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World Explosives Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Explosives in Metric Tons and in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments: Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics, and Other Explosives. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 84 companies including many key and niche players such as -

AEL Mining Services Ltd.
Alliant Techsystems Inc.
Austin Powder Company
Chemring Group PLC
ENAEX

Table Of Contents

World Explosives Industry



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Blasting Agents I-3
Ammonium Nitrate-Fuel Oil (ANFO) I-4
Water Explosives I-4
Propellants I-4
Pyrotechnics I-4
Other Explosives I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Explosives Market in Review II-1
Market Dynamics II-1
Outlook II-2
Industry Structure II-3
Global Explosives Manufacturers and their Geographic Presence II-4
Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Explosives Market
(2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Orica Mining
Services, Incitec Pivot/Dyno Nobel, AECI, ENAEX, Sasol,
Austin Powder, Maxam, EPC Groupe, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4
Improving Infrastructure Activity to Spur Demand for Explosives II-4
Table 2: World Infrastructure Spending in US$ Trillion by
Select Regions (2010-2030) II-5
Under-Developed and Developing Countries Drive Growth II-5
Global Mining Industry: Largest End-Use Consumer of Explosives II-6
Table 3: World Explosives Market by End-Use Sector (2014):
Market Share Range of Volume Sales for Explosives in Mining and
Quarrying, Construction and Other Sectors II-7
Rising Steel Production in Developing Countries to Boost
Market Prospects for Explosives II-7
Table 4: World Crude Steel Production in Million Tons for
2011-2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 5: Production of Crude Steel (2011-2013): Production in
Million Tons by Region for NAFTA, South America, Asia, and
EU-27 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 6: Global Crude Steel Market (2012 and 2013): Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Production by Country (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Increase in Coal-Fired Thermal Power Generation Buoys
Explosives Demand II-10
Table 7: Global Coal/Peat Based Thermal Power Production by
Country (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Electricity
Generation for China, US, India, Japan, Germany, South
Africa, South Korea, and Rest of World (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Table 8: Coal Fuel as a Percentage of Total Electricity
Generation in Select Countries for 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11
Key Export and Import Statistics II-12
Table 9: Global Exports of Explosives, Pyrotechnics, Matches
and Pyrophorics (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Export
Value by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 10: Global Imports of Explosives, Pyrotechnics, Matches
and Pyrophorics (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Import
Value by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 11: Global Exports of Prepared Explosives (Excluding
Propellant Powders) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Export Value by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 12: Global Imports of Prepared Explosives (Excluding
Propellant Powders) (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of
Import Value by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 13: Global Exports of Propellant Powders (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

Table 14: Global Imports of Propellant Powders (2013):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13

2. MARKET TRENDS II-14
Nitrogen Compounds Reign over Global Explosives Market II-14
Industry Moves towards New Blasting Methods II-14
Variable Prices Affect Explosives Market II-15
Restriction on Transportation of Explosives Drives
Localization of Manufacturing Activities II-15
Explosive Manufacturers Unaffected by External Competition II-15

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-17
Product Definition II-17
History and Development of Explosives II-17
Applications II-18
Market Segmentation based on Composition II-18
Blasting Agents II-18
Ammonium Nitrate-Fuel Oil (ANFO) II-18
Water Explosives II-18
Over-break Control - A Key Blasting Technique II-18
Line Drilling II-19
Pre Splitting II-19
Trim Blasting II-19
Propellants II-19
Pyrotechnics II-19
Other Explosives II-19
Explosives Classification based on Functionality II-19
A. Initiating Explosives II-20
Lead Azide II-20
Lead Styphnate II-21
Mercury Fulminate II-21
Tetracene II-21
B. Boostering Explosives II-21
PETN II-21
Tetryl II-21
RDX II-21
CH-6 II-21
C. Bursting Charge Explosives II-22
Amatol II-22
Ammonium Picrate II-22
DBX II-22
HBX II-22
HMX Compositions II-22
Picratol II-22
Picric Acid II-22
RDX Compositions II-23
Tetrytol II-23
TNT II-23
Torpex II-23
Trigonol II-23
Plastic Bonded Explosives II-23
D. Propellants and Other Explosives II-23
Black Powder II-23
Nitroglycerine II-24
Solid Propellants II-24
Military Explosives - A Brief Overview II-24
Classification Based on Rate of Decomposition II-25
High Explosives II-25
Low Explosives II-25
Classification Based on Composition II-25
Explosive Mixtures II-25
Explosive Compounds II-25
Classification Based on Service Use II-25
Propellants and Impulse Explosives II-25
Disrupting or Bursting Explosives II-25
Initiating Explosives II-26
Auxiliary Explosives II-26
Pyrotechnic Substances II-26

