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Global Abrasives

Global Abrasives

Global demand for abrasives is forecast to rise 5.1% per year to $45.5 billion in 2023. Growth will be driven by increasing manufacturing of durable goods, such as machinery, transportation equipment, and electrical and electronic equipment. The Asia/Pacific region, led by China, will account for the largest share of growth, fueled by the development of manufacturing industries in lower-income countries.

The report covers abrasives demand by product, market, and region. Demand is presented in US dollars.

Among the products covered in this study are:
Coated abrasives
Bonded abrasives
Loose abrasives grains and powders
Metallic abrasives

Demand by product and market is presented for 19 countries in the following regions:
North America
Central and South America
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
Asia/Pacific
Africa/Mideast
Demand totals are also presented for a further four countries.

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the global abrasives market, including key trends in products, markets, and regions. Historical data are provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018 for demand, production, and net exports, with forecasts for 2023. Historical market volatility is also addressed. Data are provided in US dollars. Demand totals at country level are also presented local currency terms. Also included is an analysis of key industry players and their global market shares.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | Key Global Abrasives Trends
  • GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Key Trends in the Global Abrasives Market
    • Global Abrasives Market
      • Demand by Region
        • Table Global Abrasives Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 2-2 | Global Abrasives Demand Share by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Production by Region
        • Table Global Abrasives Production by Region, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 2-3 | Global Abrasives Production Share by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • International Trade
        • Table Global Abrasives Net Exports by Region, 2008 – 2023
    • Pricing Patterns
      • Table Global Abrasives Price Deflators by Product, 2008 – 2023
    • Abrasives Raw Materials
      • Demand by Type & Region
        • Table Global Abrasive Raw Materials Demand by Type & Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Manufactured Minerals
        • Table Global Manufactured Abrasive Minerals Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Natural Minerals
        • Table Global Natural Abrasive Minerals Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Metallic Materials
        • Table Global Metallic Abrasive Materials Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
    • Technology & Product Development
    • Legal & Regulatory Environment
  • PRODUCTS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Key Global Abrasives Product Trends
    • Scope
    • Abrasives Demand by Product
      • Table Global Abrasives Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 3-2 | Global Abrasives Demand Share by Product, 2018
    • Nonmetallic Abrasives
      • Demand by Region
        • Table Global Nonmetallic Abrasives Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Coated Abrasives
        • Table Global Coated Abrasives Demand by Product Type & Region, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 3-3 | Coated Abrasives Product Examples
        • Table Key Characteristics of Paper & Other Coated Abrasives
      • Bonded Abrasives
        • Table Global Bonded Abrasives Demand by Product Type & Region, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Figure 3-4 | Bonded Abrasives Product Examples
        • Table Key Applications for Conventional Bonded Abrasives by Material
        • Table Characteristics of Bonded Superabrasives by Material
      • Loose Abrasive Grains & Powders
        • Table Global Loose Abrasive Grains & Powders Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
        • Table Key Applications for Loose Abrasive Grains & Powders
        • Table Figure 3-5 | Loose Abrasive Grains & Powders Product Examples
    • Metallic Abrasives
      • Table Global Metallic Abrasives Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Characteristics of Metallic Abrasives by Product
      • Table Figure 3-6 | Metallic Abrasives Product Examples
  • MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | Key Global Abrasives Market Trends
    • Demand by Market
      • Table Global Abrasives Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 4-2 | Global Abrasives Demand Share by Market, 2018
    • Durable Goods Manufacturing
      • Demand by Market & Region
        • Table Global Durable Goods Manufacturing Abrasives Demand by Market & Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Machinery Manufacturing
        • Table Global Machinery Manufacturing Abrasives Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
        • Table Global Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Abrasives Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Electrical & Electronic Equipment Manufacturing
        • Table Global Electrical & Electronic Equipment Manufacturing Abrasives Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Fabricated Metal Manufacturing
        • Table Global Fabricated Metals Manufacturing Abrasives Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
      • Other Durable Goods Manufacturing
        • Table Global Demand for Abrasives in Other Durable Goods Manufacturing by Region, 2008 – 2023
    • Cleaning & Maintenance
      • Table Global Cleaning & Maintenance Abrasives Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023
    • Other Markets
      • Table Global Demand for Abrasives in Other Markets by Market & Region, 2008 – 2023
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | North America: Abrasives Market
    • North America: Abrasives Market Size
      • Table Figure 5-2 | North America: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • North America: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 5-3 | North America: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
    • North America: Supply & Demand
      • Table North America: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
    • North America: Demand by Product & Market
      • Table North America: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • North America: Demand by Country
      • Table North America: Abrasives Demand by Country, 2008 – 2023
    • North America: Market Share
      • Table Figure 5-4 | North America: Abrasives Market Share, 2018
    • United States
      • Table Figure 5-5 | United States: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 5-6 | United States: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table United States: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table United States: Abrasives Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023
