Comprehensive Analysis of the Global Rare Earth Metals Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Rare Earth Metals Market - Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecast to 2018" report to their offering.

This rare earth metals market report provides comprehensive analysis of the rare earth metals industry in the context of the global market. This study analyzes and interprets key market dynamics for rare earth metals including drivers, restraints, and opportunities. This report segments the market on regional, product and application level as well as provides the estimates and forecasts for each sub segment. The study provides in-depth analysis of rare earth metals market from demand perspective, along with market estimates and forecast from 2012 to 2018, in terms of both volumes and revenues.

Key rare earth metal products analyzed in this study include lanthanum, praseodymium, cerium, neodymium, samarium, promethium, europium, dysprosium, holmium, gadolinium, terbium, thulium, scandium, yttrium erbium, ytterbium, and lutetium. Cerium dominates the global market, in terms of consumption; this domination is expected to continue over the next five years. Key cerium applications include rechargeable batteries, auto catalysts and in the fluid cracking catalyst industry. Other leading rare earth metals, in terms of consumption, include lanthanum and neodymium, primarily used in permanent magnets and rechargeable batteries.

Metallurgy, magnets, phosphors, and catalysts are major application markets for rare earth metals. Presently, magnets are the major application segment in terms of revenue and consumption. However metallurgy is the fastest growing application segment.

North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Rest of the world (RoW) are the major regional markets covered in this study. Each of these regions have been further segmented on the basis of type of rare earth metals and thorough analysis of each type of metal in terms of revenue and volume in 2011 and forecast until 2018 has been included in the report.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface
1.1 Report description
1.2 Research scope
1.3 Research methodology

2 Executive Summary
2.1 Global rare earth metals market, 2010 - 2018 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
2.2 Global market snapshot

3 Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Value chain analysis
3.3 Market Drivers
3.4 Restraints
3.5 Opportunities
3.6 Porter's five forces analysis
3.7 Market attractiveness analysis
3.8 Company market share analysis

4 Rare Earth Metal Market by Type

5 Rare Earth Metal Market by Application

6 Rare Earth Metal Market by Geography
6.1 Global rare earth metal market overview: by geography
6.2 North America
6.3 Europe
6.4 Asia Pacific
6.5 Rest of the world

7 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

  • Alkane Resources Ltd.
  • Arafura Resources
  • Avalon Rare Metals Inc.
  • China Rare Earth Holdings Limited
  • Frontier Rare Earths Limited
  • Great Western Minerals Group Ltd.
  • Greenland Minerals & Energy Ltd.
  • Indian Rare Earths Limited
  • Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare Earth Hi-Tech Co
  • Lynas Corporation Limited
  • Molycorp
  • Quest Rare Minerals Limited
  • Rare Element Resources Ltd.

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