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Aggregates market trends and opportunities to 2020


October 12, 2016
By Businesswire

October 12, 2016 – Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “The Global Construction Aggregates Market – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020” report to their offering.

The global construction industry has been relatively sluggish since 2015, reflecting a slowdown in the pace of expansion in China and weakness in key emerging markets. The decline in oil prices has also greatly undermined investment growth in major oil-producing countries in the Middle East. A slowdown in construction activity has inevitably impacted demand for key inputs, particularly aggregates.

The global value of the aggregates market in nominal US dollar terms fell in 2015 and registered a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.95 per cent during the review period (2011-2015). Although 2016 will be another period of sluggish growth in aggregates demand as the construction industry starts to gather pace again from 2017, the global construction aggregates market will post a CAGR of 5.15 per cent over the forecast period (2016-2020).

Asia-Pacific was the largest regional market for aggregates, accounting for 47.9 per cent of the global market in 2015. It was followed by North America and Europe with respective shares of 21.5 per cent and 18.0 per cent.

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Recovery in the European and North American countries and development in the Asia-Pacific economies – particularly India and Japan – are expected to support the market’s expansion over the forecast period. The market shares of the North America, Europe and Latin America are expected to fall marginally over the forecast period, while that of the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa are set to increase.

Key topics covered:
1. Executive Summary
2. Global Construction Outlook
3. Construction Aggregates Market Analysis
4. In Focus: Crushed Stone Production Analysis
5. Market Data
6. Company Profile: Vulcan Materials Company
7. Company Profile: CRH Plc
8. Company Profile: Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
9. Company Profile: LafargeHolcim Ltd
10. Company Profile: Heidelberg Cement AG
11. Appendix

For more information about this report, visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7ff3hg/the_global.