Niobium carbide is an extremely hard refractory ceramic material, commercially used in tool bits for cutting tools. It is usually processed by sintering and is a frequent additive as grain growth inhibitor in cemented carbides. It has the appearance of a brown-gray metallic powder with purple lustre.
Niobium carbide is a frequent intentional product in microalloyed steels due to its extremely low solubility product in austenite, the lowest of all the refractory metal carbides. Mainly used in cemented carbide and defense industry.
In recent years, due to the tantalum carbide prices stay in high level, some downstream manufacturers started to use niobium carbide partially replace tantalum carbide. Thus stimulating the development of the industry.
The main raw material of niobium carbide is niobium ore. Most of the world's niobium ore in Brazil. Currently, Brazil is the world's largest niobium ore supplier. China needs to import large quantities of niobium ore per year.
We tend to believe this industry is an mature industry, and the consumption increasing degree will show a smooth growth curve. For product prices, the slow downward trend in recent years will maintain in the future as competition intensifies. Besides, prices gap between different brands will go narrowing gradually. Also, there will be fluctuation in gross margin.
The global Niobium Carbide market was 36 million US$ in 2018 and is expected to 51 million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of 4.6% between 2019 and 2025.
This report studies the Niobium Carbide market size (value and volume) by players, regions, product types and end industries, history data 2014-2018 and forecast data 2019-2025; This report also studies the global market competition landscape, market drivers and trends, opportunities and challenges, risks and entry barriers, sales channels, distributors and Porter's Five Forces Analysis.
Geographically, this report is segmented into several key regions, with sales, revenue, market share and growth Rate of Niobium Carbide in these regions, from 2014 to 2025, covering
North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)
Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia and Turkey etc.)
Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam)
South America (Brazil etc.)
Middle East and Africa (Egypt and GCC Countries)
The various contributors involved in the value chain of the product include manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, intermediaries, and customers. The key manufacturers in this market include
Japan New Metals
Zhuzhou Cemented Carbide Group
Jiangxi King-Tan Tantalum
Changsha Langfeng Metallic Material
By the product type, the market is primarily split into
Niobium Carbide (99.0%)
Niobium Carbide (99.5%)
By the end users/application, this report covers the following segments
We can also provide the customized separate regional or country-level reports, for the following regions:
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Rest of Europe
Central & South America
Rest of Central & South America
Middle East & Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
The study objectives of this report are:
To study and analyze the global Niobium Carbide market size (value & volume) by company, key regions/countries, products and application, history data from 2014 to 2018, and forecast to 2025.
To understand the structure of Niobium Carbide market by identifying its various subsegments.
To share detailed information about the key factors influencing the growth of the market (growth potential, opportunities, drivers, industry-specific challenges and risks).
Focuses on the key global Niobium Carbide manufacturers, to define, describe and analyze the sales volume, value, market share, market competition landscape, SWOT analysis and development plans in next few years.
To analyze the Niobium Carbide with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the total market.
To project the value and volume of Niobium Carbide submarkets, with respect to key regions (along with their respective key countries).
To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market.
To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.
In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Niobium Carbide are as follows:
History Year: 2014-2018
Base Year: 2018
Estimated Year: 2019
Forecast Year 2019 to 2025
This report includes the estimation of market size for value (million USD) and volume (K MT). Both top-down and bottom-up approaches have been used to estimate and validate the market size of Niobium Carbide market, to estimate the size of various other dependent submarkets in the overall market. Key players in the market have been identified through secondary research, and their market shares have been determined through primary and secondary research. All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns have been determined using secondary sources and verified primary sources.
For the data information by region, company, type and application, 2018 is considered as the base year. Whenever data information was unavailable for the base year, the prior year has been considered.
Raw material suppliers
Regulatory bodies, including government agencies and NGO
Commercial research & development (R&D) institutions
Importers and exporters
Government organizations, research organizations, and consulting firms
Trade associations and industry bodies
With the given market data, QYResearch offers customizations according to the company's specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:
Further breakdown of Niobium Carbide market on basis of the key contributing countries.
Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
1 Niobium Carbide Market Overview
1.1 Niobium Carbide Product Overview
1.2 Niobium Carbide Market Segment by Type
1.2.1 Niobium Carbide (99.0%)
1.2.2 Niobium Carbide (99.5%)
1.3 Global Niobium Carbide Market Size by Type
1.3.1 Global Niobium Carbide Sales and Growth by Type
1.3.2 Global Niobium Carbide Sales and Market Share by Type (2014-2019)
1.3.3 Global Niobium Carbide Revenue and Market Share by Type (2014-2019)
1.3.4 Global Niobium Carbide Price by Type (2014-2019)
2 Global Niobium Carbide Market Competition by Company
2.1 Global Niobium Carbide Sales and Market Share by Company (2014-2019)
2.2 Global Niobium Carbide Revenue and Share by Company (2014-2019)
2.3 Global Niobium Carbide Price by Company (2014-2019)
2.4 Global Top Players Niobium Carbide Manufacturing Base Distribution, Sales Area, Product Types
2.5 Niobium Carbide Market Competitive Situation and Trends
2.5.1 Niobium Carbide Market Concentration Rate
2.5.2 Global Niobium Carbide Market Share of Top 5 and Top 10 Players
2.5.3 Mergers & Acquisitions, Expansion
3 Niobium Carbide Company Profiles and Sales Data
3.1 H.C. Starck
3.1.1 Company Basic Information, Manufacturing Base and Competitors
3.1.2 Niobium Carbide Product Category, Application and Specification