DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Silica Sand Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017 - 2022" report to their offering.
The global silica sand market has grown at a CAGR of around 6% during 2009-2016 with the production volume reaching 179 Million Tons in 2016.
In recent years, the demand of industrial silica sand has also increased significantly in the hydraulic fracturing market.
The report has segmented the silica sand market on the basis of five major end-use industries. They include glass, foundry, hydraulic fracturing, filtration and abrasives. Glass currently represents the largest market of the global silica sand consumption in volume terms followed by foundry, hydraulic fracturing, filtration and abrasives.
Country-wise, the United States dominates the global silica sand market in terms of production. The United States is followed by Italy, Germany, Turkey and Australia. In terms of consumption, however, the Asia-Pacific region represented the biggest consumer of silica sand followed by North America and Western Europe.
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