      • Table United States: Abrasives Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table United States: Abrasives Raw Materials Demand by Type, 2008 – 2023
    • Mexico
      • Table Figure 5-7 | Mexico: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 5-8 | Mexico: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Mexico: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Mexico: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Canada
      • Table Figure 5-9 | Canada: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 5-10 | Canada: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Canada: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Canada: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
  • CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA
    • Central & South America: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 6-1 | Central & South America: Abrasives Market
    • Central & South America: Abrasives Market Size
      • Table Figure 6-2 | Central & South America: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Central & South America: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 6-3 | Central & South America: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
    • Central & South America: Supply & Demand
      • Table Central & South America: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
    • Central & South America: Demand by Product & Market
      • Table Central & South America: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Central & South America: Market Share
      • Table Figure 6-4 | Central & South America: Abrasives Market Share, 2018
    • Brazil
      • Table Figure 6-5 | Brazil: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 6-6 | Brazil: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Brazil: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Brazil: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Other Central & South America
      • Table Figure 6-7 | Other Central & South America: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 6-8 | Other Central & South America: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Other Central & South America: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Other Central & South America: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 7-1 | Western Europe: Abrasives Market
    • Western Europe: Abrasives Market Size
      • Table Figure 7-2 | Western Europe: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Western Europe: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 7-3 | Western Europe: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
    • Western Europe: Supply & Demand
      • Table Western Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
    • Western Europe: Demand by Product & Market
      • Table Western Europe: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Western Europe: Demand by Country
      • Table Western Europe: Abrasives Demand by Country, 2008 – 2023
    • Western Europe: Market Share
      • Table Figure 7-4 | Western Europe: Abrasives Market Share, 2018
    • Germany
      • Table Figure 7-5 | Germany: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 7-6 | Germany: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Germany: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Germany: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Italy
      • Table Figure 7-7 | Italy: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 7-8 | Italy: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Italy: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Italy: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • France
      • Table Figure 7-9 | France: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 7-10 | France: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table France: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table France: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • United Kingdom
      • Table Figure 7-11 | United Kingdom: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 7-12 | United Kingdom: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table United Kingdom: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table United Kingdom: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Spain
      • Table Figure 7-13 | Spain: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 7-14 | Spain: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Spain: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Spain: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Other Western Europe
      • Table Figure 7-15 | Other Western Europe: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 7-16 | Other Western Europe: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Other Western Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Other Western Europe: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Other Western Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand by Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Figure 7-17 | Netherlands: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Figure 7-18 | Austria: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Figure 7-19 | Switzerland: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Figure 7-20 | Belgium: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Figure 7-21 | All Other Western Europe: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
  • EASTERN EUROPE
    • Eastern Europe: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 8-1 | Eastern Europe: Abrasives Market
    • Eastern Europe: Abrasives Market Size
      • Table Figure 8-2 | Eastern Europe: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Eastern Europe: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 8-3 | Eastern Europe: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
    • Eastern Europe: Supply & Demand
      • Table Eastern Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
    • Eastern Europe: Demand by Product & Market
      • Table Eastern Europe: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Eastern Europe: Market Share
      • Table Figure 8-4 | Eastern Europe: Abrasives Market Share, 2018
    • Russia
      • Table Figure 8-5 | Russia: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 8-6 | Russia: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Russia: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Russia: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Poland
      • Table Figure 8-7 | Poland: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 8-8 | Poland: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Poland: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Poland: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Other Eastern Europe
