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Calcined Petcoke Market Research Report Information by Grade (Anode Grade, Needle-Grade), Application (Aluminum, Steel, Titanium dioxide, Paint & Coatings, Fertilizer and others) and Region (North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa) - Forecast till 2030


ID: MRFR/CnM/6425-HCR | 140 Pages | Author: Priya Nagrale| May 2024

Global Calcined Petcoke Market Overview


Calcined Petcoke Market Size was valued at USD 1.1 Billion in 2022. The Calcined Petcoke market industry is projected to grow from USD 1.8 Billion in 2023 to USD 3.6 Billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.00% during the forecast period (2023 - 2030). The Calcined Petcoke Market growth is estimated to drive during the review period due to the rise in the production of green petcoke. Also, the uprising use of calcined pet coke in manufacturing the anode for aluminum and steel smelting is the key market drivers enhancing market growth.Calcined Petcoke Market OverviewSource: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Calcined Petcoke Market Trends




  • The rise in the production of green petcoke to boost market growth




The rise in the production of green petcoke is a major factor driving the growth of the calcined petcoke market. Green petcoke, also known as raw or green petroleum coke, is a byproduct of the refining process of crude oil. It is used as a fuel in various industries, such as cement, power generation, and aluminum production. Calcined petcoke, on the other hand, is a high-purity carbon material that is produced by heating green petcoke to remove volatile compounds and impurities. Calcined petcoke has a lower sulfur content and higher carbon content than green petcoke, making it an ideal raw material for various industries, such as the aluminum, steel, and graphite industries.


The increasing demand for calcined petcoke in these industries is driving the growth of the calcined petcoke market. The growth of the aluminum industry, in particular, is a major factor driving the demand for calcined petcoke, as it is used as a raw material in the production of anodes for aluminum smelting. Moreover, the rising environmental concerns and regulations regarding sulfur emissions are further driving the demand for low-sulfur petcoke, such as calcined petcoke. The increasing focus on sustainable and eco-friendly practices in various industries is also driving the demand for calcined petcoke. Therefore, such factors related to Calcined Petcoke have enhanced the Calcined Petcoke market CAGR across the globe in recent years.


Calcined Petcoke Market Segment Insights


Calcined Petcoke Grade Insights


The Calcined Petcoke Market segmentation, based on grade, includes Anode Grade, and Needle-Grade. The Anode Grade segment held the majority share in 2022 of the Calcined Petcoke Market revenue. Anode Grade calcined petcoke is primarily used in the production of aluminum, while Needle-Grade calcined petcoke is used in the production of graphite electrodes. The Anode Grade segment would continue to dominate the market in the coming years due to the increasing demand for aluminum and other metals.


Calcined Petcoke Application Insights


Based on application, the Calcined Petcoke Market segmentation includes Aluminum & Steel, Titanium dioxide, Paint & Coatings, fertilizers and others. The aluminum and steel segment dominated the market in 2022 and is projected to be the faster-growing segment during the forecast period, 2023-2030. The dominance of the aluminum and steel industry in the calcined petcoke market can be attributed to the high demand for the product in these industries due to its high carbon and low ash content, which makes it an ideal fuel source for high-temperature applications. The growth of these industries in emerging markets is also driving the demand for calcined petcoke. These all factors for Calcined Petcoke positively impact the market growth.


Figure 2: Calcined Petcoke Market, by Grade, 2022 & 2030 (USD Billion)Calcined Petcoke Market, by Grade, 2022 & 2030Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Calcined Petcoke Regional Insights


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The Asia-Pacific region has been the largest market for calcined petcoke globally, and it is expected to continue to dominate the market in the coming years. The increasing demand for calcined petcoke in various industries, such as aluminum, steel, cement, and power generation, has been the primary driver of market growth in the Asia-Pacific region. China, in particular, has been a major consumer of calcined petcoke due to its high demand for aluminum and steel production. Furthermore, the growing urbanization and industrialization in countries such as India, Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia are also contributing to the growth of the calcined petcoke market in the region. The availability of low-cost raw materials and labor, coupled with favorable government policies and initiatives, has also attracted many foreign investors to set up manufacturing facilities in the region. Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil


Figure 3: CALCINED PETCOKE MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (%)CALCINED PETCOKE MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe’s Calcined Petcoke market accounts for the third-largest market share. The increasing focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the adoption of cleaner fuels is driving the growth of the calcined petcoke market in Europe. The favorable government policies and regulations, such as the European Union's emission reduction targets, have also encouraged the adoption of calcined petcoke as a fuel source, thereby driving the market growth. Furthermore, the increasing investment in research and development to develop more efficient and environmentally friendly processes for the production and use of calcined petcoke is also driving the growth of the market in Europe. Further, the Germany Calcined Petcoke market held the largest market share, and the UK Calcined Petcoke market was the fastest-growing market in the European region.


