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Global and China Aramid Fiber Industry Report, 2017-2021

Global and China Aramid Fiber Industry Report, 2017-2021

Global aramid fiber output totaled 115kt with capacity utilization of 76.0% in 2016. As industries like environmental protection and military develop, the output is expected to rise to 138kt and capacity utilization over 80.0% in 2021.

As one of the world’s major aramid fiber producers, China produced about 14kt or 12.5% of the global total in 2016, up 8.3% from the previous year and representing a CAGR of 10.4% between 2011 and 2016. Stimulated by national policies, the aramid fiber market will maintain a growth rate of around 10.0% from 2017 to 2021. Due to technological limitations, China’s capacity utilization is lower than the global average, standing at 62.1% in 2016. The figure will climb as the technology advances.

China produces mainly meta-aramid fiber with low technological requirements. In 2016, the country produced 13kt of meta-aramid fiber, making up 90.3% of the domestic market, far higher than the global average of 31.8%. By contrast, para-aramid fiber, particularly high-performance products, is largely imported with an import dependency of 36.3% in 2016.

Global aramid fiber market is highly concentrated with CR5 staying above 85% in 2016. Major enterprises include U.S. DuPont, Japanese Teijin, South Korean Kolon and Hyosung, and Chinese Yantai Tayho Advanced Materials and X-FIPER New Material. DuPont and Teijin are dominant in global aramid fiber market, holding a combined over 70% market share. Moreover, DuPont, Teijin and Yantai Tayho Advanced Materials are capable of producing bother meta-aramid fiber and para-aramid fiber.

Because of its excellent performance (high-temperature resistance, lightweight, and long life cycle), aramid fiber is widely used in fields like high-temperature-resistant filter materials, automobile, and protection.

High-temperature-resistant filter materials: the Chinese high-temperature-resistant filter materials market presented a CAGR of over 30% between 2010 and 2016, and will maintain a growth rate of above 20% during 2017-2021 as the Chinese government focuses on tackling environmental pollution. Correspondingly, the demand for aramid fiber, one of main raw materials for high-temperature-resistant filter materials, will also move into high gear, expected to soar from 5.8kt in 2016 to 9.7kt in 2021.

Automobile: aramid fiber can be used to produce tire cord, brake pad, clutch, rectifier, engine shim, and car body. As it can greatly cut the weight of car body and reduce the resistance of tire, aramid fiber has become one of tire skeleton materials that grew at the fastest rate in recent years.

Global and China Aramid Fiber Industry Report, 2017-2021 focuses on the followings:
Aramid fiber (overview, classification, development planning, industry chain, etc.);
Global aramid fiber (meta-aramid fiber and para-aramid fiber) market;
Chinese aramid fiber market (supply & demand, market structure, import & export, competitive landscape, problems, etc.);
Chinese meta-aramid fiber market (market size, import & export, competitive landscape, problems, etc.);
Chinese para-aramid fiber market (market size, import & export, competitive landscape, problems, etc.);
Applications (high-temperature-resistant filter materials, tire cord, aerospace materials, automotive materials, protective materials, aramid paper, and optical cable reinforced materials) of aramid fiber (status quo of market and application);
Five foreign and fourteen Chinese aramid fiber and composites producers (operation, aramid fiber-related business, etc.)

