The Market for Liquid Biofuels Outside North America
The market for liquid biofuels outside of North America totaled $48.8 billion in 2014 and $41.7 billion in 2015. This market is expected to reach $89.6 billion by 2020, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.5%.
- An overview of the global markets for liquid biofuels outside of North America
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2014, estimates for 2015, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2020.
- A review of biofuel types, manufacturing methods, feedstock options, typical plant costs, and operating margins
- Analysis of individual world regions such as Europe, South America, and Asia
- A breakdown of industry structure
- A look at the legislative framework for biofuels use, incentives for production, and the number and capacity of manufacturing plants
- Profiles of major players in the industry
This BCC Research report presents a general overview of biofuel types, manufacturing methods, feedstock options, typical plant costs, and operating margins, followed by an analysis of individual world regions: Europe, South America, Asia and the Pacific Rim, and Africa and the Middle East. Each region is evaluated in terms of fuel production and demand, the legislative framework for biofuel use, incentives for production, and the number and capacity of manufacturing plants.
Where known, a full listing of existing commercial-scale plants (greater than 10 million liters per year, producing and non-producing) is presented, as are listings of plants under construction. Each regional evaluation includes estimates of market size for sales of ethanol, biodiesel, and other fuel types, and a forecast for growth to 2020. Values are given in U.S. dollars. Forecasts are in constant U.S. dollars and growth rates are compounded.
The report includes a breakdown of industry structure and brief company profiles of the various players in the area.
This report is an update of an earlier (2009) report prepared by Susan Hanft. The analyst for updating the report is Tiago Faria, a Chemical Engineer with extensive experience in the biorefinery and biofuels industry. Tiago has been working in the pulp and paper industry over the past few years and has experience in the production as well as research and development field, working in the development of new processes and new products. He is also a co-author of two scientific articles published in international magazines.