This report forecasts to 2021 global demand for refractories by material, market, and major world region in metric tons. Material segments include: clay and nonclay. Reported markets encompass: iron and steel, nonmetallic minerals, nonferrous metals, and other markets. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions.
To illustrate historical trends, world, material, market, and regional demand (including material and market segments) are provided for 2006, 2011, and 2016. Finally, global shipments by value are segmented by major world region and provided for 2006, 2011, 2016, and 2021.