      • Table Figure 8-9 | Other Eastern Europe: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 8-10 | Other Eastern Europe: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Other Eastern Europe: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Other Eastern Europe: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 9-1 | Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Market
    • Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Market Size
      • Table Figure 9-2 | Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Asia/Pacific: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 9-3 | Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
    • Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
      • Table Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Product & Market
      • Table Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Country
      • Table Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Demand by Country, 2008 – 2023
    • Asia/Pacific: Market Share
      • Table Figure 9-4 | Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Market Share, 2018
    • China
      • Table Figure 9-5 | China: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 9-6 | China: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table China: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table China: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Japan
      • Table Figure 9-7 | Japan: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 9-8 | Japan: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Japan: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Japan: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • India
      • Table Figure 9-9 | India: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 9-10 | India: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table India: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table India: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • South Korea
      • Table Figure 9-11 | South Korea: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 9-12 | South Korea: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table South Korea: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table South Korea: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Taiwan
      • Table Figure 9-13 | Taiwan: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 9-14 | Taiwan: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Taiwan: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Taiwan: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Thailand
      • Table Figure 9-15 | Thailand: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 9-16 | Thailand: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Thailand: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Thailand: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Indonesia
      • Table Figure 9-17 | Indonesia: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 9-18 | Indonesia: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Indonesia: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Indonesia: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Table Figure 9-19 | Other Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 9-20 | Other Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
  • AFRICA/MIDEAST
    • Africa/Mideast: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 10-1 | Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Market
    • Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Market Size
      • Table Figure 10-2 | Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
    • Africa/Mideast: Historical Trends
      • Table Figure 10-3 | Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
    • Africa/Mideast: Supply & Demand
      • Table Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
    • Africa/Mideast: Demand by Product & Market
      • Table Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Africa/Mideast: Market Share
      • Table Figure 10-4 | Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Market Share, 2018
    • Turkey
      • Table Figure 10-5 | Turkey: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 10-6 | Turkey: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Turkey: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Turkey: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
    • Other Africa/Mideast
      • Table Figure 10-7 | Other Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Market Key Indicators, 2018
      • Table Figure 10-8 | Other Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Demand, 2006 – 2018
      • Table Other Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Supply & Demand, 2008 – 2023
      • Table Other Africa/Mideast: Abrasives Demand by Product & Market, 2008 – 2023
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table Abrasives Sales by Company, 2018
    • Market Share
      • Table Figure 11-1 | Global Abrasives Market Share, 2018
      • Table Figure 11-2 | Global Abrasives: First Market Leader
      • Table Figure 11-3 | Global Abrasives: Second Market Leader
      • Table Figure 11-4 | Global Abrasives: Third Market Leader
      • Table Figure 11-5 | Global Abrasives: Fourth Market Leader
      • Table Figure 11-6 | Global Abrasives: Fifth Market Leader
      • Table Figure 11-7 | Global Abrasives: Sixth Market Leader
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing Strategies
    • Distribution Channels
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table Selected Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • List of Industry Participants
    • Industry Participants by Geographic Region
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Relevant NAICS & SIC Codes
      • Table Relevant NACE Codes
    • Definitions
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Freedonia Methodology
    • Study-Specific Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Studies & Reports
    • Country Lists by Region
      • Table Countries in North America
      • Table Countries in Central & South America
      • Table Countries in Western Europe
      • Table Countries in Eastern Europe
      • Table Countries in the Asia/Pacific Region
      • Table Countries in the Africa/Mideast Region
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Global Gross Domestic Product by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Population
        • Table Global Population by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Manufacturing Outlook
        • Table Global Manufacturing Value Added by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Personal Consumption Expenditures
        • Table Global Personal Consumption Expenditures by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Construction Outlook
        • Table Global Construction Expenditures by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023
      • Global Building Construction Outlook
        • Table Global Building Construction Expenditures by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023

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