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Germanium - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 338727
  • Report
  • April 2021
  • Region: Global
  • 110 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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Global Germanium Market to Reach 225.6 Thousand Kilograms by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Germanium estimated at 173.1 Thousand Kilograms in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of 225.6 Thousand Kilograms by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 3.9% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Fiber Optic Systems, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 6.2% CAGR and reach 90.3 Thousand Kilograms 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 Infrared Optics segment is readjusted to a revised 4.6% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at 51 Thousand Kilograms, While China is Forecast to Grow at 3.5% CAGR

The Germanium market in the U.S. is estimated at 51 Thousand Kilograms in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of 39.6 Thousand Kilograms by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 3.5% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.9% and 2.9% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.3% CAGR.

Electronics/Solar Applications Segment to Record 4.1% CAGR

In the global Electronics/Solar Applications segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 4.2% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of 22.7 Thousand Kilograms in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of 30.2 Thousand Kilograms 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 24.8 Thousand Kilograms by the year 2027.

Select Competitors (Total 17 Featured):
  • Chemical and Technical Developments Ltd.
  • Indium Corporation
  • JSC Germanium
  • Novotech Inc.
  • Photonic Sense GmbH
  • PPM Pure Metals GmbH
  • Teck Resources Limited
  • Umicore SA
  • Yunnan Chihong Zinc and Germanium Co., Ltd.
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I. METHODOLOGY

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • A Prelude
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Current & Future Analysis
  • Analysis by End-Use Application
  • Analysis by Geographic Region
  • Global Production landscape
  • Germanium dioxide and Ge Metal Price Volatility Trends
  • Fiber Optic Network Expansions to Benefit Demand for Germanium
  • Infrared Applications Steer Strong Demand
  • Smart Phones to Drive Growth
  • Electronic Components - A Major End-Use Market
  • Semiconductor - A Key Application Market
  • Medical Fiber Optics - An Emerging End-Use Market for Germanium
  • New Uses for Germanium
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
  • Chemical and Technical Developments Ltd (UK)
  • Indium Corporation (USA)
  • JSC Germanium (Russia)
  • Novotech, Inc. (USA)
  • Photonic Sense GmbH (Germany)
  • PPM Pure Metals GmbH (Germany)
  • Teck Resources Limited (Canada)
  • Umicore SA (Belgium)
  • Umicore Electro-Optic Materials (Belgium)
  • Yunnan Chihong Zinc and Germanium Co., Ltd (China)
  • Yunnan Lincang Xinyuan Germanium Industry Co., Ltd. (China)
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • China Continues to Remain a Major Market
  • Glass Fibers with SiGe Core - A Potential Growth Market
  • SiGe Technology Supports Growth
  • Silicon-Germanium Transistor Achieves Record Speed Levels
  • Solar Cells Propel the Demand for Germanium Substrates
  • Scientists Develop Thin Films of Germanium for Flexible Electronics
  • Innovative Epitaxy Process to Integrate GeSn MOSPET Devices on Silicon
  • Germanium Laser - Engineering Challenges
  • Germanane to Provide Electron Transportation
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
  • Table 1: World Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 2: World Historic Review for Germanium by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 4: World Current & Future Analysis for Fiber Optic Systems by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 5: World Historic Review for Fiber Optic Systems by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Fiber Optic Systems by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 7: World Current & Future Analysis for Infrared Optics by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 8: World Historic Review for Infrared Optics by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Infrared Optics by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 10: World Current & Future Analysis for Electronics/Solar Applications by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 11: World Historic Review for Electronics/Solar Applications by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Electronics/Solar Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 13: World Current & Future Analysis for Polymerization Catalysts by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 14: World Historic Review for Polymerization Catalysts by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Polymerization Catalysts by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 16: World Current & Future Analysis for Other End-Uses by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 17: World Historic Review for Other End-Uses by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Other End-Uses by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
III. MARKET ANALYSIS
  • UNITED STATES
  • Table 19: USA Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 20: USA Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 21: USA 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • CANADA
  • Table 22: Canada Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 23: Canada Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 24: Canada 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • JAPAN
  • Table 25: Japan Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 26: Japan Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 27: Japan 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • CHINA
  • Table 28: China Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 29: China Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 30: China 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • EUROPE
  • Table 31: Europe Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 32: Europe Historic Review for Germanium by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 33: Europe 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • Table 34: Europe Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 35: Europe Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 36: Europe 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • FRANCE
  • Table 37: France Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 38: France Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 39: France 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • GERMANY
  • Table 40: Germany Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 41: Germany Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 42: Germany 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • ITALY
  • Table 43: Italy Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 44: Italy Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 45: Italy 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • Table 46: UK Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 47: UK Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 48: UK 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • REST OF EUROPE
  • Table 49: Rest of Europe Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 50: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 51: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Table 52: Asia-Pacific Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 53: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 54: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • REST OF WORLD
  • Table 55: Rest of World Current & Future Analysis for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 56: Rest of World Historic Review for Germanium by End-Use - Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in Kilograms for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 57: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Germanium by End-Use - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fiber Optic Systems, Infrared Optics, Electronics/Solar Applications, Polymerization Catalysts and Other End-Uses for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 17
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