The global ferrosilicon market size reached US$ 12.0 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, the analyst expects the market to reach US$ 14.0 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4% during 2023-2028.
Ferrosilicon (FeSi) refers to an alloy of iron and silicon that is industrially produced by reducing sand or silica in the presence of iron at very high temperatures. It is widely used in the reduction of metals from their oxides and in the deoxidization of steel and other ferrous alloys to prevent the loss of carbon from molten steel and other materials. It is also employed in electrode coatings utilized in arc welding and in the manufacturing of iron, steel, and other ferroalloys. It has excellent strength, resistance to corrosion, abrasion and temperature, high specific gravity, and magnetism. As a result, ferrosilicon finds extensive applications in metallurgy, construction, automotive, semiconductors, chemical processing, and solar energy.
Ferrosilicon Market Trends:
Ferrosilicon is extensively utilized for inoculation, graphitization, and modification in the casting industries. As a result, the escalating demand for steel and iron from various end use sectors represents the primary factor driving the market growth. Additionally, the growing usage of semiconductors in electronic devices is augmenting the demand for ferrosilicon for manufacturing semiconductors. Besides this, the shifting preferences toward corrosion-resistant materials for enhanced quality in construction and automotive industries, along with the rising demand for electric steel to manufacture motors, transformers and other power generation devices, are accelerating product adoption rate. Furthermore, ferrosilicon is widely used in the production of electric steel to improve the electrical resistivity of steel. Moreover, the governing agencies of various countries are taking favorable initiatives for infrastructure development and making heavy investments in the steel industry, which is propelling the market growth. Other factors, including rapid urbanization and industrialization, surging sales of high-end vehicles, increasing construction activities, and growing demand for consumer electronics, are also providing a positive outlook to the market.
Key Market Segmentation:
the analyst provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global ferrosilicon market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on type, application and end user.
Breakup by Type:
Breakup by Application:
Breakup by End User:
Carbon and Other Alloy Steel
Breakup by Region:
Middle East and Africa
The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being China National Bluestar (Group) Co. Ltd. (China National Chemical Corporation), DMS Powders, Eurasian Resources Group, Ferroglobe PLC, Finnfjord AS, Hindustan Alloys Private Limited, Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited, Maithan Alloys Limited, Mechel PAO, OM Holdings Ltd. and Westbrook Resources Ltd.
Key Questions Answered in This Report
1. What was the size of the global ferrosilicon market in 2022?
2. What is the expected growth rate of the global ferrosilicon market during 2023-2028?
3. What are the key factors driving the global ferrosilicon market?
4. What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global ferrosilicon market?
5. What is the breakup of the global ferrosilicon market based on the application?
6. What is the breakup of the global ferrosilicon market based on the end user?
7. What are the key regions in the global ferrosilicon market?
8. Who are the key players/companies in the global ferrosilicon market?