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-27
Nordex Explosives Enters into Agreement with the Pacific Group
of Companies II-27
Chemring Energetics Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Martin-Baker II-27
Orica Inks ROG Mining Services Contract with Sydvaranger Gruve II-27
MAXAM Opens new RIOGEL and Ammonium Nitrate Plants in Turkey II-27
Apatit Enters into 10-Year Supply Contract with Orica II-27
Nordex Inks Pacts with Wahgoshig First Nation and Wabun Tribal
Council II-27
MWV Specialty Chemicals Takes over Resitec Industria Quimica II-28
Advent Receives Clearance for Acquisition of MaxamCorp from
European Commission II-28
Apache to Acquire 65% Stake in Burrup Holdings II-28
CFDRC Research Bags Project for Developing New Rocket
Propellant Formulation II-28
Orica, Apache and Yara International Commence Work on
Technical Ammonium Nitrate Plant II-28
Orica to Commence Operations of Explosives Plant II-28

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-29
AEL Mining Services Ltd. (South Africa) II-29
Alliant Techsystems Inc. (US) II-29
Austin Powder Company (US) II-30
Chemring Group PLC (UK) II-30
ENAEX (Chile) II-30
EPC Groupe (France) II-31
EPC-UK (UK) II-31
Hanwha Corporation (Korea) II-31
Incitec Pivot Limited (Australia) II-32
Dyno Nobel (Australia) II-32
LSB Industries, Inc. (US) II-32
MaxamCorp Holding, S.L. (Spain) II-33
NOF Corp. (Japan) II-33
Orica Ltd. (Australia) II-33
Sasol Limited (South Africa) II-34
Solar Industries India Ltd. (India) II-34
TITANOBEL SAS (France) II-35

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-36
Volume Analytics II-36
Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 16: World Historic Review for Explosives by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-38
Volume Analytics by Product Segment II-39
Table 18: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Blasting Agents by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 19: World Historic Review for Blasting Agents by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Blasting Agents by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Propellants by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 22: World Historic Review for Propellants by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 23: World 15-Year Perspective for Propellants by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 24: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Pyrotechnics by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 25: World Historic Review for Pyrotechnics by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 26: World 15-Year Perspective for Pyrotechnics by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Other Explosives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Africa, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 28: World Historic Review for Other Explosives by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 29: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Explosives by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-50
Value Analytics II-51
Table 30: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 31: World Historic Review for Explosives by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin American Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 32: World 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Africa, and Latin American Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Overview III-1
Historic Review III-1
Competitive Scenario III-2
Table 33: Leading Players in the US Explosives Market
(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Incitec Pivot
Ltd., Orica and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Natural Gas Erodes Opportunities from Coal Industry III-2
Table 34: US Electricity Production (In Millions of
Megawatts Hours) for years 2011 and 2012: Coal Vs. Natural
Gas (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 35: US Power Generation Mix (2010 and 2012): Percentage
Breakdown by Fuel Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4
Coal Industry: A Key End-Use Industry III-4
Table 36: Coal Production in the US (2010-2012) (in MT)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Table 37: Coal Mining Regions in the US (2011) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6
Regulatory Environment III-6
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Directives III-6
Institute of Makers of Explosives III-7
New Regulations to Safeguard Utilization of Ammonium Nitrate III-7
Permissible Explosives in Coal Mines III-7
Export/Import Statistics III-8
Explosives, Matches and Other Miscellaneous Combustible
Preparations III-8
Table 38: US Exports of Explosives, Matches and Other
Miscellaneous Combustible Preparations (2013) - Percentage
Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country of Destination
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 39: US Imports of Explosives, Matches and Other
Miscellaneous Combustible Preparations (2013) - Percentage
Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8
Prepared Explosives (Excluding Propellant Powders) III-9
Table 40: US Exports of Prepared Explosives (Excluding
Propellant Powders) (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown of
Export Value by Country of Destination (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 41: US Imports of Prepared Explosives (Excluding
Propellant Powders) (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown of
Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-9
Propellant Powders (including Gunpowder) III-10
Table 42: US Exports of Propellant Powders (including
Gunpowder) (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Export
Value by Country of Destination (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 43: US Imports of Propellant Powders (including
Gunpowder) (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Import
Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-10
Corporate Development III-11
Select Players III-11
B.Market Analytics III-13
Volume Analytics III-13
Table 44: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 45: US Historic Review for Explosives by Product
Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and
Other Explosives Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 46: US 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other
Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 47: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives by End Use Segment - Mining (Coal, Mineral, and
Metal), Construction, and Other Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 48: US Historic Review for Explosives by End Use
Segment - Mining (Coal, Mineral, and Metal), Construction,
and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 49: US 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by End Use
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Mining (Coal, Mineral, and Metal), Construction, and Other
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-18
Value Analytics III-19
Table 50: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 51: US Historic Review for Explosives - Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

