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Global Silicon And Ferro Silicon Industry

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1An Insight into the Global Silicon Industry II-1Current & Future Analysis II-1Silicon Market by End-use II-1Ferro Silicon Market by End-use II-2An Analysis of the Demand/Supply Scenario II-2Noteworthy Trends and Issues II-2Silicon Market Back on Track II-2Table 1: Global Silicon Content for Silicon and FerroSilicon Production in Thousand Metric Tons by Country: 2011(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

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

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

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

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