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Peat Market Segmentation by Material Type (Fibric, Hemic, Sapric, and Others); by Application (Agriculture, Domestic, Fuel and Energy, Medicine, and Others) – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2030

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Before we witness the stabilization of economic growth in Europe and North America, Asia Pacific is estimated to bounce back progressively with countries such as China, India, South Korea and Japan witnessing more opportunities to recover from the losses sustained during COVID-19.

Being the biggest market in Eastern Europe, Russia is estimated to take the lowest hit, offering a sigh of relief to the businesses operating in the country. Whereas, GCC is estimated to observe low investments due to the sliding prices of crude oil.

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·    May 6, 2021: Neova is aiming to enhance the continuous growth of profitability by investing in renewables and infrastructure in services. The strategy is focused to digitize services in the energy business and develop new products from peat.

Global Peat Market Highlights 2022 – 2030

The global peat market is estimated to garner a large revenue and grow at a CAGR of ~14% over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2030. The growth of the market can be attributed to the growing number of industrial activities around the world, increasing usage of renewable energy sources as a result of environmental concerns, and rising demand for food and agricultural activities globally. According to the World Bank, the industrial output of the world as a share of the total world GDP was calculated to be 24.789% in 2019. The world GDP share for manufacturing was 14.562% for that year. In addition to these, surge in population growth coupled with the increase in demand for electricity is also projected to drive market growth in the upcoming years. Furthermore, over the last few years, peat is extensively being used as an oil absorbent for cleaning oil spills, and for the purpose of biofiltration for air and water, which is another crucial factor expected to result in the expansion of market in the future.

Global Peat Market

The market is segmented by material type into fibric, hemic, sapric, and others, out of which, the fibric segment is anticipated to hold the largest share in the global peat market on account of the wide use of this type of peat in various applications across the globe, and the ability of fibric peat to stimulate plant growth and root development effectively. Additionally, on the basis of application, the segment for agriculture is assessed to occupy the largest share over the forecast period, which can be ascribed to the high usage of peat for the production of organic fertilizer and as a garden soil, and as a significant component of garden plant substrates. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT

Major Macro-Economic Indicators Impacting the Market Growth

Electricity Consumption

In 2018, the world’s total energy supply was 14282 Mtoe, wherein the highest share in terms of source was captured by oil, accounting for 31.6%, followed by coal (26.9%), natural gas (22.8%), biofuels and waste (9.3%), nuclear (4.9%), hydro (2.5%), and other (2.0%). Where there was an increase in energy demand in 2018, the year 2019 witnessed slow growth as the energy efficiency improved owing to decline in the demand for cooling and heating. However, in 2020, the electricity demand decreased by 2.5% in the first quarter of 2020 due to the outbreak of Coronavirus resulting in government imposed shutdowns in order to limit the spread of the virus, which was further followed by shutdown of numerous business operations impacting their growth. This also resulted in decline of 5.8% in the worldwide CO2 emissions which was recorded to be five times larger than the one recorded during the global financial crisis in 2009. However, in 2021, the demand for oil, gas and coal is estimated to witness growth, which is further projected to create opportunities for market growth. Moreover, rising environment degradation and awareness related to climate change is motivating many key players to employ sustainable energy strategies and invest significantly in environment-friendly power generation technologies with an aim to promote sustainable development among various nations around the world. Such factors are anticipated to promote the growth of the market in upcoming years.

Global Peat Market Regional Synopsis

On the basis of geographical analysis, the global peat market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. The market in Europe is estimated to grab the largest share over the forecast period on the back of the presence of large number of peatlands in various countries of the continent, especially in British Isles and Scandinavia, and increasing usage of peat as a fuel in Scotland, Ireland and Finland, which are also among the major consumers of peat in the world. As per the United Kingdom Office for National Statistics, as of 2019 peatlands occupy 12 percent of the total UK land area, out of which 60 percent of peatland are in Scotland, accounting for 1,947,750 hectares of peat area. Moreover, the market in Latin America is predicted to witness notable growth during the forecast period owing to the presence of favorable climate conditions that support the growth of tropical peat, namely in countries such as Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Colombia and Venezuela.

The global peat market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global peat market includes the following segments:

By Material Type

  • Fibric
  • Hemic
  • Sapric
  • Others

By Application

  • Agriculture
  • Domestic
  • Fuel and Energy
  • Medicine
  • Others

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Industrial Activities Worldwide
  • Growing Usage of Renewable Energy Sources


  • Issues Related to Pollution Caused by Burning Dry Peat

Top Featured Companies Dominating the Market

  • Elva E.P.T. Ltd.
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    • Key Product Offerings
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  • Global Peat Ltd
  • Stender AG
  • Oulun Energia Oy
  • Klasmann-Deilmann GmbH
  • Klasmann-Deilmann GmbH
  • Neova Oy
  • Globalcoirs  


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