The gasreports provide up-to-date information on the market size and supply structure of industrial gases in Central Asia.
Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, covering 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and 30% of its land area. With approximately 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world's current human population. Asia has a high growth rate in the modern era and given its size and diversity, differs very widely among and within its regions with regard to ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties and government systems. The latest series of reports focus on the emerging economies within the industrial gas sector in Central Asia, South East Asia and South Asia.
The Japanese industrial gas sector is dominated by three companies that between them control over 70% of the market. The biggest is Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNS), followed by Air Water and Air Liquide. Other companies with a sizeable presence include Iwatani and Showa Denko.
Industrial gas production began in Australia in 1908 when Gardener Waern installed the country’s first plant to produce acetylene using imported calcium carbide. Today, two companies dominate Australia’s industrial gases sector: Linde/BOC Australia and Air Liquide. Between them they control over 90% of the market, whilst the other companies of ...