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Global Activated Carbon

Global Activated Carbon

Global demand for activated carbon is forecast to climb 4.2% per year through 2022 to 1.8 million metric tons. Increasing attention to air and water quality – particularly in the developing world – will support demand for activated carbon products.

This report covers activated carbon demand by product, market, and country. Data are provided in volume (thousand metric tons) and value (million dollars).

Activated carbon markets covered in the study include:
Water Treatment
Food & Beverage Processing
Pharmaceutical & Medical
Mining
Industrial Air Purification
Motor Vehicles

Major activated carbon products include:
Powdered
Granular
Other, specialty types

Demand is broken out into major global regions:
North America
Central & South America
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
Asia/Pacific
Africa/Mideast

Scope of the Report
This report covers the scope, size, and growth of the global activated carbon market including key trends in applications and market segmentation. Historical data are provided for 2007, 2012, and 2017 with forecasts to 2022. Data are provided in both volume and value terms. Also included is an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table Figure 1-1 | Key Trends in the Global Activated Carbon Market
  • GLOBAL OVERVIEW
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | Key Global Activated Carbon Market Trends
    • Activated Carbon Demand by Region
      • Table Global Activated Carbon Demand by Region, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 2-2 | Global Activated Carbon Demand by Region, 2007 - 2022
    • Activated Carbon Production by Region
      • Table Global Activated Carbon Production by Region, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 2-3 | Global Activated Carbon Production by Region, 2017
    • Activated Carbon Net Exports by Region
      • Table Global Activated Carbon Net Exports by Region, 2007 - 2022
    • Pricing
      • Table Global Activated Carbon Prices by Product & Region, 2007 - 2022
    • Technology
      • Scope
      • Activation & Regeneration
        • Table Selected Major Suppliers' Reactivation & Regeneration by Location & Service
      • New Product Development
      • Competitive Materials & Technologies
    • Environmental & Regulatory Issues
      • Regulations Help Demand
      • United States
      • European Union
      • China
      • India
      • Other Countries
      • Multiple-Country Standards
      • Trade & Tariffs
  • PRODUCTS & MARKETS
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Global Activated Carbon Product & Market Trends
    • Activated Carbon Demand by Product
      • Table Global Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 3-2 | Global Activated Carbon Demand by Type, 2007 - 2017
    • Powdered Activated Carbon
      • Scope & Raw Materials
      • Applications
      • Demand Forecast
        • Table Global Powdered Activated Carbon Demand by Region, 2007 - 2022
    • Granular Activated Carbon
      • Scope & Raw Materials
      • Applications
      • Demand Forecast
        • Table Global Granular Activated Carbon Demand by Region, 2007 - 2022
    • Other Activated Carbon
      • Scope & Raw Materials
      • Applications
      • Demand Forecast
        • Table Global Demand for Other Activated Carbon Products by Region, 2007 - 2022
    • Activated Carbon Demand by Market
      • Table Global Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 3-3 | Global Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market & Region, 2017
    • Liquid Phase
      • Applications
      • Water Treatment
        • Table Global Water Treatment Demand for Activated Carbon by Application & Region, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Figure 3-4 | Global Water Treatment Demand for Activated Carbon by Application, 2007 - 2017
        • Table Global Drinking Water Demand for Activated Carbon, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Global Demand for Activated Carbon in Other Water Treatment Applications, 2007 - 2022
      • Food & Beverage Processing
        • Table Global Food & Beverage Processing Demand for Activated Carbon by Application & Region, 2007 – 2022
        • Table Figure 3-5 | Global Food & Beverage Processing Demand for Activated Carbon by Application, 2007 - 2017
        • Table Global Sweetener Processing Demand for Activated Carbon by Region, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Global Demand for Activated Carbon in Other Food & Beverage Processing Applications by Region, 2007 – 2022
      • Pharmaceutical & Medical
        • Table Global Pharmaceutical & Medical Demand for Activated Carbon by Region, 2007 - 2022
      • Mining
        • Table Global Mining Demand for Activated Carbon by Region, 2007 - 2022
      • Other Liquid Phase Applications
        • Table Global Activated Carbon Demand in Other Liquid Phase Applications by Region, 2007 - 2022
    • Gas Phase
      • Applications
      • Industrial Air Purification
        • Table Global Industrial Air Purification Demand for Activated Carbon by Application & Region, 2007 – 2022
        • Table Figure 3-6 | Global Industrial Air Purification Demand for Activated Carbon by Application, 2007 - 2017
        • Table Global Mercury Removal Demand for Activated Carbon by Region, 2007 - 2022
        • Table Global Activated Carbon Demand in Other Industrial Air Purification Applications by Region, 2007 – 2022
      • Motor Vehicle
        • Table Global Motor Vehicle Demand for Activated Carbon by Region, 2007 - 2022
      • Other Gas Phase Applications
        • Table Global Activated Carbon Demand in Other Gas Phase Applications by Region, 2007 - 2022
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | North America: Activated Carbon Market
    • North America: Activated Carbon Market Size
      • Table Figure 4-2 | North America: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
    • North America: Production & Trade
      • Table North America: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
    • North America: Market Share
      • Table Figure 4-3 | North America: Activated Carbon Market Share by Company, 2017
    • North America: Demand by Product
      • Table North America: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
    • North America: Demand by Market
      • Table North America: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 4-4 | North America: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Country & Market, 2017
    • United States
      • Table Figure 4-5 | United States: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table United States: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table United States: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table United States: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 4-6 | United States: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Canada
