DALLAS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global needle coke capacity rose from 920 kt/a to 1,160 kt/a in 2006-2013, registering a CAGR of 3.9%. So far, American and Japanese companies have mastered the needle coke production worldwide. ConocoPhillips as the world's largest producer of oil-based needle coke saw its capacity up to 370 kt/a in 2013; C-Chem, the largest coal-based needle coke producer, boasted capacity of 170 kt/a in the same year.
In 2006-2013, China's needle coke capacity grew from 60 kt/a to 240 kt/a at a CAGR of 17%, far above the global level. And there are still multiple projects under construction such as the 50 kt/a Needle Coke Project of Qitaihe Baotailong Coal & Coal Chemicals Public Co., Ltd. and the 100 kt/a Needle Coke Project of Fangda Carbon New Material Technology Co., Ltd. (both planned to be commissioned at the end of 2014), the 100 kt/a Needle Coke Project of Shandong Delin Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (the cornerstone-laying ceremony was held in June 2013). If these projects in process go into operation on schedule, China's a building needle coke capacity will hit above 880 kt/a.
China as the world's largest producer of steel has maintained a high demand for needle coke. But against the background of worsening global economic environment and domestic economic slowdown, the oversupply in the Chinese needle coke market was prominent in 2013, causing a contraction in aggregate demand and a downward trend for prices. In 2013, China's needle coke demand witnessed a year-on-year decrease of 7.8% to approximately 332 kt, which, enslaved to the serious overcapacity of downstream graphite electrode, would find it hard to show signs of recovery, but a slight decline in 2014.
Currently, domestic enterprises with realization of needle coke mass production are Shanxi Hongte Coal Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (Hongte for short), Sinosteel Anshan Research Institute of Thermo-Energy Co., Ltd. (RDTE) and Jinzhou Petrochemical Co., Ltd., of which, the first two are engaged in the production of coal-based needle coke, with respective capacity of 150 kt/a and 40 kt/a in 2013; the oil-based needle coke producer – Jinzhou Chemical posted 50 kt/a in the same year.
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Global and China Needle Coke Industry Report, 2014-2016 mainly focuses on the following contents:
- The development (including competition pattern, market supply & demand) of global needle coke industry, needle coke markets in major countries e.g. the U.S., Japan and the U.K., etc.;
- Development environment, market supply & demand, competition pattern, import & export, price trend, etc. of China needle coke industry;
- Market supply & demand, competition pattern, etc. of China graphite electrode industry;
- Operation, needle coke business, etc. of 7 global enterprises (including ConocoPhillips, Seadrift, C-Chem);
- Operation, needle coke business, etc. of 10 domestic enterprises (including Hongte, Jinzhou Petrochemical and RDTE).
Comprehensive Table of Contents and more for the report "Global and China Needle Coke Industry Report, 2014-2016" is available at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/114892.html .
Major Points from Table of Contents
5. Key Companies Worldwide
5.3 JX Holdings
5.5 Mitsubishi Chemical
5.6 Petrocokes Japan Limited
5.7 Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IndianOil)
6. Key Companies in China
6.1 Fangda Carbon New Material Technology Co., Ltd.
6.2 Shanxi Hongte Coal Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
6.3 Jinzhou Petrochemical Co., Ltd
6.4 Sinosteel Anshan Research Institute of Thermo-Energy Co., Ltd. (RDTE)
6.5 Shanghai Baosteel Chemical Co., Ltd. (Baochem)
6.6 Shandong Haihua Group Co., Ltd
6.7 Jining Yankuang Kelan Coke Co., Ltd
6.8 Qitaihe Baotailong Coal & Coal Chemicals Public Co., Ltd.
6.9 Shanxi Sanyuan Carbon Co., Ltd.
List of Charts
Physical Needle Coke
Needle Coke Industry Chain
Global Needle Coke Capacity, 2006-2014
Global Needle Coke Capacity Structure (by Product), 2006-2013
Global and China Electric Furnace Steel Production and Demand for Graphite Electrode, 2007-2013
Global Demand for Needle Coke, 2007-2013
Global Coal Based Needle Coke Production Process and Its Characteristics
Needle Coke Production Process by Different Raw Materials
Capacity and Product of Major Global (Exclude Chinese) Needle Coke Manufacturers, 2013
Capacity and Production Base of U.S. Needle Coke Manufacturers, 2013
Capacity and Product Type of Major Japanese Needle Coke Manufacturers, 2013
Capacity and Production Base of British Needle Coke Manufacturers, 2013
China's Needle Coke Capacity, 2006-2014
China's Needle Coke Capacity Structure (by Product), 2006-2014
China's Demand for Needle Coke, 2006-2014
Supply Gap of Needle Coke Products in China, 2006-2015
Capacity of Chinese Needle Coke Manufacturers, 2014
Market Share of Chinese Needle Coke Manufacturers, 2012
China's Needle Coke Product Import Volume, 2006-2014
China's Needle Coke Import Volume (by Product), 2006-2013
China's Needle Coke Import Volume, Amount and Average Price (by Country), H1 2013
China's Key Products Planned and Under Construction, 2011-2014
China's Average Import Price of Coal/Oil Based Needle Coke, 2009-2014
Proportion of China's Electric Furnace Steel Production in Crude Steel, 2006-2013
China's Graphite Electrode Output, 2006-2013
China's Graphite Electrode Output (by Product), 2006-2013
China's Graphite Electrode Product Mix Trends, 2006-2013
China's Demand for Graphite Electrode, 2006-2013
China's Graphite Electrode Demand Structure, 2006-2013
Ultra High Power Graphite Electrode Capacity of China's Top 10 Manufacturers, 2013
High Power Graphite Electrode Capacity of China's Top 10 Manufacturers, 2012
China's Graphite Electrode Output and Demand (by Product), 2006-2014
Revenue and Net Income of ConocoPhillips, 2008-2013
Revenue Breakdown of ConocoPhillips (by Region), 2009-2013
Needle Coke Performance Index of CONOCO INC Humber Production Base
Capacity of CONOCO INC Needle Coke Production Base, 2013
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