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Global Silicon and Ferro Silicon Industry

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Silicon and Ferro Silicon Industry
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Silicon and Ferro Silicon in Thousands of Tons by the following End Use Segments: Silicon - Metallurgy, Chemical, Semiconductors, and Others; Ferro Silicon - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 78 companies including many key and niche players such as AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V., China National BlueStar (Group) Co, Ltd., BlueStar Silicon Materials Co Ltd., Elkem AS, Dow Corning Corporation, Evonik Industries AG, Ferroatlantica Group S.A, FerroPem Foundry Products, Fesil ASA, Globe Specialty Metals, Globe Metallurgical, Inc., Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation, MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc., Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, Mitsubishi Polysilicon America Corporation, OSAKA Titanium Technologies Co., Ltd., Renewable Energy Corporation ASA, RIMA Industrial S/A, Simcoa (Silicon Metal Company of Australia), Operations Pty Ltd., Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Sinosteel Zunyi Ferroalloy Co., Ltd., Sumco Corporation, Sumco Techxiv Corporation, Tokuyama Corporation, VBC Ferro Alloys Ltd., and Wacker Chemie AG. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Silicon I-3
Ferro silicon I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
An Insight into the Global Silicon Industry II-1
Current & Future Analysis II-1
Silicon Market by End-use II-1
Ferro Silicon Market by End-use II-2
An Analysis of the Demand/Supply Scenario II-2
Noteworthy Trends and Issues II-2
Silicon Market Back on Track II-2
Table 1: Global Silicon Content for Silicon and Ferro
Silicon Production in Thousand Metric Tons by Country: 2011
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 2: Global Ferro Silicon Production (2008): Percentage
Breakdown of Output by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-3
Demand and Prices for Silicon Metal Continue to Increase II-3
Manufacturers Halt Production of Upgraded Metallurgical-Grade
Silicon II-4
End-Use Applications Impact Demand II-4
Product Innovation-Major Growth Driver II-4

2. END-USE OVERVIEW II-5
Silicon II-5
Silicon in the Aluminum Industry II-5
Silicon in Automotive Aluminum II-5
Silicon in the Chemical Industry II-5
Silicon in the Electronics Industry II-5
SiGe Chips II-5
Silicon-on-Insulator II-5
Silicon-on-Insulator Gain Popularity II-6
Revenues in the Silicon Wafer Industry Improve Post Recession II-6
Table 3: Global Shipments of Silicon Material in Million
Square Inches (MSI) for Semiconductor Applications
(2005-2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
A Review of the Global Silicon Cell Production II-7
Table 4: Global Crystalline Silicon Cell Production by
Region (2010): Percentage Breakdown of MW c-Si Output for
China, Taiwan, Japan, Germany and Rest of World (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Silicon in the Solar Industry II-7
Global PV Market-A Mixed Bag II-7
Germany: A Major PV Market II-7
Table 5: Percentage Breakdown of Global PV Wafer Production
by Country: 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Polysilicon Industry: Outlook II-8
Global Competition Heats Up II-8
Table 6: Leading Polysilicon Manufacturers in the World
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for
GCL, Hemlock, Wacker, OCI and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 7: Percentage Breakdown of Global Solar Polysilicon
Volume Output by Country: 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-9
Capacity Additions Ease Polysilicon Shortages in the Past II-9
Polysilicon Prices at an All-Time Low in 2011 II-9
Smaller Companies Face High Entry Barriers to Establish New
Polysilicon Production Capacities II-10
Reclaim Silicon Wafer Market II-10
Recession in Retrospect II-10
Japan Leads Silicon Wafer Reclaim Market II-11
Pricing Pressure in Global Silicon Reclaim Wafer Market II-11
Solar Energy Outlook Remains Promising II-11
Companies Focus on Extensive R&D in Advanced Solar
Technologies II-12
Ferro Silicon II-12
Ferro Silicon in Iron and Steel Industry II-12
Iron and Steel Industry - An Overview II-12

