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Global Carbon And Graphite Industry

1. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW II-1Introduction II-1Market Snapshots II-1Current and Future Analysis II-2Regional Market Analysis II-2Segmental Analysis II-2C&G Automotive Brushes II-2C&G Industrial Brushes and Contacts II-2C&G Brush Plates II-2C&G Fibers II-3C&G Products for Electrical Uses II-3C&G Products for Mechanical Uses II-3The Global Carbon and Graphite Market In and Out of Recession II-3Graphite Demand Shoots Up Post Recession II-4Carbon and Graphite Market Prospects Heavily Tied to End-UseIndustries II-4Table 1: Leading Industrial End-Use Markets for Graphite(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Foundry Applications &Steelmaking; Refractory & Crucibles; Brake Linings;Lubricants and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5Performance of Carbon and Graphite Industries in the Past II-5The Global Graphite Market II-5 Asia-Pacific - the Global Graphite Hub II-6China - the Natural Graphite Game Changer II-6Table 2: Global Natural Graphite Market (2011): Breakdown ofVolume Mine Production by Major Producing Countries (InThousand Metric Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 3: World Natural Graphite Reserves (2011): PercentageBreakdown of Reserves in Tons by Major Regions- China, India, Mexico, Madagascar, Brazil and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 4: Top Natural Graphite Producers Worldwide - Rankedby Annual Production Capacity in Thousand Tons for 2011 II-8Li-ion Technology to Spear Head Growth for Natural Graphite II-8Graphite Electrodes Growth Largely Dependent on the SteelIndustry II-9Short Supply of Graphite in Future ? - A Pertinent Question II-9Growing Domestic Demand for Natural Graphite in China II-10Graphite Prices on the Rise due to Supply Side Constraints II-10Table 5: 2012 (April) Prices of Common Natural GraphiteVarieties II-11Other Key Graphite Statistics II-11Table 6: Worldwide Isostatic Graphite Demand (2010):Breakdown of Percentage Demand by Geographic Region - Asia, Europe, North America and Rest of World (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 7: Global Manufacturers of Isostatic Graphite -Companies Ranked by Annual Production Capacities (MT) in 2011(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11Carbon Black Market to Reap Major Gains from Tire Sector II-12Table 8: World Carbon Black Market (2011): Percentage ShareBreakdown by Key End-Use Segments - Tire /Tire Components;Non-tire Rubber Products and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-12Carbon Black Market - Mainstay of Developing Economies In Asia II-12Table 9: Global Carbon Black Consumption (2011): PercentageShare Breakdown by Geographic Region - China, US, Western Europe, Japan, India, Rep. of Korea, Brazil, Russia, Thailand, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13Shift towards Asian Countries II-13Developed Regions Exhibit Grim Outlook II-13Major End-Use Industries II-14Raw-Material Intensive II-14Demand to Increase in Specialized End-Use Segments II-14Special Blacks to Advance Rapidly II-14Competition II-15Table 10: Leading Carbon Black Producers Worldwide -Companies Ranked on the Basis of Carbon Black ProductionCapacity in 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-15Global Carbon Fiber Market II-15Demand for Carbon Fiber Soars II-15Evolution of Carbon Fiber Applications over the Past FourDecades II-16Increasing Demand for Light Weight Vehicles Push Demand ForCarbon Fiber II-16The Dominance of Japan and US in the Carbon Fiber Market II-16Table 11: Global Carbon Fiber Production (2010): PercentageShare Breakdown by Geographic Region - Western Europe, North America, Japan, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) andRest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17Key Carbon Fiber Players Boosting Production Capacity II-17Table 12: Leading Carbon Fiber Suppliers Worldwide (2011):Percentage Share Breakdown by Toray, Toho Tenax, Zoltek,Mitsubishi Rayon and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-18

Table 13: Carbon Fiber Production Capacities of LeadingGlobal Producers as in 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-18Global Activated Carbon Market II-18Table 14: Global Activated Carbon Production (2008):Percentage Breakdown in Volume Terms by GeographicRegion/Country - China, US and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-19Global Carbon Credit and Emissions Market II-19All-time Low Carbon Prices Shrink Value Trade in 2011 II-19Challenges Loom over Carbon Trading Market II-19Impact of the Recent Recession on the Market II-20Regulatory Environment II-20Kyoto Protocol-A Initiative to Minimize the Impact of CarbonEmissions on Environment II-20

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