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World Kaolin

World Kaolin

Growth in the world kaolin market will total 2.1% annually through 2020 in volume terms.  Advances will be fueled by expanding manufacturing activity in developing countries, particularly in the Asia/Pacific and Africa/Mideast regions.  The continuing digitization of media will constrain demand for paper as well as the kaolin used in coated paper products.

This report segments the kaolin industry by Market and Region.  Data is provided in thousand metric tons.

Markets include:
Paper
Ceramics
Refractories
Paint
Rubber

Paper will remain the largest of these through 2020.  Fastest growth will be for ceramics, driven by economic advances in developing regions, which will bolster demand for kaolin used in sanitaryware and other ceramic goods.

World regions and countries covered in the study include:
North America 
Western Europe 
Asia/Pacific 
Central & South America 
Eastern Europe 
Africa/Mideast 

The Africa/Mideast and Asia/Pacific regions will see the strongest advances among world regions through 2020.  China will see the fastest growth due to heightened demand for ceramic goods such as tableware.

Kaolin production is heavily concentrated, with the US and China accounting for nearly half of output.  Leading kaolin producers include BASF, EICL, Imerys, Kale Group, KaMin, Lasselsberger, Longyan Kaolin Clay, Quarzwerke, and SCR-Sibelco.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD KAOLIN DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Demographic Overview
      • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
    • World Paper & Paperboard Production
      • Table WORLD PAPER & PAPERBOARD PRODUCTION BY REGION
    • World Manufacturing Overview
      • Table WORLD MANUFACTURING VALUE ADDED BY REGION
    • Legal & Regulatory Environment
    • Pricing Trends
      • Table AVERAGE KAOLIN PRICES BY REGION & MARKET
  • OVERVIEW
    • General
    • Demand by Region
      • Table WORLD KAOLIN DEMAND BY REGION
      • Table CHART III-1 WORLD KAOLIN DEMAND BY REGION, 2015
    • Demand by Market
      • Table WORLD KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Table CHART III-2 WORLD KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET, 2015
      • Paper
        • Table WORLD PAPER MARKET FOR KAOLIN BY REGION
      • Ceramics
        • Table WORLD CERAMICS MARKET FOR KAOLIN BY REGION
      • Refractories
        • Table WORLD REFRACTORIES MARKET FOR KAOLIN BY REGION
      • Paint
        • Table WORLD PAINT MARKET FOR KAOLIN BY REGION
      • Rubber
        • Table WORLD RUBBER MARKET FOR KAOLIN BY REGION
      • Other Markets
        • Table WORLD OTHER MARKETS FOR KAOLIN BY REGION
    • Production by Region
      • Table WORLD KAOLIN SHIPMENTS BY REGION
      • Table CHART III-3 WORLD KAOLIN SHIPMENTS BY LEADING PRODUCER, 2005-2025
    • International Trade
      • Table WORLD KAOLIN NET EXPORTS BY REGION
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Economic Overview
    • North America: Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-1 NORTH AMERICA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • North America: Demand by Market
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • United States
      • United States: Economic Overview
      • United States: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART IV-2 UNITED STATES: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • United States: Demand by Market
        • Table UNITED STATES: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Canada
      • Canada: Economic Overview
      • Canada: Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART IV-3 CANADA: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Canada: Demand by Market
        • Table CANADA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: Economic Overview
      • Mexico: Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART IV-4 MEXICO: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Mexico: Demand by Market
        • Table MEXICO: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Economic Overview
    • Western Europe: Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART V-1 WESTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Western Europe: Demand by Market
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Germany
      • Germany: Economic Overview
      • Germany: Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-2 GERMANY: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Germany: Demand by Market
        • Table GERMANY: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Italy
      • Italy: Economic Overview
      • Italy: Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-3 ITALY: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Italy: Demand by Market
        • Table ITALY: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Finland
      • Finland: Economic Overview
      • Finland: Supply & Demand
        • Table FINLAND: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-4 FINLAND: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Finland: Demand by Market
        • Table FINLAND: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • France
      • France: Economic Overview
      • France: Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-5 FRANCE: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • France: Demand by Market
        • Table FRANCE: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Spain
      • Spain: Economic Overview
      • Spain: Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-6 SPAIN: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Spain: Demand by Market
        • Table SPAIN: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Sweden
      • Sweden: Economic Overview
      • Sweden: Supply & Demand
        • Table SWEDEN: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-7 SWEDEN: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Sweden: Demand by Market
        • Table SWEDEN: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: Economic Overview
      • United Kingdom: Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-8 UNITED KINGDOM: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • United Kingdom: Demand by Market
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: Economic Overview
      • Other Western Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART V-9 OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Other Western Europe: Demand by Market
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Economic Overview
    • Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VI-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: KAOLIN DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Asia/Pacific: Demand by Market
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • China
      • China: Economic Overview
      • China: Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-2 CHINA: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • China: Demand by Market
        • Table CHINA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Japan
      • Japan: Economic Overview
      • Japan: Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-3 JAPAN: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Japan: Demand by Market
        • Table JAPAN: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • India
      • India: Economic Overview
      • India: Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-4 INDIA: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • India: Demand by Market
        • Table INDIA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: Economic Overview
      • South Korea: Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-5 SOUTH KOREA: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • South Korea: Demand by Market
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Taiwan
      • Taiwan: Economic Overview
      • Taiwan: Supply & Demand
        • Table TAIWAN: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-6 TAIWAN: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Taiwan: Demand by Market
        • Table TAIWAN: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Malaysia
      • Malaysia: Economic Overview
      • Malaysia: Supply & Demand
        • Table MALAYSIA: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-7 MALAYSIA: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Malaysia: Demand by Market
        • Table MALAYSIA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Thailand
      • Thailand: Economic Overview
      • Thailand: Supply & Demand
        • Table THAILAND: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-8 THAILAND: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Thailand: Demand by Market
        • Table THAILAND: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Economic Overview
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VI-9 OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Demand by Market
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: Economic Overview
      • Central & South America: Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Central & South America: Demand by Market
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-1 BRAZIL: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table BRAZIL: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-2 OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Economic Overview
      • Eastern Europe: Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Eastern Europe: Demand by Market
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-3 RUSSIA: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table RUSSIA: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Czech Republic
        • Table CZECH REPUBLIC: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-4 CZECH REPUBLIC: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table CZECH REPUBLIC: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-5 OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Economic Overview
      • Africa/Mideast: Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Africa/Mideast: Demand by Market
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Turkey
        • Table TURKEY: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-6 TURKEY: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table TURKEY: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
      • Other Africa/Mideast
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: KAOLIN SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-7 OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: KAOLIN DEMAND, 2005-2015
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: KAOLIN DEMAND BY MARKET
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition & Market Share
      • Table WORLD KAOLIN SALES BY COMPANY, 2015
      • Table CHART VIII-1 WORLD KAOLIN MARKET SHARE, 2015
    • Mining & Manufacturing
    • Kaolin Reserves
    • Distribution
    • Marketing
    • Mergers, Acquisitions, &Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Participating Companies

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