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World Roofing


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World Roofing

World demand to rise nearly 4% annually through 2018
Demand for roofing products worldwide is projected to grow nearly four percent per year through 2018 to over 12 billion square meters, a significant improvement from the lethargic performance of the 2008-2013 period. Demand growth will primarily be stimulated by rebounding residential building construction activity in many developed countries, including the US. Continued strong growth in lowerincome areas, particularly in Asia, will also contribute to demand gains.

Tile roofing, popular in Asia, to outpace bituminous types
Though the mix of roofing materials used varies from country to country, bituminous and tile products were the most popular choices in 2013, together accounting for 70 percent of global demand in area terms. Tile products are forecast to see slightly faster demand growth than bituminous products through 2018, and will see a small increase in market share. Tile products will benefit from their intensive use in the rapidly growing Asia/Pacific market. However, both elastomeric and plastic roofing are projected to post faster demand gains through 2018, though they will continue to account for only small shares of the total market. Fiber cement products are forecast to lose market share through 2018, in part due to growing health concerns over the use of asbestos.

Nonresidential construction to be fastest growing market
Demand for roofing in new nonresidential construction applications is projected to register the fastest gains of any market through 2018, driven by recovering nonresidential construction activity in developed countries and continued strong growth in developing areas throughout the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions. Demand for roofing in new residential applications fell between 2008 and 2010 due to the housing market collapses in many developed countries, and only began to recover in 2011. Rebounds in many of these housing markets will allow roofing demand in new residential construction applications to post above average gains through 2018.

