1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 16
1.3.1 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 17
1.4 CURRENCY 17
1.5 UNIT CONSIDERED 17
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 19
2.1.2.1 Key data from primary sources 20
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primary interviews 20
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 21
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 21
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 22
2.3 DATA TRIANGULATION 23
2.4 ASSUMPTIONS 24
2.5 LIMITATIONS 24

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 25

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 29
4.1 SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ARAMID FIBER MARKET 29
4.2 ARAMID FIBER MARKET, BY TYPE 29
4.3 APAC ARAMID FIBER MARKET, BY APPLICATION AND COUNTRY 30
4.4 ARAMID FIBER MARKET ATTRACTIVENESS 30

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 31
5.1 INTRODUCTION 31
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 31
5.2.1 DRIVERS 32
5.2.1.1 Increased demand for lightweight materials in security &
protection applications 32
5.2.1.2 Rising need for lightweight materials offering significant emission reduction in vehicles 32
5.2.1.3 Potential substitute for steel and asbestos 32
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 33
5.2.2.1 High R&D costs 33
5.2.2.2 Non-biodegradable nature of aramid fibers 33
5.2.2.3 Barriers for new entrants 33
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 33
5.2.3.1 Increasing demand for homeland security and
higher defense spending 33
5.2.3.2 Advancements in aramid materials manufacturing technology 33
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 34
5.2.4.1 High cost of production 34
5.3 PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 34
5.3.1 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES 35
5.3.2 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS 35
5.3.3 BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 35
5.3.4 BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 36
5.3.5 INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY 36
5.4 MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS 37
5.4.1 GDP TRENDS AND FORECAST OF MAJOR ECONOMIES 37
5.4.2 TRENDS AND FORECAST OF AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY AND
ITS IMPACT ON ARAMID FIBER MARKET 38
5.4.3 TRENDS AND FORECAST OF MILITARY & DEFENSE INDUSTRY AND
ITS IMPACT ON ARAMID FIBER MARKET 39

6 ARAMID FIBER MARKET, BY TYPE 41
6.1 INTRODUCTION 42
6.2 PARA-ARAMID FIBER 43
6.2.1 RISING DEMAND IN THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY IS DRIVING
THE PARA-ARAMID FIBER IN APAC 43
6.3 META-ARAMID FIBER 45
6.3.1 GROWING NEED FROM THE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING APPLICATION
TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF META-ARAMID FIBER 45

7 ARAMID FIBER MARKET, BY APPLICATION 46
7.1 INTRODUCTION 47
7.2 SECURITY & PROTECTION 48
7.2.1 SECURITY & PROTECTION SEGMENT ACCOUNTED FOR
THE LARGEST APPLICATION OF ARAMID FIBERS 48
7.3 FRICTIONAL MATERIALS 49
7.3.1 ADVANCEMENTS IN TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY TO DRIVE
THE ARAMID FIBER MARKET FOR FRICTIONAL MATERIALS 49
7.4 INDUSTRIAL FILTRATION 50
7.4.1 META-ARAMID FIBER IS EXTENSIVELY USED IN INDUSTRIAL FILTRATION APPLICATION OWING TO HIGH THERMAL AND CHEMICAL RESISTANCE 50
7.5 OPTICAL FIBERS 51
7.5.1 OPTICAL FIBERS SEGMENT IS PROJECTED TO REGISTER THE HIGHEST CAGR DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 51
7.6 RUBBER REINFORCEMENT 52
7.6.1 ARAMID FIBERS ARE USED AS RUBBER REINFORCEMENT IN HOUSES, CONVEYORS BELTS, AND AUTOMOBILES 52
7.7 TIRE REINFORCEMENT 53
7.7.1 ARAMID FIBERS HELP MAINTAIN THE SHAPE OF
THE TIRE AT VERY HIGH SPEEDS 53
7.8 ELECTRICAL INSULATION 54
7.8.1 INCREASING USE OF ARAMID FIBERS IN TRANSFORMERS, GENERATORS, AND HYBRID ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS TO DRIVE THE MARKET 54
7.9 OTHERS 55
7.9.1 COMPOSITES 55
7.9.2 AEROSPACE 55
7.9.3 RECREATIONAL GOODS 56
7.9.4 ROPES & CABLES 56

