Regional Analysis

Focus on emerging economies (Asia)

Regional markets - Focus on emerging economies

2019-01-04T14:33:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

Having just returned from gasworld’s Asia-Pacific Industrial Gas Conference 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the sense of optimism for the region as a whole – let alone particular pockets of high growth – was exuded throughout the event and the many conversations within it.

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2019 US argon market report

2019-01-04T16:21:00+00:00By Maura D. Garvey, Published in gasworld US Edition

Argon demand has been growing very strongly over the past few years with key markets like fabricated metals, stainless steel, and electronics showing solid growth as the US economy improved and President Donald Trump’s tariffs on foreign steel assisted US steel industry growth.

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Helium supply swings again

2019-01-02T16:45:00+00:00By Maura D. Garvey

Since early 2017, helium supply has fluctuated from a slight surplus from the large Qatar 2 production fully onstream, to in-balance with the logistics disruption of the Qatar blockage in June 2017, to tight supply beginning spring 2018 when a series of planned and unplanned outages affected major global supply ...


The New England report


Incorporating Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

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Regional markets – Focus on South Pacific Rim

2018-12-03T06:04:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

In 2017, the South Pacific gases market was valued at approximately $3.3bn. This total covers the South East Asian markets of the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.


Regional markets – Focus on North Pacific Rim

2018-11-02T10:06:00+00:00By , published in gasworld magazine

When we profiled the North Pacific industrial gases business last year, we noted how in 2016 the region had for the first time in history eclipsed the size of the European market to become the second-largest industrial gas market in the world, at a value of almost $18bn.


The South East report

2018-10-01T06:00:00+01:00By , with gasworld Business Intelligence

Incorporating Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.


The Mid-Atlantic report

2018-09-03T11:13:00+01:00By , Global Managing Editor

In the latest instalment of its regional markets series, gasworld Business Intelligence provides a snapshot of activity in the Mid-Atlantic industrial gas market, including Delware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

The Great Lakes report, Incorporating Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Ohio

The Great Lakes report


Incorporating Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Ohio, with gasworld Business Intelligence.


The Plains report


Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota in focus with gasworld Business Intelligence.

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Regional markets – Focus on Central Asia

2018-07-05T14:24:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

At the time of writing, the Central Asia region is understood to be in a situation of economic flux. Having been benefiting from modestly rising oil prices, benign global financing conditions and solid growth in the Euro Area, a June 2018 report from the World Bank described momentum easing in ...

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Regional markets – Focus on Middle East

2018-06-05T08:50:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

In 2016, the Middle East industrial gases business generated revenues of $2.3bn, up from $875m in 2006, indicating an impressive average annual growth rate of just under 10%, in-keeping with the region’s wide reputation as one of the key emerging markets for the industry.

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