Global Nickel Industry

Global Nickel Industry

  • July 2020 •
  • 261 pages •
  • Report ID: 5817839 •
  • Format: PDF
Global Nickel Market to Reach 2.8 Million Metric Tons by the Year 2027
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Nickel estimated at 2.3 Million Metric Tons in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of 2.8 Million Metric Tons by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 2.7% over the analysis period 2020-2027.Stainless Steel, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 3% CAGR to reach 1.9 Million Metric Tons by the end of the analysis period.After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Other Alloy Steel segment is readjusted to a revised 1.1% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 3.9% share of the global Nickel market.

The U.S. Accounts for Over 27% of Global Market Size in 2020, While China is Forecast to Grow at a 5% CAGR for the Period of 2020-2027
The Nickel market in the U.S. is estimated at 626.6 Thousand Metric Tons in the year 2020. The country currently accounts for a 27.02% share in the global market. China, the world second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of 563 Thousand Metric Tons in the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 5% through 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 0.6% and 1.9% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 1.2% CAGR while Rest of European market (as defined in the study) will reach 563 Thousand Metric Tons by the year 2027.

Cast Irons Segment Corners a 2.9% Share in 2020
In the global Cast Irons segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 1.3% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of 52 Thousand Metric Tons in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of 56.9 Thousand Metric Tons by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach 381.9 Thousand Metric Tons by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 2% CAGR through the analysis period. We bring years of research experience to this 16th edition of our report. The 261-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed.

-Competitors identified in this market include, among others,
  • Baosteel Group Corporation
  • Belmont Metals, Inc.
  • Eramet Group
  • H.C. Starck GmbH
  • Outokumpu Oyj
  • RUSAL