Molybdenum Market Size, demand, Cost Models, Report 2024-2032

How Big is The Molybdenum Market?

The global molybdenum market size reached 5,734.3 Tons in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach 7,093.7 Tons by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 2.3% during 2024-2032.

What is Molybdenum?

Molybdenum, a silver-toned, highly malleable, and oxidation-resistant metal, delivers superior durability and mechanical steadiness at high temperatures. Its prevalent use encompasses rotating X-ray anodes, useful in clinical diagnostics, glass melting furnace electrodes, and sprayed coatings for automotive piston rings and machine parts to minimize friction. Moreover, molybdenum is used in manufacturing components resistant to molten glass and heat sinks with thermal expansion characteristics. Currently, the expanding sectors of oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, construction, aerospace, and defense are favorably impacting the global metal demand.

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Global Molybdenum Market Trends and Drivers: 

The escalating requirement for the product in the steel industry to improve hardenability, resilience, and tensile strength is primarily driving the molybdenum market. Furthermore, the increasing usage of this metal in electronic gadgets, on account of its expansion under high-temperature conditions, is also augmenting the market growth. Apart from this, the growing utilization of molybdenum as a catalyst in petroleum refineries to aid in refining petroleum products and desulfurizing natural gas is positively influencing the global market. Moreover, the widespread adoption of the product in the aerospace sector to decrease vibration and enhance comfort for pilots and passengers is further bolstering the market growth. Besides this, the rising need for this metal in the defense sector for producing superior warheads, nozzles, and shaped charge liners is acting as another significant growth-inducing factor. Additionally, key players are launching new primary and byproduct operations to expand their customer base and concentrating on capacity expansions and mergers and acquisitions (M&A), which are expected to drive the molybdenum market in the coming years.

Who are the key players operating in the industry?

  •  ABSCO Limited
  • American CuMo Mining Corporation
  • Centerra Gold Inc.
  • China Molybdenum Co. Ltd.
  • China Rare Metal Material Co. Ltd.
  • Codelco
  • Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
  • Grupo México
  • Jinduicheng Molybdenum Co. Ltd
  • KGHM Polska Mied S.A.
  • Molten Corporation 
  • Moly Metal L.L.P.

Report Segmentation: 

The report has been segmented the market into following categories:

Breakup by Product Type:

  • Steel
  • Chemical
  • Foundry
  • Molybdenum Metal
  • Nickel Alloy

Breakup by Sales Channel:

  • Manufacturer/Distributor
  • Aftermarket

Breakup by End Use:

  • Oil and Gas
  • Automotive
  • Heavy Machinery
  • Energy
  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Others

Breakup by Region:

  • North America: (United States, Canada)
  • Asia Pacific: (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Others)
  • Europe: (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Others)
  • Latin America: (Brazil, Mexico, Others)
  • Middle East and Africa

Key highlights of the report:

  • Market Performance
  • Market Outlook
  • Porter's Five Forces Analysis
  • Market Drivers and Success Factors
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Value Chain
  • Comprehensive Mapping of the Competitive Landscape

If you need specific information that is not currently within the scope of the report, we can provide it to you as a part of the customization.

About Us:

IMARC Group is a leading market research company that offers management strategy and market research worldwide. We partner with clients in all sectors and regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their businesses.

IMARC’s information products include major market, scientific, economic and technological developments for business leaders in pharmaceutical, industrial, and high technology organizations. Market forecasts and industry analysis for biotechnology, advanced materials, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, travel and tourism, nanotechnology and novel processing methods are at the top of the company’s expertise.

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