2015 Top Markets Report – Building Products and Sustainable Construction

Global construction growth and the trend toward more sustainable construction (“green building”) create strong opportunities for U.S. building product exporters. Across international markets, the recognized impact of the built environment on resource usage, environmental conditions, energy and water consumption and emissions links higher performance in buildings to important national priorities. U.S. manufacturers are well positioned with product offerings that can deliver the energy and water efficiency, indoor air quality, and resource conservation benefits that are key goals of green building. U.S. exporters of the seven Sector Group product categories are competitive globally, in both developed and developing economies, and in both traditional and green building markets where higher quality products are in demand. This study details top export market prospects, the key challenges U.S. Sector Group exporters commonly face, and the U.S. Government resources available to exporters to pursue markets expected to hold the greatest opportunity for Sector Group exporters through 2017.

  • Full Report
  • Executive Summary
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • China
  • Gulf Region
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • United Kingdom
  • This report is part of the Top Markets Series. Each report ranks future export opportunities within a particular industry based on a sector-specific methodology.
  • Joanne Littlefair served as the lead author of this report. A special thanks goes to Gary Stanley, Director of I&A’s Office of Materials Industries, for sharing his broad industry expertise and for his ongoing leadership and support.  Appreciation also is due to Renee Hancher and I&A’s Office of Standards and Investment Policy for excellent continuing collaboration. 

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