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-13
Silicon II-13
Definition II-13
Occurrence II-13
Physical Properties II-13
Production Process II-14
Production of High Purity Float Zone (HPFZ) Silicon II-14
Chemical Variants II-14
Silicon Carbide II-14
Applications of SiC II-14
Fumed and Activated Silica II-15
Applications II-15
Metallurgy II-15
Chemical II-15
Semiconductors II-15
Silicon Foundry II-16
Key Global Foundries II-16
Photovoltaic Cells II-16
Monocrystalline Silicon Cells II-16
Multicrystalline Silicon Cells II-16
Amorphous Silicon Cells II-16
Silicon Germanium Alloy II-16
Silicon Metal Powder II-16
Silicon Substitutes II-17
Medicinal Properties II-17
Ferro Silicon II-17
Ferro-Silicon Substitutes II-17

4. TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENTS II-18
Silicon for Billboards II-18
Silicon for Micro-display Devices II-18
Silicon, A Lifesaver II-18

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-19
Fresco Microchip Unveils FM5150A Silicon Tuner II-19
WACKER to Launch Several New Silicone Products for Hair-care
and Cosmetics Industry II-19
WACKER to Launch Several New Silicones for Baby Care, Food and
Automotive Applications II-19
WACKER to Launch Specialty Silicone Elastomers II-20
Cree Launches 150-mm Silicon Carbide Epitaxial Wafers II-20
MEMC Electronic Materials Launches MEMC FOX-Si II-20
bSolar Introduces New Bifacial Silicon Solar Cells II-21
Dow Corning's XIAMETER® Expands Range of Silicone Products II-21
SensL Introduces New Silicon Photomultipliers in the SL Family II-21
Cree Launches CMF20120D Silicon Carbide Power MOSFET II-22
WACKER Introduces New Silicone and Binder Products II-22
Dow Corning Introduces Silicon-Based Solutions for LED Lighting II-22
WACKER to Unveil New Liquid Silicone Rubber Grades ELASTOSIL®
LR 3170/40 and ELASTOSIL® LR 3011/50 FR II-23
Dow Corning Launches New Slip and Leveling Agent Series for
Furniture, Wood and Plastic Coatings II-23
Dow Launches New Product Portfolio of Superwetting Silicone
Additives II-24
WACKER Introduces A Post-Curing Method for Silicone Elastomers II-24
WACKER Unveils ELASTOSIL® LR 3066 Range of Liquid Silicone
Rubber Products II-25

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS IN THE RECENT PAST- A
PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-26
Kotura Rolls Out New Optical Switch II-26
Polycrystalline Silicon Technology and Dynamic Engineering
Introduces PST Hydrochlorination Converter II-26
WACKER Develops New Silicone Encapsulant, ELASTOSIL® Solar
2200 for FTF Modules II-26
NXP Semiconductors Unveils TDA20142 Satellite Silicon Tuner II-27
WACKER to Launch SILPURAN® 6610/40, a Bio-compatible Silicone
Rubber II-27
WACKER Launches SILRES® IC 368 and Other Surface Coating Resins II-27
Dow Corning to Commence 100 mm Silicon Carbide (SiC) Epitaxy
Production II-28
GLOBAL FOUNDRIES Launches Silicon-Validated Solution II-28
WACKER Rolls Out POWERSIL® Fluid TR20 Insulating Fluid for
Transformers II-29
WACKER (Germany) to Unveil a New Silicone Gel for Electronic
Industry Applications II-29
Wacker to Launch POWERSIL® UV for High-Voltage Applications II-29
STMicroelectronics Unveils Silicon Surge Protectors II-30
INPRO and WACKER Unveil Silicone Adhesive II-30
ON Semiconductor Launches PureEdge Product Range II-30
Silicon-Germanium Semiconducting Nanowires Unveiled by IBM and
UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science II-30
DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and Silicon Energy Unveil Glass
-Glass Solar PV Modules II-31

