This market report has the following scope:
Product: Furnace carbon black with specific focus on the following reference grades: N660, N330, N134, MRG Clean Types, Plastic Pipe/UV Types and High Colour (non-treated) Types. A weighted average price is also provided for each region.
Markets: Tire, rubber goods, plastics and specialist furnace carbon black market segments.
Geographies: China, Europe and North America (NAFTA).
Time Frame: Years 2011 to 2030. Referenced and modelled pricing up to and including March 2019. Forecast pricing from April 2020 to December 2030.
Historic and Recent Regional Market Pricing: Developed using RCCL’s proprietary modeling system verified by market pricing spot checks.
Future Regional Market Pricing: Projected using RCCL’s proprietary market price modelling system. This system combines production costs and market forces to derive a market adjusted price.
Out of Scope: This report only considers the impact of market forces on furnace carbon black pricing. The impact of future changes in feedstock pricing is not covered (regional feedstock averages for the past 12 months are used for forward projections). Only furnace carbon black products and markets are included in the analysis.