Publication Date
February 2024
USD 3.90 billion
USD 5.92 billion
USD 4.12 billion
Asphalt Market by Manufacturing Method (Cold Mix Asphalt, Hot Mix Asphalt), Application (Coating, Paving Roadways, Water Roofing) - Global Forecast 2024-2030

[182 Pages Report] The Asphalt Market size was estimated at USD 3.90 billion in 2023 and expected to reach USD 4.12 billion in 2024, at a CAGR 6.14% to reach USD 5.92 billion by 2030.

Asphalt Market
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Asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a semi-solid form of petroleum that plays a crucial role in constructing and maintaining various infrastructures, particularly roads and pavements. Natural asphalt occurs when heavy crude oil deposits undergo geological processes over millions of years, forming a thick, black substance rich in hydrocarbons. On the other hand, refined asphalt is produced through the distillation process, where crude oil is heated at high temperatures, separating the lighter components, such as gasoline and diesel, from heavier ones. The global asphalt market encompasses the production, distribution, and application of diverse bituminous materials for various industries. Asphalt is primarily used in road construction, including highways, bridges, airports, and urban roads. Additionally, it serves other purposes, such as roofing and waterproofing solutions, insulation systems, and recreational surfaces, including sports courts. Growth of the asphalt market is primarily driven by increasing demand for enhanced transportation infrastructure worldwide, particularly in developing economies. Rapid urbanization, industrialization, and construction activities in residential and commercial sectors further contribute to this demand. Government investments in infrastructure projects and private-sector initiatives also offer lucrative opportunities for market expansion. However, fluctuations in crude oil prices directly impact the cost of production of asphalt materials. Additionally, environmental concerns related to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions during asphalt production processes have led to increased regulatory scrutiny that further constraints industry growth. Moreover, technological advancements associated with eco-friendly alternatives or improved waste disposal methods are expected to reduce environmental impacts while maintaining high-performance standards required within various end-use industries.

Asphalt Market - Global Forecast 2024-2030
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Manufacturing Method: Growing infrastructural development and need for an excellent choice for surface treatments in maintenance projects.

Cold Mix Asphalt (CMA) is a type of asphalt mixture produced at ambient temperatures, which is ideal for use in low-traffic areas and temporary repairs, as well as in remote locations with limited access to hot mix plants. CMA offers several advantages, including lower energy consumption, reduced emissions, and easier transportation due to its workability at cooler temperatures. Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) is a blend of aggregates and binder materials heated at higher temperatures, which offers excellent strength and durability while providing skid resistance in wet conditions. HMA is commonly utilized in road construction projects such as highways, airport runways, parking lots, and other load-bearing applications. Medium Curing Asphalt (MC) consists of a blend of asphalt cement and a petroleum solvent that gradually evaporates during the curing process. MC mixtures provide a balance between workability and strength, making them ideal for use in surface treatments such as slurry seals, chip seals, and micro-surfacing applications.

Application: Significant applications are tailored to meet specific needs and requirements

The need for asphalt coating arises from its ability to provide a waterproof, anti-corrosive, and durable surface for various applications. Asphalt coatings are widely used in the construction industry to protect surfaces from water infiltration, corrosion, and weathering. Paving roadways is one of the primary applications of asphalt owing to its cost-effectiveness, durability, and ease of installation. The preference for asphalt in roadway construction stems from its ability to withstand heavy traffic loads and varying weather conditions while offering low maintenance costs. Waterproofing is another critical application area where asphalt plays an indispensable role. Asphalt-based waterproofing products are preferred due to their excellent water resistance, adaptability to various substrates, and long service life.

Regional Insights

In the Americas, the United States accounts for a substantial share of the asphalt market due to its extensive road network and recurrent need for maintenance and repair. Additionally, South America's developing economies, including Brazil and Mexico, have been investing heavily in transportation infrastructure projects to support their growing populations and industries. The EMEA region also holds considerable potential for growth in the asphalt market owing to increased investment in sustainable infrastructure development. In particular, Europe has witnessed a shift toward environmentally friendly construction practices that promote recycling and usage of reclaimed asphalt pavements (RAP) as well as warm-mix asphalt (WMA). This trend aligns with European Union regulations focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from construction activities. Furthermore, countries in the Middle East are investing significantly in mega-infrastructure projects aimed at enhancing connectivity within their cities while simultaneously diversifying their economies. The APAC region has been witnessing rapid urbanization and industrialization that have fueled a booming asphalt market. China and India, the two most populous nations, are making heavy investments to develop transportation infrastructure in the country, such as highways, airports, bridges, and ports, to accommodate their expanding populations and industries. In addition, countries such as Indonesia and Vietnam are experiencing substantial economic growth, which has led to increased demand for improved transportation networks. As a result, the APAC region is projected to experience the highest growth rate in the global asphalt market over the next few years.

FPNV Positioning Matrix

The FPNV Positioning Matrix is pivotal in evaluating the Asphalt Market. It offers a comprehensive assessment of vendors, examining key metrics related to Business Strategy and Product Satisfaction. This in-depth analysis empowers users to make well-informed decisions aligned with their requirements. Based on the evaluation, the vendors are then categorized into four distinct quadrants representing varying levels of success: Forefront (F), Pathfinder (P), Niche (N), or Vital (V).

Market Share Analysis

The Market Share Analysis is a comprehensive tool that provides an insightful and in-depth examination of the current state of vendors in the Asphalt Market. By meticulously comparing and analyzing vendor contributions in terms of overall revenue, customer base, and other key metrics, we can offer companies a greater understanding of their performance and the challenges they face when competing for market share. Additionally, this analysis provides valuable insights into the competitive nature of the sector, including factors such as accumulation, fragmentation dominance, and amalgamation traits observed over the base year period studied. With this expanded level of detail, vendors can make more informed decisions and devise effective strategies to gain a competitive edge in the market.