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1 Overview of Aramid Fiber
1.1 Overview
1.2 Meta-aramid Fiber
1.3 Para-aramid Fiber
1.4 Development Planning
1.5 Industry Chain
2 Global Aramid Fiber Market
2.1 Overview
2.1.1 Market Size
2.1.2 Competitive Landscape
2.2 Meta-aramid Fiber
2.2.1 Market Size
2.2.2 Market Structure
2.2.3 Competitive Landscape
2.3 Para-aramid Fiber
2.3.1 Market Size
2.3.2 Market Structure
2.3.3 Competitive Landscape
3 Chinese Aramid Fiber Market
3.1 Supply & Demand
3.1.1 Supply
3.1.2 Demand
3.2 Market Structure
3.3 Import & Export
3.4 Competitive Landscape
3.5 Problems Existed
4 Chinese Meta-aramid Fiber Market
4.1 Supply & Demand
4.1.1 Supply
4.1.2 Demand
4.2 Import & Export
4.2.1 Total Volume
4.2.2 Price
4.2.3 Structure
4.3 Competitive Landscape
4.4 Problems Existed
5 Chinese Para-aramid Fiber Market
5.1 Supply & Demand
5.1.1 Supply
5.1.2 Demand
5.2 Import & Export
5.2.1 Total Volume
5.2.2 Price
5.2.3 Structure
5.3 Competitive Landscape
5.4 Price
5.5 Problems Existed
6 Downstream Applications of Aramid Fiber
6.1 High Temperature Resistant Filter Materials
6.1.1 Application of Aramid Fiber in the Field of High Temperature Resistant Filter Materials
6.1.2 Market Overview
6.2 Tire Cord
6.2.1 Application of Aramid Fiber in the Field of Tire Cord
6.2.2 Market Status
6.3 Aerospace Materials
6.3.1 Application of Aramid Fiber in the Field of Aerospace Materials
6.3.2 Market Overview
6.4 Automotive Materials
6.4.1 Application of Aramid Fiber in the Field of Automotive Materials
6.4.2 Market Overview
6.5 Protection Field
6.6 Aramid Paper
6.7 Optical Cable Reinforced Materials
6.8 Sports Equipment & Materials
6.9 Marine Materials
6.10 Others
7 Global Major Aramid Fiber Producers
7.1 DuPont
7.1.1 Profile
7.1.2 Operation
7.1.3 Operation of Protection Technologies Segment
7.1.4 Aramid Fiber Business
7.1.5 Business in China
7.2 Teijin
7.2.1 Profile
7.2.2 Operation
7.2.3 Operation of Advanced Fibers & Composites Segment
7.2.4 Aramid Fiber Business
7.2.5 Business in China
7.3 Kolon
7.3.1 Profile
7.3.2 Operation
7.3.3 Operation of Industrial Materials Segment
7.3.4 Aramid Fiber Business
7.4 Others
7.4.1 Huvis
7.4.2 Hyosung
8 Chinese Major Aramid Fiber Producers
8.1 Yantai Tayho Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.
8.1.1 Profile
8.1.2 Operation
8.1.3 R & D
8.1.4 Aramid Fiber Business
8.1.5 Aramid Fiber Composites Business
8.1.6 Development Strategy
8.2 Shenma Industry Co., Ltd.
8.2.1 Profile
8.2.2 Operation
8.2.3 Aramid Fiber Business
8.3 Shenzhen Selen Science & Technology Co., Ltd.
8.3.1 Profile
8.3.2 Operation
8.3.3 Aramid Fiber Business
8.4 Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fibre Company Limited (YCF)
8.4.1 Profile
8.4.2 Aramid Fiber Business
8.5 X-FIPER New Material Co., Ltd
8.5.1 Profile
8.5.2 Aramid Fiber Business
8.6 Guangdong Charming Co., Ltd.
8.6.1 Profile
8.6.2 Aramid Fiber Business
8.7 Suzhou Zhaoda Specially Fiber Technical Co., Ltd.
8.7.1 Profile
8.7.2 Aramid Fiber Business
8.8 China BlueStar Chengrand Research & Design Institute of Chemical Industry
8.8.1 Profile
8.8.2 Aramid Fiber Business
8.9 Hebei Silicon Valley Chemical Co., Ltd.
8.9.1 Profile
8.9.2 Aramid Fiber Business
9 Chinese Major Aramid Fiber Composite Producers
9.1 Xiamen Savings Environmental Co., Ltd.
9.1.1 Profile
9.1.2 Operation
9.1.3 R & D
9.1.4 Aramid Fiber Composites Business
9.2 Yichang Hedali Composite Materials Co., Ltd.
9.2.1 Profile
9.2.2 Aramid Fiber Composites Business
9.3 Wuxi Boton Technology Co., Ltd.
9.3.1 Profile
9.3.2 Operation
9.3.3 R & D
9.3.4 Aramid Fiber Composites Business
9.4 Qifeng New Material Co., Ltd.
9.4.1 Profile
9.4.2 Operation
9.4.3 Aramid Fiber Composites Business
9.5 Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology Co., Ltd.
9.5.1 Profile
9.5.2 Operation
9.5.3 Aramid Fiber Composites Business

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