Global Germanium Market is expected to reach USD 242.4 million by the end of 2024 – QY Research

Germanium (Ge), a chemical element between silicon and tin in Group 14 (IVa) of the periodic table, a silvery-gray metalloid, intermediate in properties between the metals and the nonmetals. Germanium did not become economically significant until after 1945, when its properties as a semiconductor were recognized as being of value in electronics. Many other substances now also are used as semiconductors, but germanium remains of primary importance in the manufacture of transistors and of components for devices such as rectifiers and photocells.


The global Germanium market is valued at USD 223.5 million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 242.4 million by the end of 2024, growing at a Growth Rate of 1.16% between 2017 and 2024.

Currently, germanium is most commonly produced from sphalerite zinc ores but is also known to be extracted from fly ash coal (produced from coal power plants) and some copper ores. There are also companies producing germanium from germanium scrap metal. Germanium ores minerals are distributed in China, Russia and USA etc. China has the largest reservation. So, China is the largest production region. In 2017, China produced about 104.2 tonne, accounting for 65.23% of global total production.

The Global Germanium Market Research Report 2018 report released by QYResearch provides a basic overview of the Germanium industry, including definition, classification, application and industrial chain structure. Discuss development policies and plans as well as manufacturing processes and cost structures.

The report then focuses on major industry players in Global, including company profiles, product images and specifications, sales, market share, and contact information. More importantly, the household food storage containers industry development trends and marketing channels were analyzed. Providing the main statistical data on the current status of the industry is a valuable guide and direction for companies and individuals interested in the market.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources.  The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges.

Market Segment by Type, covers

·        Germanium Tetrachloride

·        High-purity GeO2

·        Germanium Ingot

·        Other

Market Segment Applications, can be divided into

·        IR Optics

·        Fiber Optics

·        Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

·        Electronic and Solar

·        Other

Microwave Oven Competitive landscape and key vendors

·        Yunnan Germanium

·        Umicore

·        Yunnan Chihong Zn & Ge

·        Teck

·        Zhonghao Technology

·        AXT Inc

·        JSC Germanium

·        Shenzhen Zhongjin Lingnan

·        PPM Pure Metals

·        Sihuan Zinc & Germanium

·        Indium Corporation

·        GEAPP

·        Photonic Sense

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