Global demand for drywall is forecast to advance 8.4 percent annually through 2014. Over four-fifths of new demand will be attributable to the US and the Asia/Pacific region. The residential market will outpace its nonresidential counterpart. Global building plaster demand will advance 5.3 percent annually.This study analyzes the world drywall and building plaster industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1999, 2004 and 2009, and forecasts for 2014 and 2019 by product (drywall, building plaster, building gypsum), world region and for 17 countries.The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 25 industry participants, including Saint-Gobain, Knauf and Lafarge.