North America, Calcined Petcoke market, is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2030. The presence of a well-established infrastructure and advanced technology has also boosted the growth of the calcined petcoke market in North America. The favorable government policies and regulations, such as the Clean Air Act in the US, have also encouraged the adoption of calcined petcoke as a fuel source, thereby driving the market growth. Moreover, the U.S. Calcined Petcoke market held the largest market share, and the Canada Calcined Petcoke market was the fastest-growing market in the North American region.


Calcined Petcoke Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market players are spending a lot of money on R&D to increase their product lines, which will help the Calcined Petcoke market grow even more. Market participants are also taking a range of strategic initiatives to grow their worldwide footprint, with key market developments such as new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Competitors in the Calcined Petcoke industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in an increasingly competitive and rising market environment.


The major market players are investing a lot of money in R&D to expand their product lines, which will spur further market growth for Calcined Petcoke. With significant market development like new product releases, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations, market participants are also undertaking various strategic activities to expand their global presence. To grow and thrive in a market climate that is becoming more competitive and growing, competitors in the Calcined Petcoke industry must offer affordable products.


Manufacturing locally to cut operating costs is one of the main business tactics manufacturers use in the global Calcined Petcoke industry to benefit customers and expand the market sector. Major Calcined Petcoke market players, including Rain Carbon Inc, Metso Corporation, Atha Group, Essar, India Carbon Limited, Aminco Resources LLC, IOCL, Oxbow Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Sanvira Carbon FZC LLC, Amritesh Industries Pvt. Ltd, and Garcia Munte Energia SL, and others, are attempting to increase market demand by funding R&D initiatives.


Rain Carbon Inc. is a global leader in the production of calcined petroleum coke and coal tar pitch. The company operates in three segments: Carbon, Advanced Materials, and Chemicals. The Carbon segment produces and sells calcined petroleum coke, while the Advanced Materials segment produces carbon black and other advanced materials. The Chemicals segment produces resins and other chemicals. Rain Carbon Inc. serves customers in various industries such as aluminum, steel, power generation, cement, and chemicals.


Metso Corporation is a global leader in the supply of equipment, services, and solutions for the mining, aggregates, recycling, and process industries. The company operates in three business areas: Minerals, Flow Control, and Services. The Minerals business area provides equipment and services for mining and minerals processing, while the Flow Control business area provides flow control solutions for various industries. The Services business area provides services for the entire lifecycle of the equipment and solutions provided by the company.


Key Companies in the Calcined Petcoke market includes



  • Rain Carbon Inc

  • Metso Corporation

  • Atha Group

  • Essar

  • India Carbon Limited

  • Aminco Resources LLC

  • IOCL

  • Oxbow Corporation

  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

  • Sanvira Carbon FZC LLC

  • Amritesh Industries Pvt. Ltd

  • Garcia Munte Energia SL among others


Calcined Petcoke Industry Developments


November 2022: Sanvira Carbon FZC LLC announced the launch of the first petroleum coke calcining (CPC) plant in Oman.


Calcined Petcoke Market Segmentation


Calcined Petcoke Grade Outlook



  • Anode Grade, Needle-Grade


Calcined Petcoke Application Outlook



  • Aluminum & Steel

  • Titanium dioxide

  • Paint & Coatings

  • Fertilizer

  • Others


Calcined Petcoke Regional Outlook




  • North America

    • US

    • Canada




  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe




  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific




  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 1.1 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 1.8 Billion
Market Size 2030 USD 3.6 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 5.00% (2023-2030)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2030
Historical Data 2018 & 2020
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Million)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Grade, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Rain Carbon Inc, Metso Corporation, Atha Group, Essar, India Carbon Limited, Aminco Resources LLC, IOCL, Oxbow Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Sanvira Carbon FZC LLC, Amritesh Industries Pvt. Ltd, and Garcia Munte Energia SL
Key Market Opportunities The growing population has surged the need for energy
Key Market Dynamics The increase in the production of green petcoke is estimated to propel the global market growth


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Calcined Petcoke Market size was valued at USD 1.1 Billion in 2022.

The global market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.00% during the forecast period, 2023-2030.

Asia Pacific had the largest share in the Calcined Petcoke Market.

The key players in the market are Rain Carbon Inc, Metso Corporation, Atha Group, Essar, India Carbon Limited, Aminco Resources LLC, IOCL, Oxbow Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Sanvira Carbon FZC LLC, Amritesh Industries Pvt. Ltd, and Garcia Munte Energia SL.

The anode grade category dominated the market in 2022.

Aluminum & steel had the largest share in the global market for Calcined Petcoke.

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