Brazil composites industry set to grow 11% in 2010

According to the latest quarterly market survey carried out by ABMACO, Brazil could consume around 210 000 tons of composites in 2010, compared to 183 000 in 2009 (a 14.7% increase).

During the first half of 2010, the industry made US$0.71 billion, around 20% higher than the same period of 2009.

ABMACO believes civil construction, transportation and wind power will remain the top users of composites in Brazil in 2010.