African Aluminum (Al) Rods and Conductors Market 2017-2030 - Research and Markets

The "Aluminum (Al) Rods and Conductors Market in Africa, 2017" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

Africa is the focus of the global economy due to its vast untapped natural resources which are a key driver for development. Rural electricity demand still remains insignificant, while urban and industrial supply remains insufficient in most of Africa. With aid from global governments, demand is expected to witness growth of 3.5% for wire rods and 5.2% for conductors.

Many investment programmes have been planned for T&D, and this is expected to provide export opportunities for global wire rod and conductor manufacturers. This industry docket looks at the current scenario, dynamics and trends prevalent in the African aluminum rods and conductors market.

Key questions this docket will answer:

  • What is the supply structure of the African aluminium wire rods and conductors market?
  • How is the manufacturing ecosystem expected to evolve in Africa?
  • What are the trade dynamics of aluminium rods and conductors?
  • What are the drivers, restrains and challenges impacting the wire rods and conductors market?
  • What are the value chains and key modes of supply of aluminium conductors to T&D utilities?
  • What are the key factors for success in the African market?

The Industry going Forward

  • RECP supports development of renewable energy in Africa- Highest renewable energy capacity & leaders in T&D investment are S. Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Congo & Zambia
  • Africa-5 Smart cities by 2030 at USD ~60Bn of PPP funding. Changing demographics, T&D projects commissioning, increasing privatisation to lead to growth
  • The growth of urbanisation and mega cities: key driver which mandates the need for a robust transmission network
  • Electricity demand to double by 2030 requiring new utilities; cost effective and efficient electricity is a priority for governments
  • The demand for wire rods and conductors will continue to grow due to governments' impetus on infrastructure development and rural electrification

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