China, US to claim over half of all new roofing demand
China and the US will account for over one-half of global gains in roofing demand in square meters through 2018. China, the world’s largest market for roofing products in 2013, will maintain its trend of strong growth and account for one-third of global market gains. The US is projected to recover from a housing market collapse that began in 2006 and caused roofing demand in the country to plummet. Strong growth is also expected in a number of smaller roofing markets, including Indonesia, India, and Turkey. Although some higher-income countries will see fast, rebound-fueled growth similar to the US, market gains will typically be slower than in lower-income areas. In fact, Western Europe will exhibit the slowest regional roofing market growth through 2018.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD ROOFING DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Building Construction Outlook
      • Table WORLD BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
      • Relationship to Roofing Demand
        • Table CHART II-1 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PER CAPITA ROOFING DEMAND & PER CAPITA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES, 2013
      • Residential Building
        • Table WORLD RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
      • Nonresidential Building
        • Table WORLD NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
    • World Demographic Overview
      • Population
        • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
      • Households
        • Table WORLD HOUSEHOLDS BY REGION
    • World Housing Stock
      • Table WORLD HOUSING STOCK BY TYPE & REGION
    • Materials & Technology Trends
    • Pricing Patterns
      • Table WORLD ROOFING PRICES
      • Table CHART II-2 WORLD ROOFING PRICES, 2003-2023
    • Legal & Regulatory Environment
  • OVERVIEW
    • General
    • Regional Overview
      • Table WORLD ROOFING MARKET ENVIRONMENT
      • Demand
        • Table WORLD ROOFING DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table CHART III-1 WORLD ROOFING DEMAND BY REGION, 2013
        • Table CHART III-2 WORLD ROOFING DEMAND PROJECTED 2013-2018 ANNUAL RATE OF AREA GROWTH
      • Production
        • Table WORLD ROOFING PRODUCTION BY REGION
        • Table CHART III-3 WORLD ROOFING PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2013
      • International Trade
        • Table WORLD ROOFING NET EXPORTS BY REGION
    • Demand by Product
      • Table WORLD ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHART III-4 WORLD ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2013
      • Bituminous Roofing
        • Table WORLD BITUMINOUS ROOFING DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
      • Tile Roofing
        • Table WORLD TILE DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
      • Metal Roofing
        • Table WORLD METAL ROOFING DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
      • Fiber Cement Roofing
        • Table WORLD FIBER CEMENT ROOFING DEMAND BY REGION
      • Elastomeric Roofing
        • Table WORLD ELASTOMERIC ROOFING DEMAND BY REGION
      • Plastic Roofing
        • Table WORLD PLASTIC ROOFING DEMAND BY REGION
      • Other Roofing
        • Table WORLD OTHER ROOFING DEMAND BY REGION
    • Demand by Market
      • Table WORLD ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART III-5 WORLD ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET, 2013
      • Residential
        • Table WORLD RESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY APPLICATION & REGION
      • Nonresidential
        • Table WORLD NONRESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY APPLICATION & REGION
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: General
    • North America: Roofing Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-1 NORTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • North America: Roofing Demand by Product
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHART IV-2 NORTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2013
    • North America: Roofing Demand by Market
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • United States
      • United States: General
      • United States: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United States: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table UNITED STATES: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • United States: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table UNITED STATES: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Canada
      • Canada: General
      • Canada: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Canada: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table CANADA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Canada: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table CANADA: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: General
      • Mexico: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Mexico: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table MEXICO: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Mexico: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table MEXICO: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: General
    • Western Europe: Roofing Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART V-1 WESTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • Western Europe: Roofing Demand by Product
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHART V-2 WESTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2013
    • Western Europe: Roofing Demand by Market
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Germany
      • Germany: General
      • Germany: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Germany: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table GERMANY: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Germany: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table GERMANY: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • France
      • France: General
      • France: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • France: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table FRANCE: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • France: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table FRANCE: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: General
      • United Kingdom: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • United Kingdom: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • United Kingdom: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Italy
      • Italy: General
      • Italy: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Italy: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table ITALY: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Italy: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table ITALY: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Spain
      • Spain: General
      • Spain: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Spain: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table SPAIN: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Spain: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table SPAIN: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: General
      • Other Western Europe: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Western Europe: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Other Western Europe: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: General
    • Asia/Pacific: Roofing Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VI-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: ROOFING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
    • Asia/Pacific: Roofing Demand by Product
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Table CHART VI-2 ASIA/PACIFIC: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2013
    • Asia/Pacific: Roofing Demand by Market
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • China
      • China: General
      • China: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • China: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table CHINA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • China: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table CHINA: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • India
      • India: General
      • India: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • India: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table INDIA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • India: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table INDIA: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Japan
      • Japan: General
      • Japan: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Japan: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table JAPAN: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Japan: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table JAPAN: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Indonesia
      • Indonesia: General
      • Indonesia: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table INDONESIA: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Indonesia: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table INDONESIA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Indonesia: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table INDONESIA: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Thailand
      • Thailand: General
      • Thailand: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table THAILAND: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Thailand: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table THAILAND: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Thailand: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table THAILAND: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: General
      • South Korea: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • South Korea: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • South Korea: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: General
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Roofing Demand by Market & Country
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: General
      • Central & South America: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-1 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
      • Central & South America: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table CHART VII-2 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2013
      • Central & South America: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table BRAZIL: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table BRAZIL: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: General
      • Eastern Europe: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-3 EASTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
      • Eastern Europe: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table CHART VII-4 EASTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2013
      • Eastern Europe: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table RUSSIA: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table RUSSIA: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: General
      • Africa/Mideast: Roofing Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-5 AFRICA/MIDEAST: ROOFING DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2013
      • Africa/Mideast: Roofing Demand by Product
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table CHART VII-6 AFRICA/MIDEAST: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2013
      • Africa/Mideast: Roofing Demand by Market
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Turkey
        • Table TURKEY: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table TURKEY: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table TURKEY: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Iran
        • Table IRAN: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table IRAN: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table IRAN: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Africa/Mideast
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: ROOFING SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET & COUNTRY
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table WORLD ROOFING SALES BY COMPANY, 2013
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VIII-1 WORLD ROOFING MARKET SHARE, 2013
    • Product Development & Manufacturing
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Company Profiles
      • BASF SE
      • Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
      • BlueScope Steel Limited
      • Boral Limited
      • Braas Monier Building Group SA
      • Bridgestone Corporation
      • Building Materials Corporation of America
      • Carlisle Companies Incorporated
      • China National Building Material Group Corporation
      • Duro-Last Roofing Incorporated
      • Dynal Industrial SA
      • Etex Group SA
      • Fletcher Building Limited
      • FLSmidth & Company A/S
      • HeidelbergCement AG
      • Henry Company
      • Hood Companies
      • Icopal a/s
      • IKO Group
      • Imerys SA
      • Kubota Corporation
      • Mapei SpA
      • NCI Building Systems Incorporated
      • Nordic Waterproofing AB
      • Nucor Corporation
      • Onduline SA
      • Owens Corning
      • Rautaruukki Oyj
      • Saint-Gobain
      • Sanko Metal Industrial Company Limited
      • Siam Cement Public Company Limited
      • Sika AG
      • Soprema SAS
      • Tajima Roofing Incorporated
      • TAMKO Building Products Incorporated
      • TechnoNICOL Corporation
      • Terreal SAS
      • Uralita SA
      • Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie AG
    • Additional Companies in the World Roofing Industry

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