Research and Markets: 2014 India Guar Gum Report

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kshp4v/2014_guar_gum) has announced the addition of the "2014 Guar Gum Report: INDIA" report to their offering.

2013 was a strong year for guar sowing and production in India. The total sowing area rose by 21 percent in 2013 to reach 10.6 million acres. Rajasthan, Haryana, and Gujarat - the three key guar-producing states -exceeded the sowing area target set by their respective agriculture departments. Non-traditional guar cultivators other Indian states also showed keen interest in the crop in 2013.

The complex nature of the guar gum industry in India warrants close monitoring of the market at all times. The industry is starting 2014 with a strong stock of guar seeds, ample processing capacity to produce guar gum, and steady global demand. Despite these positive market fundamentals, the guar industry in India remains exposed to price volatility because of potential impact from additional market factors. These factors, which are mainly specific to India, have the potential to disrupt the guar market.

The opaque nature of guar gum's supply chain in India demands continuous, close monitoring of developments on the ground to better predict pricing and supply trends as 2014 season unfolds. While prices look stable at this juncture, there are several unknowns that could have a significant impact to the stability of the guar market.

The report analyzes the latest state of the guar gum market and provides guidance on what to expect as the year unfolds. The report uncovers critical data for planning and budgeting, negotiations, and supplier selection purposes. It contains 31 charts, 7 tables, and 2 directories. The report's methodology uses a mutually exclusive but collectively exhaustive research and analysis approach to uncover the opaque supply chain of guar gum.

Key Topics Covered

Market Outlook

The Opaque Triangle

State of the Market

Uncovering the Guar Gum Supply Chain

- Farmers: Their Dilemma

- Traders: Key Stakeholders

- Processors: Industry in Transition

- Logistics: Infrastructure Challenges

THL Recommendations

Research Methodology

Interviewees

Directory of Guar Gum Processors

Directory of Indian Guar Gum Warehouses and Assayers

About Three Headed Lion

Companies Mentioned

- Baker Hughes

- Hallibarton

- Schlumberger

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Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Food and Beverage, Process and Materials