      • Table Figure 4-7 | Canada: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Canada: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Canada: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Canada: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 4-8 | Canada: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Mexico
      • Table Figure 4-9 | Mexico: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Mexico: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Mexico: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Mexico: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 4-10 | Mexico: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
  • CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA
    • Central & South America: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | Central & South America: Activated Carbon Market
    • Central & South America: Activated Carbon Market Size
      • Table Figure 5-2 | Central & South America: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
    • Central & South America: Production & Trade
      • Table Central & South America: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
    • Central & South America: Demand by Product
      • Table Central & South America: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
    • Central & South America: Demand by Market
      • Table Central & South America: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 5-3 | Central & South America: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Country & Market, 2017
    • Brazil
      • Table Figure 5-4 | Brazil: Activated Carbon Market Key Trends, 2017
      • Table Brazil: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Brazil: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Brazil: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 5-5 | Brazil: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Other Central & South America
      • Table Figure 5-6 | Other Central & South America: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Other Central & South America: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Central & South America: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Central & South America: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 5-7 | Other Central & South America: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Central & South America: Activated Carbon Demand by Country, 2007 - 2022
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 6-1 | Western Europe: Activated Carbon Market
    • Western Europe: Activated Carbon Market Size
      • Table Figure 6-2 | Western Europe: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
    • Western Europe: Production & Trade
      • Table Western Europe: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
    • Western Europe: Market Share
      • Table Figure 6-3 | Western Europe: Activated Carbon Market Share by Company, 2017
    • Western Europe: Demand by Product
      • Table Western Europe: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
    • Western Europe: Demand by Market
      • Table Western Europe: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 6-4 | Western Europe: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Country & Market, 2017
    • Germany
      • Table Figure 6-5 | Germany: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Germany: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Germany: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Germany: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 6-6 | Germany: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • France
      • Table Figure 6-7 | France: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table France: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table France: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table France: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 6-8 | France: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Italy
      • Table Figure 6-9 | Italy: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Italy: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Italy: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Italy: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 6-10 | Italy: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • United Kingdom
      • Table Figure 6-11 | United Kingdom: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table United Kingdom: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table United Kingdom: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table United Kingdom: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 6-12 | United Kingdom: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Spain
      • Table Figure 6-13 | Spain: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Spain: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Spain: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Spain: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 6-14 | Spain: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Other Western Europe
      • Table Figure 6-15 | Other Western Europe: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Other Western Europe: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Western Europe: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Western Europe: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 6-16 | Other Western Europe: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Western Europe: Activated Carbon Demand by Country, 2007 - 2022
  • EASTERN EUROPE
    • Eastern Europe: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 7-1 | Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Market
    • Eastern Europe: Market Size
      • Table Figure 7-2 | Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
    • Eastern Europe: Production & Trade
      • Table Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
    • Eastern Europe: Demand by Product
      • Table Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
    • Eastern Europe: Demand by Market
      • Table Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 7-3 | Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Country & Market, 2017
    • Russia
      • Table Figure 7-4 | Russia: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Russia: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Russia: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Russia: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 7-5 | Russia: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Poland
