White cement is a hydraulic binder whose physical properties correspond to those of grey cement. It is distinguished by its pure white colour and a significantly more consistent product quality with less variation and low content of minor elements which make it a preferred component of dry mix construction formulations. During 2008-2015, the global white cement market grew at a CAGR of around 3.6% and is further expected to exhibit a CAGR of 3.8% during 2017-2022. The market is currently being driven by increasing construction activities, rising demand in residential and commercial buildings for specialty applications where chemical purity, compatibility with other components, high strength or certain aesthetic impression is desired. This report by Expert Market Research entitled “White Cement Market Report and Forecast 2017- 2022” provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the white cement market.
Historical market trends for the white cement industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global white cement market into the following countries – China, India, the United States, Brazil, Iran, Vietnam, Russia and Turkey with China being the biggest market accounting for about 27% of the total production. Additionally, the report has analyzed the global white cement market on the basis of end-use with specialty applications being the biggest market.
The value chain analysis of white cement has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analyzing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the white cement industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Cementir Holding, Cimsa Cimenta, JK Cement, SOTACIB, Birla White, etc.
This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a white cement manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.
The following are the key questions answered by this report:
- What are the market trends for the global white cement market?
- Which are the biggest markets (regions) for white cement?
- What are the key application areas for white cement?
- Who are the key players in the white cement market?
- What are the land and construction requirements to start a white cement manufacturing plant?
- What are the machinery requirements to start a white cement manufacturing plant?
- How is white cement priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
- What is the total capital investment required to start a white cement manufacturing plant?
- What are the running costs of a white cement manufacturing plant?
- How much revenue can a white cement manufacturing plant generate?
In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants in the white cement industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complimented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.
Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.