Recent Developments
  • NAPA and XBE Launch AI Powered Tool For Asphalt Professionals

    National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced a partnership with XBE LLC, a technology company, to develop an AI-powered service called "Hey, NAPA." This innovative AI-based service provides NAPA members and other industry stakeholders a more efficient way to access the association's valuable content and technical documents on all asphalt pavements. [Published On: 2023-07-10]

  • Saint-Gobain Acquires Asphalt Shingle Recycling Technology, Advancing Its Commitment to Waste Reduction

    Saint-Gobain S.A., through its subsidiary CertainTeed, acquired the asphalt shingle recycling technology from Asphaltica, allowing them to recycle waste from asphalt shingle while diverting it from landfills. The proprietary technology from Asphaltica allows Saint-Gobain S.A. to pelletize post-industrial and post-consumer shingle waste. [Published On: 2023-02-09]

  • CEMEX Launch Rubbermix Asphalt

    CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. launched Rubbermix asphalt, which offers an alternative recovery option for used tyres by integrating crumb rubber into asphalt mixes. This sustainable development from CEMEX emphasizes the circular economy in its climate action strategy. [Published On: 2023-01-19]

Key Company Profiles

The report delves into recent significant developments in the Asphalt Market, highlighting leading vendors and their innovative profiles. These include Alltech Group, Boral Limited, BP PLC, Cement Roadstone Holdings PLC, CEPSA Comercial Petroleo, S.A., Chevron Corporation, Ergon, Inc., Exxon Mobil Corporation, Grupa LOTOS, HollyFrontier Corporation, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Lukoil, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, NuStar Energy L.P., OMV AG, PT Pertamina International EP, Puma Energy, Repsol S.A., Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Sasol Germany GmbH, SK Energy Co., Ltd., Sonatrach Petroleum Corporation, Thai Oil Group, Tipco Asphalt Public Company Limited, TotalEnergies SE, Valero Energy Corporation, and Wolf Paving.

Market Segmentation & Coverage

This research report categorizes the Asphalt Market to forecast the revenues and analyze trends in each of the following sub-markets:

  • Manufacturing Method
    • Cold Mix Asphalt
    • Hot Mix Asphalt
  • Application
    • Coating
    • Paving Roadways
    • Water Roofing

  • Region
    • Americas
      • Argentina
      • Brazil
      • Canada
      • Mexico
      • United States
        • California
        • Florida
        • Illinois
        • New York
        • Ohio
        • Pennsylvania
        • Texas
    • Asia-Pacific
      • Australia
      • China
      • India
      • Indonesia
      • Japan
      • Malaysia
      • Philippines
      • Singapore
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Vietnam
    • Europe, Middle East & Africa
      • Denmark
      • Egypt
      • Finland
      • France
      • Germany
      • Israel
      • Italy
      • Netherlands
      • Nigeria
      • Norway
      • Poland
      • Qatar
      • Russia
      • Saudi Arabia
      • South Africa
      • Spain
      • Sweden
      • Switzerland
      • Turkey
      • United Arab Emirates
      • United Kingdom

The report offers valuable insights on the following aspects:

  1. Market Penetration: It presents comprehensive information on the market provided by key players.
  2. Market Development: It delves deep into lucrative emerging markets and analyzes the penetration across mature market segments.
  3. Market Diversification: It provides detailed information on new product launches, untapped geographic regions, recent developments, and investments.
  4. Competitive Assessment & Intelligence: It conducts an exhaustive assessment of market shares, strategies, products, certifications, regulatory approvals, patent landscape, and manufacturing capabilities of the leading players.
  5. Product Development & Innovation: It offers intelligent insights on future technologies, R&D activities, and breakthrough product developments.

The report addresses key questions such as:

  1. What is the market size and forecast of the Asphalt Market?
  2. Which products, segments, applications, and areas should one consider investing in over the forecast period in the Asphalt Market?
  3. What are the technology trends and regulatory frameworks in the Asphalt Market?
  4. What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Asphalt Market?
  5. Which modes and strategic moves are suitable for entering the Asphalt Market?

Table of Contents
  1. Preface
  2. Research Methodology
  3. Executive Summary
  4. Market Overview
  5. Market Insights
  6. Asphalt Market, by Manufacturing Method
  7. Asphalt Market, by Application
  8. Americas Asphalt Market
  9. Asia-Pacific Asphalt Market
  10. Europe, Middle East & Africa Asphalt Market
  11. Competitive Landscape
  12. Competitive Portfolio
Companies Mentioned
  • Alltech Group
  • Boral Limited
  • BP PLC
  • Cement Roadstone Holdings PLC
  • CEPSA Comercial Petroleo, S.A.
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Ergon, Inc.
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Grupa LOTOS
  • HollyFrontier Corporation
  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
  • Lukoil
  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation
  • NuStar Energy L.P.
  • OMV AG
  • PT Pertamina International EP
  • Puma Energy
  • Repsol S.A.
  • Royal Dutch Shell PLC
  • Sasol Germany GmbH
  • SK Energy Co., Ltd.
  • Sonatrach Petroleum Corporation
  • Thai Oil Group
  • Tipco Asphalt Public Company Limited
  • TotalEnergies SE
  • Valero Energy Corporation
  • Wolf Paving
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The Global Asphalt Market size was estimated at USD 3.90 billion in 2023 and expected to reach USD 4.12 billion in 2024.
The Global Asphalt Market to grow USD 5.92 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 6.14%
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