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-32
GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Acquires Xuzhou Renewable Energy and
Sichuan Silicon II-32
Thaba Chueu Mining Takes Over SamQuarz II-32
Globe Specialty Metals Acquires Stake in Timminco's Quebec
Silicon II-32
Synopsys Inks a Takeover and Merger Agreement with Magma
Design Automation II-33
Enpirion Enters into Partnership with JiangyinChangdian
Advanced Packaging II-33
WACKER Enters into Partnership with Siliconas Silam II-33
Safran and GE Enter into Joint Venture with Nippon Carbon II-33
OM Holdings Inks Power Sub-station Contract and Off-Take
Agreement with PESTECH II-34
OM Materials Sdn Bhd Inks Agreement with Hanwa II-34
OM Materials and Syarikat Sesco Bhd Ink Power Purchase Agreement II-34
SINTEF Materials & Chemistry Inks Supply Agreement with ECN II-34
Kotura Inks Distribution Agreement with Nissho Electronics II-35
Dow Corning Enters into a Purchase Deal with AIXTRON SE II-35
Ceradyne to Purchase Minority Stake in GMSI II-35
WACKER Upgrades and Expands Polymer/Silicon Business in Korea II-35
REC to Inaugurate Silicon Technologies Applications and
Research Center II-36
Tokuyama Commences Phase 2 Construction of Polycrystalline
Silicon Facility II-36
WACKER Strengthens Partnership with Silicones Compounder TSF II-36
WACKER Chemie Commences Operations at Nunchritz Production
Facility II-37
SKP Group to Invest for Expanding Capacity II-37
Cabot and China National Bluestar Partner to Expand Fumed
Silica Project in China II-37
Timminco Bankrupt, Files for Protection II-37
Optima Group Takes Over CC Metals & Alloys II-37
Globe Takes Over Alden II-38
Optima Group Takes Over CC Metals and Alloys II-38
China Magnesium to Take Over Ningxia Tianjing Tianda
Metallurgical Smelting II-38
Mascotte Holdings to Acquire Stake in Sun Materials II-39
Molex Takes Over Luxtera's Active Optical Cable Business II-39
FerroAtlantica Takes Over Mangshi Sinice Silicon II-39
WACKER Extends Partnership Deal with Penta 91 II-39
WACKER Collaborates with Dow Corning To Establish Pyrogenic
Silica Facility II-40
Tokuyama to Boost Polycrystalline Silicon Production II-40
Globe to Set up Silicon Metal Plant II-41
Elkem to Temporarily Stop Silicon Production at Three Furnaces II-41
WACKER Inks Divestiture Deal with Rhein Chemie II-41
WACKER Commissions SILMIX® Plant in India II-41
WACKER Operates New Silicone-Polymer Production Facilities II-42
WACKER Enlarges Polymer and Silicone Products Distribution
Network in North Africa II-42
WACKER Builds Integrated Polysilicon Manufacturing Site in
Cleveland II-42
Bluestar Takes Over Elkem II-43

8. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-44
Globe Specialty Metals Takes Over Core Metals II-44
Ferrotec (USA) Takes Over SiFusion™ Technology from Integrated
Materials II-44
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group Acquires BP Solar
International's Mono2TM II-44
Indosolar Signs Agreement with GCL-Poly II-45
Micross Components Enters into Partnership with SemiSouth
Laboratories II-45
JinkoSolar Holding Inks Agreement with Innovalight II-45
GLOBALFOUNDARIES Unites with Chartered Semiconductor
Manufacturing II-46
MEMC Electronic Materials Completes Acquisition of Solaicx II-46
Wacker Chemie Acquires Silicon Metal Production Facility from
FESIL Group II-46
WACKER Consolidates Pyrogenic Silica Production II-47
Calisolar Acquires 6N Silicon II-47
Roth & Rau to Acquire OTB Solar II-47
Timminco to Expand Silicon Metal Capacity II-47
Globe Specialty Metals Restarts Operations at Selma Facility II-48
eSilicon Corporation to Purchase Silicon Design Solutions II-48
Oswal Smelters to Set Up Ferro Silicon Facility II-48
Anik Industries to Invest in Power and Ferroalloy Facilities II-48
SKC Solmics to Expand Silicon Wafers Production Base II-48
Microchip Technology Snaps Up Silicon Storage Technology II-49
GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Merge II-49
Sunfilm and Sontor Merge to Form Sunfilm AG II-49
Dow Corning Takes Over US Silicon Metal Manufacturing Assets
of Globe Specialty Metals II-49
Suntech Power Takes Over Minority Interest in Asia Silicon II-50
Nippon Mining to Shift its Polycrystalline Silicon and Divest
Stake in Japan Solar Silicon II-50
RASTRIYA Ispat Nigam and Manganese Ore India Enter Into Joint
Venture II-50
Wacker Scott Solar Commissions New Facility at Jena II-50
Taraz Metallurgical Plant to Expand Capacity II-50
Innovalight and Roth & Rau Installs Silicon-Based Solar Cell Line II-51
Dow Corning Acquires Operations of Globe Specialty Metals II-51
Bihar Foundry & Castings Upgrades Ferro Silicon Unit II-51
Timminco Limited to Restart Electric Arc Furnace at Becancour
Silicon Units II-51
Jiangxi Blue Star Chemical Work Expands Silicone Monomer Facility II-51
Tokuyama to Establish Facility in Malaysia II-51
Tanushree Ispat Private to Establish Ferro Alloys Facility II-52
Dongli Real Estate Group to Set Up Polycrystalline Silicon
Facility II-52
Gasgen Ferro Alloys to Establish Ferro Silicon Facility II-52

9. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-53
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. (The Netherlands) II-53
China National BlueStar (Group) Co, Ltd. (China) II-53
BlueStar Silicon Materials Co Ltd (China) II-54
Elkem AS (Norway) II-54
Dow Corning Corporation (US) II-54
Evonik Industries AG (Germany) II-55
Ferroatlantica Group S.A (Spain) II-55
FerroPem Foundry Products (France) II-55
Fesil ASA (Norway) II-56
Globe Specialty Metals (US) II-56
Globe Metallurgical Inc (US) II-56
Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation (US) II-56
MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (US) II-57
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (Japan) II-57
Mitsubishi Polysilicon America Corporation (US) II-57
OSAKA Titanium Technologies Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-58
Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (Norway) II-58
RIMA Industrial S/A (Brazil) II-58
Simcoa (Silicon Metal Company of Australia) Operations Pty
Ltd. (Australia) II-59
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-59
Sinosteel Zunyi Ferroalloy Co., Ltd. (China) II-59
Sumco Corporation (Japan) II-59
Sumco Techxiv Corporation (Japan) II-60
Tokuyama Corporation (Japan) II-60
VBC Ferro Alloys Ltd. (India) II-60
Wacker Chemie AG (Germany) II-61

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-62
Table 8: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Silicon and Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62

Table 9: World Historic Review for Silicon and Ferro Silicon
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-63

Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon and Ferro
Silicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-64



Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Silicon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures
in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65



Table 12: World Historic Review for Silicon by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66



Table 13: World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by Geographic
Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67



Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Silicon in Metallurgy by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68



Table 15: World Historic Review for Silicon in Metallurgy by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69



Table 16: World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon in Metallurgy
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70



Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Silicon in Chemicals by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71



Table 18: World Historic Review for Silicon in Chemicals by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72


Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon in Chemicals
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73


Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Silicon in Semiconductors by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 21: World Historic Review for Silicon in Semiconductors
by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75



Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon in
Semiconductors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76


Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Silicon in Other Applications by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77



Table 24: World Historic Review for Silicon in Other
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures
in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78



Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Silicon in Other
Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 27: World Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2004, 2011
and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Ferro Silicon in Ferrous Foundry by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83



Table 30: World Historic Review for Ferro Silicon in Ferrous
Foundry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures
in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84



Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon in
Ferrous Foundry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85



Table 32: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Consumption of Ferro Silicon in Steel Industry by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific excluding
Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86



Table 33: World Historic Review for Ferro Silicon in Steel
Industry by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures
in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87



Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon in Steel
Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88



Table 35: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Consumption of Ferro Silicon in Other Applications by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89



Table 36: World Historic Review for Ferro Silicon in Other
Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Figures in Thousand
Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-90



Table 37: World 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon in Other
Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Silicon Market III-1
Ferro Silicon Market III-1
Market Overview III-1
Conventional and Emerging Applications Fuel Growth III-1
Table 38: US Ferro Silicon Production in '000 Metric Tons
(2007-2009) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 39: US Average Silicon and Ferro Silicon Prices for
the Years 2007 through 2011E (Cents per lb Si) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Automotive Aluminum - A Key User of Silicon III-2
Solar Energy Market III-3
Import Statistics III-4
Table 40: US Value Imports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99.99%
Pure) in US$ '000 Ranked by Country of Origin for Years
2010 & 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 41: US Value Imports of Silicon (Less Than 99.99%
Pure) in US$ '000 Ranked by Country of Origin for Years
2010 & 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 42: US Value Imports of Ferro Silicon (More Than 55%
of Silicon) in '000 US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the
Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6



Table 43: US Value Imports of Ferro Silicon (55% or Less of
Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the Years
2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Export Statistics III-7
Table 44: US Value Exports of Silicon (Not Less Than 99.99%
Pure) in '000 US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the
Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7


Table 45: US Value Exports of Silicon (Less Than 99.99%
Pure) in '000 US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the
Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 46: US Value Exports of Ferro Silicon (More Than 55%
of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the
Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 47: US Value Exports of Ferro Silicon (55% or Less of
Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the Years
2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Strategic Corporate Developments III-10
Product Innovations/Launches III-12
Key Players III-13
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 48: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals,
Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 49: US Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment
- Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 50: US 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 51: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel
Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 52: US Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 53: US 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21

2. CANADA III-22
A.Market Analysis III-22
Overview III-22
Current & Future Analysis III-22
Silicon Market III-22
Ferro Silicon Market III-22
Exports Scenario III-22
Table 54: Canadian Value Exports of Silicon (Not Less Than
99.99% Pure) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the
Years 2010 and 2011 III-23



Table 55: Canadian Value Exports of Silicon (Less Than
99.99% Pure) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for the
Years 2010 and 2011 III-23



Table 56: Canadian Value Exports of Ferro Silicon (More
Than 55% of Silicon) in US$ by Destination Country for the
Years 2010 and 2011 III-24



Table 57: Canadian Value Exports of Ferro Silicon (55% or
Less of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Destination Country for
the Years 2010 and 2011 III-24
Imports Scenario III-25
Table 58: Canadian Value Imports of Silicon (Not Less Than
99.99% Pure) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the
Years 2010 and 2011 III-25



Table 59: Canadian Value Imports of Silicon (Less Than
99.99% Pure) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the
Years 2010 and 2011 III-25



Table 60: Canadian Value Imports of Ferro Silicon (More
Than 55% of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for
the Years 2010 and 2011 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26



Table 61: Canadian Value Imports of Ferro Silicon (55% or
Less of Silicon) in US$ Ranked by Country of Origin for the
Years 2010 and 2011 III-27
Strategic Corporate Development III-27
B.Market Analytics III-28
Table 62: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Silicon by End-use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals,
Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28



