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Africa Industrial Gas Market Report 2017

Africa Industrial Gas Market Report 2017

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Including: Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Carbon dioxide and Other Industrial Gases
Covering: Air Liquide, Linde AG, Praxair Inc., Air Products And Chemicals Inc., Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC)

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Nitrogen was the largest segment in the industrial gas market with around 28% share of the market. This is mainly due to wide application of nitrogen in the large oil and gas industry of the region. Moreover, large food and beverage manufacturing and processing plants in Africa demand nitrogen in high quantities. Oxygen was the second largest segment with around 26% share of the industrial gas market.

Africa Industrial Gas Market Global Report 2017 from The Business Research Company provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the industrial gas market.

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Where is the largest and fastest growing market for industrial gas? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other similar markets? What forces will shape the market going forward? The industrial gas global market report from the Business Research Company answers all these questions and many more.
The report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional and country breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies for this market. It traces the market’s historic and forecast market growth by geography.
• The market characteristics section of the report defines and explains the market.
• The market size section gives the market size ($b) covering both the historic growth of the market and forecasting the future. Drivers and restraints looks at the external factors supporting and controlling the growth of the market.
• Market segmentations break down market into sub markets.
• The regional and country breakdowns section gives an analysis of the market in each geography and the size of the market by geography and compares their historic and forecast growth. It covers all the regions, key developed countries and major emerging markets. It draws comparisons with country populations and economies to understand the importance of the market by country and how this is changing.
• Competitive landscape gives a description of the competitive nature of the market, market shares, and a description of the leading companies. Key financial deals which have shaped the market in recent years are identified.
• The trends and strategies section highlights the likely future developments in the market and suggests approaches companies can take to exploit this.
• The industrial gas market section of the report gives context.


Markets covered: Hydrogen, Helium, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Acetylene, and Argon.

Companies mentioned: The Linde Group, L’Air Liquide S.A, Air Products and Chemicals Inc., Airgas Inc., Air Water Inc., Messer group

Regions: Africa

Time series: Five years historic and forecast.

Data: Ratios of market size and growth to related markets, population, GDP, Expenditure Per Capita.

Data segmentations: Country and regional historic and forecast data, market share of competitors, market segments.

Sourcing and Referencing: Data and analysis throughout the report is sourced using end notes.

Table Of Contents
1. Industrial Gas Market Characteristics
2. Africa Industrial Gas Market
2.1. Africa Industrial Gas Market Overview
2.1.1. Africa Industrial Gas Historic Market, 2012 – 2016
2.1.2. Africa Industrial Gas Forecast Market, 2016 – 2020
3. Industrial Gas Market Trends And Strategies
Industrial Gases Applications in Food and Beverage
Industrial Gas Manufacturers Adopting IoT Technology
Increase in Global Industrial Gas Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
4. Africa Industrial Gas Market Segmentation
4.1. Africa Market Size By Segment
Carbon Dioxide
4.2. Africa Industrial Gas Market, 2012 - 2020, Historic and Forecast, By Segment
Carbon dioxide
4.3. Hydrogen
4.3.1. Market Characteristics
4.3.2. Market Trends And Strategies
4.4. Oxygen
4.4.1. Market Characteristics
4.4.2. Market Trends And Strategies
4.5. Carbon dioxide
4.5.1. Market Characteristics
4.5.2. Market Trends And Strategies
4.6. Nitrogen
4.6.1. Market Characteristics
4.6.2. Market Trends And Strategies
5. Industrial Gas Market Global Context
5.1. Historic Market Growth
5.1.1. Drivers of the Market
Emerging Markets Growth
Technology Development
5.1.2. Restraints on the Market
5.2. Forecast Market Growth
5.2.1. Drivers of the Market
Economic Growth
Applications of Industrial Gas in Healthcare
5.2.2. Restraints on the Market
Interest Rate Increases
Reduction In Free Trade
6. Global Industrial Gas PESTLE Analysis
6.1. Political
6.2. Economic
6.3. Social
6.4. Technological
6.5. Legal
6.6. Environmental
7. Global Industrial Gas Market Competitive Landscape
7.1. Company Profiles
7.2. L'Air Liquide S.A
7.2.1. Overview
7.2.2. Products And Services
7.2.3. Strategy
7.2.4. Financial Performance
7.3. The Linde Group
7.3.1. Overview
7.3.2. Products And Services
7.3.3. Strategy
7.3.4. Financial Performance
7.4. Praxair, Inc.
7.4.1. Overview
7.4.2. Products And Services
7.4.3. Strategy
7.4.4. Financial Performance
7.5. Air Products and Chemicals Inc
7.5.1. Overview
7.5.2. Products And Services
7.5.3. Strategy
7.5.4. Financial Performance
7.6. Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC)
7.6.1. Overview
7.6.2. Products And Services
7.6.3. Strategy
7.6.4. Financial Performance
8. Key Mergers And Acquisitions In The Industrial Gas Market
The Linde Group And Praxair, Inc.Merger
Air Liquide Acquired Airgas
Praxair Acquired NuCO2 INC
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. Acquired Air Separation Units Of The Air Liquide Group
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Acquired Supagas
Praxair Acquired Yara's European Carbon Dioxide Business
2M Holdings Acquired CE-02 Trockenesis
Messer Group Acquired The Industrial Gases Business Of Air Liquide In Hungary
Taiyo Nippon Sanso Acquired Renegade Gas Pty Ltd.
9. Appendix
9.1. NAICS Definitions Of Industry Covered In This Report
9.2. Research Methodology
9.3. Abbreviations
9.4. Currencies
9.5. Research Inquiries
9.6. About Us
The Business Research Company
9.7. Copyright and Disclaimer
Executive Summary
The Africa industrial gas market was the sixth largest in the world. It currently has about 3.3% share of the global industrial gas market. The market in the Africa declined at a CAGR of -2% in the historic period and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% in the forecast period. This is mainly due to the presence of a large number of automotive, food and beverages and oil and gas companies, which is driving the demand for the industrial gases in the country. Nitrogen was the largest segment in the industrial gas market with around 28% share of the market. This is mainly due to wide application of nitrogen in the large oil and gas industry of the region. Moreover, large food and beverage manufacturing and processing plants in Africa demand nitrogen in high quantities. Oxygen was the second largest segment with around 26% share of the industrial gas market. Carbon Dioxide was the third largest segment with around 10% share of the industrial gas market. Africa is a developing continent a great deal of potential for expansion is anticipated from industries like construction (dam and bridge), power generation and oil which would drive the demand for industrial gases in future. CO2 is a huge business especially in Kenya and Tanzania boosted by the regions beverage industry.
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