2. CANADA III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Outlook III-21
Mining Industry - A Brief Note III-21
Export/Import Statistics III-21
Explosives, Matches and Other Miscellaneous Combustible
Preparations III-21
Table 52: Canadian Exports of Explosives, Matches and
Other Miscellaneous Combustible Preparations (2013) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country of
Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 53: Canadian Imports of Explosives, Matches and
Other Miscellaneous Combustible Preparations (2013) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22
Prepared Explosives (Excluding Propellant Powders) III-22
Table 54: Canadian Exports of Prepared Explosives
(Excluding Propellant Powders) (2013) - Percentage Share
Breakdown of Export Value by Country of Destination
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 55: Canadian Imports of Prepared Explosives
(Excluding Propellant Powders) (2013) - Percentage Share
Breakdown of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22
Propellant Powders (including Gunpowder) III-23
Table 56: Canadian Exports of Propellant Powders
(including Gunpowder) (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown
of Export Value by Country of Destination (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 57: Canadian Imports of Propellant Powders
(including Gunpowder) (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown
of Import Value by Country of Origin (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23
Corporate Developments III-23
B.Market Analytics III-24
Volume Analytics III-24
Table 58: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 59: Canadian Historic Review for Explosives by
Product Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants,
Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 60: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26
Value Analytics III-27
Table 61: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 62: Canadian Historic Review for Explosives - Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

3. JAPAN III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
Outlook III-29
NOF Corp. - A Key Player III-29
B.Market Analytics III-30
Volume Analytics III-30
Table 63: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 64: Japanese Historic Review for Explosives by
Product Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants,
Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 65: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32
Value Analytics III-33
Table 66: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 67: Japanese Historic Review for Explosives - Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

4. EUROPE III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Overview III-35
Europe's Mining Industry: on the Path of Revival III-35
Export/Import Statistics III-36
Explosives; Pyrotechnic Products; Matches; Pyrophoric
Alloys; Certain Combustible Preparations III-36
Table 68: EU28 Exports of Explosives; Pyrotechnic
Products; Matches; Pyrophoric Alloys; Certain Combustible
Preparations (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Export
Value by Country of Destination (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 69: EU28 Imports of Explosives; Pyrotechnic
Products; Matches; Pyrophoric Alloys; Certain Combustible
Preparations (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Import
Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-36
Prepared Explosives (Excluding Propellant Powders) III-37
Table 70: EU28 Exports of Prepared Explosives (Excluding
Propellant Powders) (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown of
Export Value by Country of Destination (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 71: EU28 Imports of Prepared Explosives (Excluding
Propellant Powders) (2013) - Percentage Share Breakdown of
Import Value by Country of Origin (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37
Propellant Powders III-38
Table 72: EU28 Exports of Propellant Powders (2013) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Country of
Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 73: EU28 Imports of Propellant Powders (2013) -
Percentage Share Breakdown of Import Value by Country of
Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38
B.Market Analytics III-39
Volume Analytics III-39
Table 74: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives by Geographic Region/Country - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 75: European Historic Review for Explosives by
Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 76: European 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia,
and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 77: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 78: European Historic Review for Explosives by
Product Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants,
Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 79: European 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44
Value Analytics III-45
Table 80: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives by Geographic Region/ Country - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 81: European Historic Review for Explosives by
Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 82: European 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and
Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

4a. FRANCE III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
Overview III-48
Select Players III-48
B.Market Analytics III-50
Volume Analytics III-50
Table 83: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 84: French Historic Review for Explosives by Product
Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and
Other Explosives Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 85: French 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52
Value Analytics III-53
Table 86: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 87: French Historic Review for Explosives - Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

4b. GERMANY III-55
Market Analysis III-55
Volume Analytics III-55
Table 88: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 89: German Historic Review for Explosives by Product
Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and
Other Explosives Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 90: German 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57
Value Analytics III-58
Table 91: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 92: German Historic Review for Explosives - Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

4c. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Outlook III-60
Packaged Explosives III-60
Corporate Development III-60
Select Players III-61
B.Market Analytics III-62
Volume Analytics III-62
Table 93: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 94: UK Historic Review for Explosives by Product
Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and
Other Explosives Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 95: UK 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by Product
Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for
Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other
Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64
Value Analytics III-65
Table 96: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 97: UK Historic Review for Explosives - Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

