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Despite the slowdown of mature economies such as North America and Europe, flat glass demand continues to rise due to key global trends. Flat glass plays a unique role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, in mitigating the effects of climate change, as well as energy conservation through high-performance architectural glass products. Architects are now taking into account environmental factors and incorporating more energy efficient products into building new infrastructures, supported further by tougher government legislations, and building regulations.

The flat glass market has also benefitted from volume growth in the automotive industry driven by; aesthetics, increased complexity and functionality. Additionally, the rising significance of glass in the solar energy market for renewable energy, and other markets such as; electronics, telecommunications, optical, healthcare and aerospace, will continue to produce opportunities for glass consumption. As a consequence, the global flat glass market is poised to outpace GDP growth for the next 10 years, and visiongain has assessed that the value of the global flat glass market in 2013 will reach $77.74bn.

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Table Of Contents

1. Executive Summary

1.1 Flat Glass Global Market Overview
1.2 Benefits of This Report
1.3 Who is This Report For?
1.4 Methodology
1.5 Global Flat Glass Market Forecast 2013-2023
1.6 Flat Glass Submarket Forecasts 2013-2023
1.7 Regional Flat Glass Markets Forecast 2013-2023

2. Introduction to the Flat Glass Market

2.1 Flat Glass Market Structure Overview
2.2 Flat Glass Raw Material Composition
2.3 Learn About the Various Flat Glass Manufacturing Processes
2.3.1 The Sheet Glass Manufacturing Process
2.3.2 The Rolled Glass Manufacturing Process
2.3.3 The Float Glass Manufacturing Process
2.4 How Economical is it to Run a Float Plant?
2.5 The Applications of Flat Glass

3. Analysis of the Global Flat Glass Market 2013-2023

3.1 How Does Flat Glass Demand Perform Against GDP Growth?
3.2 Learn About the Competitive Flat Glass Environment
3.3 Global Flat Glass Market Production and Consumption Outlook 2013-2023
3.4 How Will the Global Flat Glass Market Perform Over the Next 10 Years?
3.5 Read About the Key Trends Currently Observed in the Global Flat Glass Market
3.6 What are the Key Drivers and Restraints of the Global Flat Glass Market?

4. Flat Glass Submarkets Forecast 2013-2023

4.1 Building and Construction Flat Glass Demand
4.1.1 What are the Factors Driving Demand for Flat Glass in the Building and Construction Market?
4.1.2 What Factors are Driving Demand for Value-added Flat Glass in the Building and Construction Market?
4.1.3 Building and Construction Flat Glass Submarket Forecasts 2013-2023
4.2 Flat Glass Demand in the Automotive Market
4.2.1 What are the Growth Factors Driving Demand for Flat Glass in the Automotive Industry?
4.2.2 Who are the Leading Flat Glass Market Players in the Light Vehicle Market?
4.2.3 Automotive Flat Glass Submarket Forecasts 2013-2023
4.3 Other Speciality Applications Flat Glass Demand
4.3.1 Learn How Flat Glass Can Be Used to Generate Energy within the Solar Energy Market
4.3.2 Discover the Other Technical Applications of Flat Glass
4.3.2 Other Speciality Applications Flat Glass Submarket Forecast 2013-2023

5. Regional Flat Glass Markets Forecast 2013-2023

5.1 Find out Which Regions Produce the Largest Volume of Flat Glass?
5.2 Figure out Which Region Consumes the Most Flat Glass
5.3 Find Out How the Regional Flat Glass Markets will Perform Over the Next 10 Years
5.4.1 Learn About China, the Largest Flat Glass Producer and Consumer
5.4.2 China Flat Glass Market Value Forecasts 2013-2023
5.4.3 Learn about the Chinese Building and Construction Market
5.4.4 Read about China's Automotive Market
5.5.1 How Much Flat Glass is Produced and Consumed in Europe?
5.5.2 Find Out Why Poor Growth is Expected for the European Flat Glass Market
5.5.3 What Will Drive Europe's Building and Construction Market
5.5.4 Why Is The European Automotive Market in Decline?
5.6.1 Find out How Much Flat Glass in Produced and Consumed in North America
5.6.2 What is the Outlook for the North American Flat Glass Market?
5.6.3 North America's Building and Construction Market Forecast 2013-2023
5.6.4 What Will Drive the North American Automotive Industry?
5.7.1 How Much Flat Glass Will be Produced and Consumed in Russia?
5.7.2 Read about Russia, the Fastest Growing Flat Glass Market
5.7.3 Russia's Construction Market to Grow 11.1% in 2013
5.7.4 Discover Why Russia Will be Europe's Largest Automotive Market
5.8.1 How Much Flat Glass Will be Produced and Consumed in Japan?
5.8.2 Find out why Japan's Flat Glass Market Share is set to Decline
5.8.3 Japan's Residential and Commercial Reconstruction Lead to Growth in Demand for Flat Glass
5.8.4 How Long Will the Japanese Automotive Market Sustain?
5.9.1 How Much Flat Glass Will be Produced and Consumed in Brazil?
5.9.2 Brazil Flat Glas

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