Table 63: Canadian Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29



Table 64: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30



Table 65: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry,
Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31



Table 66: Canadian Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32



Table 67: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33



3. JAPAN III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Current and Future Analysis III-34
Silicon Market III-34
Ferro Silicon Market III-34
Imports III-34
Volatility of Ferro Silicon Imports from China III-34
China's Loss is Russia's Gain III-34
Table 68: Japanese Ferro Silicon Market (2008): Percentage
Breakdown of Imports by Origin Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35
Natural Calamities Shake Silicon Wafer Production III-35
Strategic Corporate Developments III-36
Key Players III-36
B.Market Analytics III-39
Table 69: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Silicon by End-use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals,
Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (include corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39



Table 70: Japanese Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40



Table 71: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41



Table 72: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry,
Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42



Table 73: Japanese Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43



Table 74: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44



4. EUROPE III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Current and Future Analysis III-45
Silicon Market by End-use III-45
Ferro Silicon Market by End-use III-45
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 75: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Silicon and Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46



Table 76: European Historic Review for Silicon and Ferro
Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK
and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47



Table 77: European 15-Year Perspective for Silicon and Ferro
Silicon by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest
of Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48



Table 78: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,
UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49



Table 79: European Historic Review for Silicon by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50



Table 80: European 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51



Table 81: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals,
Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52



Table 82: European Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53



Table 83: European 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-54



Table 84: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Ferro Silicon by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55



Table 85: European Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56



Table 86: European 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57



Table 87: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry,
Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58



Table 88: European Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59



Table 89: European 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-60



4a. FRANCE III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Current and Future Analysis III-61
Silicon Market III-61
Ferro Silicon Market III-61
Key Player III-61
B.Market Analytics III-62
Table 90: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals,
Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62



Table 91: French Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63



Table 92: French 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years
2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64



Table 93: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry,
Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65



Table 94: French Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66



Table 95: French 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding


Graph/Chart) III-67

4b. GERMANY III-68
A.Market Analysis III-68
Current and Future Analysis III-68
Silicon Market III-68
Ferro Silicon Market III-68
Strategic Corporate Developments III-68
Product Innovations/Launches III-72
Key Players III-75
B.Market Analytics III-76
Table 96: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals,
Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76



Table 97: German Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77



Table 98: German 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years
2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78



Table 99: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry,
Steel Industry and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79



Table 100: German Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80



Table 101: German 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-81



4c. ITALY III-82
A.Market Analysis III-82
Current and Future Analysis III-82
Silicon Market III-82
Ferro Silicon Market III-82
B.Market Analytics III-83
Table 102: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals,
Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83



Table 103: Italian Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84



Table 104: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-85



Table 105: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry,
Steel Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86



Table 106: Italian Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87



Table 107: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding


Graph/Chart) III-88

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-89
A.Market Analysis III-89
Current and Future Analysis III-89
Silicon Market III-89
Ferro Silicon Market III-89
B.Market Analytics III-90
Table 108: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Silicon by End-Use Segment - Metallurgy, Chemicals,
Semiconductors and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90



Table 109: UK Historic Review for Silicon by End-Use Segment-
Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91



Table 110: UK 15-Year Perspective for Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Metallurgy, Chemicals, Semiconductors and Others for Years
2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92



Table 111: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Ferro Silicon by End-Use Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel
Industry and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Figures in Thousand Tons for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93



Table 112: UK Historic Review for Ferro Silicon by End-Use
Segment - Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Thousand Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes


corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94

Table 113: UK 15-Year Perspective for Ferro Silicon by
End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption
for Ferrous Foundry, Steel Industry and Others Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-95



4e. REST OF EUROPE III-96
A.Market Analysis III-96
Current and Future Analysis III-96
Silicon Market III-96
Ferro Silicon Market III-96
Focus on Select Markets III-96
Norway III-96
Russia III-97
Table 114: Russian Ferro Silicon Exports (2

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