4d. ITALY III-67
Market Analysis III-67
Volume Analytics III-67
Table 98: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 99: Italian Historic Review for Explosives by Product
Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and
Other Explosives Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 100: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69
Value Analytics III-70
Table 101: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 102: Italian Historic Review for Explosives - Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

4e. SPAIN III-72
A.Market Analysis III-72
Overview III-72
Corporate Development III-72
MaxamCorp Holding, S.L. - A Key Player III-72
B.Market Analytics III-73
Volume Analytics III-73
Table 103: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 104: Spanish Historic Review for Explosives by
Product Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants,
Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 105: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75
Value Analytics III-76
Table 106: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 107: Spanish Historic Review for Explosives - Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

4f. RUSSIA III-78
Market Analysis III-78
Volume Analytics III-78
Table 108: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting Agents,
Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 109: Russian Historic Review for Explosives by
Product Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants,
Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 110: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80
Value Analytics III-81
Table 111: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 112: Russian Historic Review for Explosives - Annual
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-83
A.Market Analysis III-83
Outlook III-83
Finland - Mining Industry Overview III-83
Strategic Corporate Developments III-83
B.Market Analytics III-84
Volume Analytics III-84
Table 113: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting
Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 114: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Explosives by
Product Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants,
Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 115: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for
Explosives by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants,
Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006,
2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86
Value Analytics III-87
Table 116: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 117: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Explosives -
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-88

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-89
Market Analysis III-89
Volume Analytics III-89
Table 118: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Explosives by Geographic Region/Country -
Australia, China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 119: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Explosives by
Geographic Region/ Country - Australia, China, India and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

Table 120: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Explosives
by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Consumption for Australia, China, India and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

Table 121: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting
Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 122: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Explosives by
Product Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants,
Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 123: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Explosives
by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94
Value Analytics III-95
Table 124: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Explosives by Geographic Region/Country -
Australia, China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-95

Table 125: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Explosives by
Geographic Region/ Country - Australia, China, India and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 126: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Explosives
by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for Australia, China, India and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97

5a. AUSTRALIA III-98
A.Market Analysis III-98
Outlook III-98
Market Overview III-98
Table 127: Explosives Market in Australia by End-Use
(2013): Percentage Breakdown by Sector for Military,
Mining, Quarry and Construction, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

Table 128: Leading Metals Extracted in Australia (2013):
Percentage Breakdown for Base Metals/Silver/Cobalt b, Gold,
Iron Ore and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

Table 129: Coal Production in Australia (2009-2013) (in
Million Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

Table 130: Iron Ore Production in Australia (2008-2013) (in
Million Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100
Competition III-100
Table 131: Leading Players in the Australian Explosives
Market (2012) - Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Orica
Mining Services, Incitec Pivot/Dyno Nobel and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100
Strategic Corporate Developments III-100
Select Players III-101
B.Market Analytics III-102
Volume Analytics III-102
Table 132: Australian Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Explosives by Product Segment - Blasting
Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

Table 133: Australian Historic Review for Explosives by
Product Segment - Blasting Agents, Propellants,
Pyrotechnics and Other Explosives Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-103

Table 134: Australian 15-Year Perspective for Explosives by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Consumption for Blasting Agents, Propellants, Pyrotechnics
and Other Explosives Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104
Value Analytics III-105
Table 135: Australian Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Explosives - Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-105

Table 136: Australian Historic Review for Explosives -
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-106

5b. CHINA III-107
A.Market Analysis III-107
Overview III-107
Coal's Dominance in Power Production Pie Augurs Well for
Explosives III-107
Table 137: China Power Generation Capacity by Fuel Type
(2010 and 2020E): Breakdown of Capacity in Gigawatts for
Coal, Hydro, Wind, Nuclear, Gas, Pumped Storage, Solar,
Biomass, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-108
High-Precision Detonators to Gain Prominence III-108
Table 138: Chinese Detonators Market by End-Use Sector
(2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand for
Coal-Mining, Highway and Railway, Metallic Mineral Mining,
Non-Metallic Mineral Mining, Waterway and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-109

Table 139: Chinese Industrial Explosives Market by End-Use
Sector (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Demand
for Coal-Mining, Highway and Railway, Metallic Mineral
Mining, Non-Metallic Mineral Mining, Waterway and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-109
Input Price Decline to Leverage Margins III-109
Key Players in Explosives Market III-110
Table 140: Inner Mongolian Province Mining Market (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Civil Explosives Sales by Key
Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

Table 141: Xinjiang Province Mining Market (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Civil Explosives Sales by Key
Player (includes

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