8 ARAMID FIBER MARKET, BY REGION 57
8.1 INTRODUCTION 58
8.2 EUROPE 59
8.2.1 GERMANY 64
8.2.1.1 Germany is expected to grow with highest CAGR in
Europe during forecast period 64
8.2.2 UK 65
8.2.2.1 Growing automotive and chemical industries in
UK to boost the market 65
8.2.3 FRANCE 66
8.2.3.1 The presence of a large number automobile manufacturing companies boost the market in the country 66
8.2.4 SPAIN 67
8.2.4.1 Spain is gaining momentum with the growing automotive industry in the country 67
8.3 NORTH AMERICA 68
8.3.1 US 71
8.3.1.1 US accounted for the largest market size in the aramid fiber market in North America 72
8.3.2 CANADA 73
8.3.2.1 The growing use of fiber optics-based networks will support the demand for aramid fibers in the country 73
8.3.3 MEXICO 74
8.3.3.1 Mexico is expected to witness the highest growth rate in
the aramid fiber market in North America 74
8.4 APAC 75
8.4.1 CHINA 79
8.4.1.1 China to be the largest country for aramid fibers in APAC region 80
8.4.2 JAPAN 82
8.4.2.1 Stringent environmental regulations to drive the growth of the aramid fiber market in the country 82
8.4.3 INDIA 83
8.4.3.1 India to be the fastest-growing country for aramid fibers in APAC region 84
8.4.4 SOUTH KOREA 86
8.4.4.1 Increased demand from the automotive industry contributes significantly to the growth of the aramid fiber market in the country 86
8.5 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 88
8.5.1 SAUDI ARABIA 91
8.5.1.1 Optical fibers to be the fastest-growing application for aramid fiber market in Saudi Arabia 91
8.5.2 UAE 92
8.5.2.1 Increase in demand from oil & gas industry to drive the market
in the country 92
8.6 SOUTH AMERICA 93
8.6.1 BRAZIL 96
8.6.1.1 Aramid fibers are increasingly being used in optical fibers application in Brazil 96

9 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 97
9.1 INTRODUCTION 97
9.2 MARKET RANKING 98
9.3 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 99
9.3.1 EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS 99
9.3.2 ACQUISITIONS 100
9.3.3 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 100
9.3.4 PARTNERSHIPS & COLLABORATIONS 101

10 COMPANY PROFILES 102
(Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View)*
10.1 TEIJIN LTD. 102
10.2 DOWDUPONT INC. 105
10.3 YANTAI TAYHO ADVANCED MATERIALS CO. 108
10.4 HYOSUNG CORP. 110
10.5 TORAY INDUSTRIES INC. 112
10.6 KOLON INDUSTRIES INC. 114
10.7 HUVIS CORP 116
10.8 KERMEL 117
10.9 CHINA NATIONAL BLUESTAR (GROUP) CO., LTD. 118
10.10 SRO ARAMID (JIANGSU) CO. LTD. 119
10.11 TAEKWANG INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 120
*Details on Business Overview, Products Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

11 APPENDIX 121
11.1 INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS 121
11.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 122
11.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 125
11.4 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 127
11.5 RELATED REPORTS 127
11.6 AUTHOR DETAILS 128

LIST OF TABLES
TABLE 1 TRENDS AND FORECAST OF GDP, BY MAJOR ECONOMIES, 2018–2023 (USD BILLION) 37
TABLE 2 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 42
TABLE 3 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (TON) 42
TABLE 4 PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 43
TABLE 5 PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 43
TABLE 6 PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 44
TABLE 7 PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 44
TABLE 8 META-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 45
TABLE 9 META-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 45
TABLE 10 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 47
TABLE 11 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 48
TABLE 12 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN SECURITY & PROTECTION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 48
TABLE 13 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN SECURITY & PROTECTION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 49
TABLE 14 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN FRICTIONAL MATERIALS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 49
TABLE 15 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN FRICTIONAL MATERIALS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TONS) 50
TABLE 16 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN INDUSTRIAL FILTRATION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 50
TABLE 17 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN INDUSTRIAL FILTRATION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 51
TABLE 18 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN OPTICAL FIBERS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 51
TABLE 19 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN OPTICAL FIBERS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 52
TABLE 20 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN RUBBER REINFORCEMENT APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 52
TABLE 21 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN RUBBER REINFORCEMENT APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 53
TABLE 22 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN TIRE REINFORCEMENT APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 23 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN TIRE REINFORCEMENT APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 54
TABLE 24 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN ELECTRICAL INSULATION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 54
TABLE 25 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN ELECTRICAL INSULATION APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 55
TABLE 26 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 56
TABLE 27 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE IN OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 56
TABLE 28 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 29 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2016–2024 (TON) 59
TABLE 30 EUROPE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 60
TABLE 31 EUROPE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (TON) 61
TABLE 32 EUROPE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 33 EUROPE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (TON) 61
TABLE 34 EUROPE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 62
TABLE 35 EUROPE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 62
TABLE 36 EUROPE: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 63
TABLE 37 EUROPE: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 63
TABLE 38 GERMANY: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 39 GERMANY: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 64
TABLE 40 UK: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 65
TABLE 41 UK: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 65
TABLE 42 FRANCE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 43 FRANCE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 66
TABLE 44 SPAIN: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 67
TABLE 45 SPAIN: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 67
TABLE 46 NORTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 47 NORTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (TON) 69
TABLE 48 NORTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 49 NORTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (TON) 69
TABLE 50 NORTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 70
TABLE 51 NORTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 70
TABLE 52 NORTH AMERICA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 53 NORTH AMERICA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 71
TABLE 54 US: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 72
TABLE 55 US: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 72
TABLE 56 CANADA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 57 CANADA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 73
TABLE 58 MEXICO: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 74
TABLE 59 MEXICO: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 74
TABLE 60 APAC: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 76
TABLE 61 APAC: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (TON) 77
TABLE 62 APAC: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 63 APAC: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (TON) 77
TABLE 64 APAC: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 65 APAC: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 78
TABLE 66 APAC: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 67 APAC: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 79
TABLE 68 CHINA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 69 CHINA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 80
TABLE 70 CHINA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 71 CHINA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 81
TABLE 72 JAPAN: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 73 JAPAN: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 82
TABLE 74 JAPAN: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 75 JAPAN: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 83
TABLE 76 INDIA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 84
TABLE 77 INDIA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 84
TABLE 78 INDIA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 85
TABLE 79 INDIA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 85
TABLE 80 SOUTH KOREA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 81 SOUTH KOREA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 86
TABLE 82 SOUTH KOREA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 83 SOUTH KOREA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 87
TABLE 84 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 85 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (TON) 88
TABLE 86 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 87 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (TON) 89
TABLE 88 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 89 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 89
TABLE 90 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 91 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 90
TABLE 92 SAUDI ARABIA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 93 SAUDI ARABIA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 91
TABLE 94 UAE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 92
TABLE 95 UAE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 92
TABLE 96 SOUTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 97 SOUTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2016–2024 (TON) 93
TABLE 98 SOUTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 99 SOUTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2016–2024 (TON) 94
TABLE 100 SOUTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 94
TABLE 101 SOUTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 94
TABLE 102 SOUTH AMERICA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 103 SOUTH AMERICA: PARA-ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 95
TABLE 104 BRAZIL: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (USD MILLION) 96
TABLE 105 BRAZIL: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2016–2024 (TON) 96
TABLE 106 EXPANSIONS & INVESTMENTS, 2014–2018 99
TABLE 107 ACQUISITIONS, 2014–2018 100
TABLE 108 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2014–2018 100
TABLE 109 PARTNERSHIPS & COLLABORATIONS, 2014–2018 101

