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Talc Market by Type of Deposit, Application and Region - Global Forecast to 2021

Talc Market: Global Forecast until 2021

  • September 2016
  • 159 pages
  • ID: 4143839
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The paper & pulp application segment is expected to grow from ##,##.## KT in 2015 to ##,##.## KT by 2021, at a CAGR of ##.##% between 2016 and 2021.
The global talc market in paper & pulp application is expected to grow from USD ##.## million in 2015 to USD ##.## million by 2021, at a CAGR of ##.##% between 2016 and 2021.


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"The overall talc market is estimated to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 4.90 percent from 2016 to 2021"

The overall talc market is estimated to grow ~$3.3B by 2021, at a compound annual growth rate of 4.90 percent between 2016 and 2021. Rise in demand for talc from the plastics industry is propelling the increase of this market.

"Talc Carbonate is the most important type of talc deposit available in the overall talc market"

The talc carbonate segment helped the biggest share to the talc market, by type of deposit in 2015, and is forecasted to be the quickest-increasing deposit type segment from 2016 to 2021. This increase can be primarily attributed to the high percentage of talc that is primarily obtained from the talc carbonate type of deposits. Also, the talc obtained from these type of deposits has higher purity than talc obtained from other talc deposits.

"The plastics segment is the most important application segment in the overall talc market"

There is an increased demand for talc reinforced plastic parts in the automobile industry, domestic appliances, electrical & electronics industry and the food packaging sector, as it offers enhanced properties including stiffness, heat resistance, rigidity, creep resistance, and impact resistance. Therefore, the increasing usage of talc in plastic products is anticipated to contribute towards the rise of the plastics application segment of the overall talc market during the estimate period.

"The Asia-Pac area led the rise in demand in the overall talc market"

The Asia-Pac region recorded for the biggest share of the overall talc market in 2015. The Asia-Pacific talc market is expected to grow at the highest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the outlook period. It has been observed that there is an growing increase rate in industrialization as well as the population of countries including China and India (IN) in the Asia Pacific (APAC) area. This has contributed to the increasing demand for talc from end-use industries including paper, automobile, paints & coatings, food, cosmetics, and agriculture, among others.

Profile break-up of primary participants for the market research:

- By Company category - Tier 1 - 45 %, Tier 2 - 35.0 percent, Tier 3 - 20.0 percent

- By Description - C-suite - 35.0 percent, D-level - 25.0 percent, Others - 40.0 percent

- By area - North america (NA) - 45.0 percent, Europe - 30.0 percent, Asia-Pacific - 25.0 percent, RoW- 5.0 percent

Moreover, as a part of qualitative analysis, the industry research offers a comprehensive analysis of major market drivers, market restraints, alternatives, and opportunities. It also considers competitive landscape approved by various market players, including Imerys SA, Mondo Minerals, Minerals Technologies Inc., and IMI FABI Talc Company.

Scope of the report:

This market research classifies the overall talc market based on type of deposit, application, and area, forecasting revenues as well as analyzing trends in each of the sub-markets.

- North america (NA)

- Middle East & Africa

- Latin America

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