      • Table Figure 7-6 | Poland: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Poland: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Poland: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Poland: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 7-7 | Poland: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Other Eastern Europe
      • Table Figure 7-8 | Other Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Other Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 7-9 | Other Eastern Europe: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 8-1 | Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Market
    • Asia/Pacific: Market Size
      • Table Figure 8-2 | Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
    • Asia/Pacific: Production & Trade
      • Table Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
    • Asia/Pacific: Market Share
      • Table Figure 8-3 | Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Market Share by Company, 2017
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Product
      • Table Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Market
      • Table Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 8-4 | Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2017
    • China
      • Table Figure 8-5 | China: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table China: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table China: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table China: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 8-6 | China: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Japan
      • Table Figure 8-7 | Japan: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Japan: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Japan: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Japan: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 8-8 | Japan: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • India
      • Table Figure 8-9 | India: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table India: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table India: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table India: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 8-10 | India: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • South Korea
      • Table Figure 8-11 | South Korea: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table South Korea: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table South Korea: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table South Korea: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 8-12 | South Korea: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Indonesia
      • Table Figure 8-13 | Indonesia: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Indonesia: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Indonesia: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Indonesia: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 8-14 | Indonesia: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Australia
      • Table Figure 8-15 | Australia: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Australia: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Australia: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Australia: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 8-16 | Australia: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Table Figure 8-17 | Other Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 8-18 | Other Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Asia/Pacific: Activated Carbon Demand by Country, 2007 - 2022
  • AFRICA/MIDEAST
    • Africa/Mideast: Key Findings
      • Table Figure 9-1 | Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Market
    • Africa/Mideast: Market Size
      • Table Figure 9-2 | Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
    • Africa/Mideast: Production & Trade
      • Table Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
    • Africa/Mideast: Demand by Product
      • Table Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
    • Africa/Mideast: Demand by Market
      • Table Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 9-3 | Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Demand by Country & Market, 2017
    • Turkey
      • Table Figure 9-4 | Turkey: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Turkey: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Turkey: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Turkey: Activated Carbon Demand by Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 9-5 | Turkey: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
    • Other Africa/Mideast
      • Table Figure 9-6 | Other Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Market Key Indicators, 2017
      • Table Other Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Supply & Demand, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Demand by Product, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Other Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Demand by Country & Market, 2007 - 2022
      • Table Figure 9-7 | Other Africa/Mideast: Activated Carbon Demand Share by Market, 2007 - 2022
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table Activated Carbon Sales by Company, 2017
    • Market Share
      • Table Figure 10-1 | Global Activated Carbon Market Share by Company, 2017
      • Table Figure 10-2 | Global Activated Carbon Market: First Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 10-3 | Global Activated Carbon Market: Second Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 10-4 | Global Activated Carbon Market: Third Leading Supplier
      • Table Figure 10-5 | Global Activated Carbon Market: Fourth Leading Supplier
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Table Competitive Strategies in the Global Activated Carbon Industry
    • Barriers to Entry
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures
    • List of Industry Participants by Geographic Region
    • List of Industry Participants
  • APPENDIX
    • Scope
      • Table Relevant NAICS & SIC Codes
      • Table Relevant NACE Codes
      • Table Relevant HS 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
      • Global Economic Outlook
        • Table Global Gross Domestic Product by Region & Country, 2007 - 2022
      • Global Population
        • Table Global Population by Region & Country, 2007 - 2022
      • Global Manufacturing Outlook
        • Table Global Manufacturing Value Added by Region & Country, 2007 - 2022
      • Global Water Withdrawal
        • Table Global Nonagricultural Water Withdrawal by Region & Country, 2007 - 2022
      • Global Food & Beverage Manufacturing Outlook
        • Table Global Food & Beverage Manufacturing Value Added, 2007 - 2022
      • Global Motor Vehicle Production Outlook
        • Table Global Motor Vehicle Production by Region, 2007 - 2022

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