LIST OF FIGURES
FIGURE 1 ARAMID FIBER MARKET SEGMENTATION 16
FIGURE 2 ARAMID FIBER MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 18
FIGURE 3 ARAMID FIBER MARKET: DATA TRIANGULATION 23
FIGURE 4 PARA-ARAMID FIBER SEGMENT TO DOMINATE THE MARKET 25
FIGURE 5 SECURITY & PROTECTION TO BE THE LARGEST APPLICATION OF ARAMID FIBER 26
FIGURE 6 INDIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING ARAMID FIBER MARKET 27
FIGURE 7 EUROPE LED THE ARAMID FIBER MARKET IN 2017 27
FIGURE 8 INCREASING DEMAND FROM AUTOMOTIVE AND DEFENSE INDUSTRIES TO DRIVE THE MARKET 29
FIGURE 9 PARA-ARAMID FIBER TO ACCOUNT A LARGER MARKET SHARE 29
FIGURE 10 CHINA LED THE APAC ARAMID FIBER MARKET IN 2017 30
FIGURE 11 INDIA TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING ARAMID FIBER MARKET 30
FIGURE 12 OVERVIEW OF FACTORS GOVERNING THE ARAMID FIBER MARKET 31
FIGURE 13 ARAMID FIBER MARKET: PORTER’S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 34
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL MOTOR VEHICLE SALES IN 2017 38
FIGURE 15 AUTOMOTIVE (PASSENGER CAR) SALES OUTLOOK IN 2017 38
FIGURE 16 US HAD THE HIGHEST MILITARY SPENDING 39
FIGURE 17 GLOBAL MILITARIZATION INDEX, BY COUNTRY, 2017 39
FIGURE 18 META-ARAMID FIBER SEGMENT TO REGISTER A HIGHER CAGR 42
FIGURE 19 OPTICAL FIBERS SEGMENT TO REGISTER THE HIGHEST CAGR IN THE ARAMID FIBER MARKET 47
FIGURE 20 APAC TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING ARAMID FIBER MARKET 58
FIGURE 21 EUROPE: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SNAPSHOT 60
FIGURE 22 NORTH AMERICA: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SNAPSHOT 68
FIGURE 23 APAC: ARAMID FIBER MARKET SNAPSHOT 76
FIGURE 24 COMPANIES ADOPTED NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES AS THE KEY GROWTH STRATEGY BETWEEN 2014 AND 2018 97
FIGURE 25 RANKING OF KEY MARKET PLAYERS, 2017 98
FIGURE 26 TEIJIN LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 102
FIGURE 27 TEIJIN LTD.: SWOT ANALYSIS 104
FIGURE 28 DOWDUPONT INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 105
FIGURE 29 DOWDUPONT INC.: SWOT ANALYSIS 107
FIGURE 30 YANTAI TAYHO ADVANCED MATERIALS CO.: SWOT ANALYSIS 109
FIGURE 31 HYOSUNG CORP.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 110
FIGURE 32 HYOSUNG CORP.: SWOT ANALYSIS 111
FIGURE 33 TORAY INDUSTRIES INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 112
FIGURE 34 TORAY INDUSTRIES INC.: SWOT ANALYSIS 113
FIGURE 35 KOLON INDUSTRIES INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 114
FIGURE 36 HUVIS CORP.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 116