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Carbonate Minerals Market: Paper & Pulp End Use Segment Projected to Remain Dominant Throughout the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027

Carbonate Minerals Market: Paper & Pulp End Use Segment Projected to Remain Dominant Throughout the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027

Paper and Pulp end use segment is significantly contributing to the global carbonate minerals market

The Paper and Pulp end use segment in the global carbonate minerals market is estimated to be valued at close to US$ 10 Bn by 2017 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.5% over the forecast period. The Paper and Pulp segment is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.3% in terms of volume over 2017–2027. The segment is projected to reach 78,949,049 Tons by 2027. Among all end use segments, the Paper and Pulp segment is estimated to hold more than 20% value share in the global carbonate minerals market by 2027 end, followed by the Building and Construction segment at around 19% value share. The Paper and Pulp segment is predicted to witness high growth during the forecast period. The Building and Construction segment in the global carbonate minerals market is estimated to be valued at more than US$ 7,500 Mn in 2017 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 5.9% over the forecast period.

China and India in the APEJ region lead the carbonate minerals market due to steady growth in the building and construction as well as paper and pulp industries, where ground calcium carbonate and precipitated calcium carbonate are used for the production of paper and in agriculture. The Paper and Pulp end use segment holds a greater share in the Western Europe carbonate minerals market, contributing to about 25% share in the regional carbonate minerals market. In the MEA region, the Building and Construction application segment is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% due to growing industrialisation and urbanisation in different MEA countries.

Increasing consumption of carbonates likely to boost the growth of the paper and pulp and paint industries

The broad use of paper in the FMCG sector has enhanced the paper industry, which in turn is benefiting the global carbonate minerals market. The paper industry, particularly printing and writing paper, is the largest user of carbonated minerals. The principal carbonate mineral used in paper making is calcium carbonate, which is either used as a filler or as a coating on paper. The final characteristics of paper-like whiteness, ink, gloss etc. are determined by a blend of minerals used. Increasing use of Calcium Carbonate in the paper industry boosts demand and reduces the production cost. China is likely to witness an increase in demand for coatings and paints, which will drive the demand for carbonate minerals in APEJ. Carbonate minerals are widely used in the paint and coating industry. Carbonate minerals in paints and coatings brighten and help to ensure consistency and reliability of the end products. Carbonate minerals in paints and coatings are used to reduce the cost of key expensive components in the formulation. Carbonate minerals are present as 30% by weight in paints and coatings.

Carbonate minerals like calcium carbonate are widely used in the construction industry and are critical to the industry as they are used as both building materials and as an ingredient of cement. Carbonate minerals contribute in the making of mortar that is used in bonding concretes, bricks, stones, rubber compounds, stones and tiles. It is also an important ingredient in steel and glass. Many manufacturing companies use carbonate minerals for its cleavage properties. The calcite in carbonate minerals is a unique mineral as its cleavage takes three distinct directions and has double refraction. This property of calcite makes it valuable in a number of applications.


1. Executive Summary
1.1. Overview
1.2. Market Analysis
1.3. FMI Analysis and Recommendations
1.4. Wheel of Fortune
2. Market Introduction
2.1. Market Taxonomy
2.2. Market Definition (By Segments)
2.3. Parent Market Overview
2.4. Macro-Economic Factors
3. North America Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Supply-Demand Scenario
3.3. Pricing Analysis
3.4. Regional Market Dynamics
3.4.1. Drivers
3.4.2. Restraints
3.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Country
3.5.1. U.S.
3.5.2. Canada
3.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Mineral Type
3.6.1. Calcite
3.6.2. Magnesite
3.6.3. Aragonite
3.6.4. Smithsonite
3.6.5. Dolomite
3.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Source Type
3.7.1. Natural
3.7.2. Synthetic
3.8. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Source Type
3.8.1. Food
3.8.2. Paint
3.8.3. Plastic & Rubber
3.8.4. Paper & Pulp
3.8.5. Building & Construction
3.8.6. Agriculture
3.8.7. Glass
3.9. Market Attractiveness Analysis
3.9.1. By Country
3.9.2. By Mineral Type
3.9.3. By Source Type
3.9.4. By End User
3.10. Key Representative Market Participants
3.11. Market Presence (Intensity Map)
4. Latin America Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Pricing Analysis
4.3. Regional Market Dynamics
4.3.1. Drivers
4.3.2. Restraints
4.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Country
4.4.1. Brazil
4.4.2. Mexico
4.4.3. Argentina
4.4.4. Rest of Latin America
4.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Mineral Type
4.5.1. Calcite
4.5.2. Magnesite
4.5.3. Aragonite
4.5.4. Smithsonite
4.5.5. Dolomite
4.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Source Type
4.6.1. Natural
4.6.2. Synthetic
4.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By End User
4.7.1. Food
4.7.2. Paint
4.7.3. Plastic & Rubber
4.7.4. Paper & Pulp
4.7.5. Building & Construction
4.7.6. Agriculture
4.7.7. Glass
4.8. Market Attractiveness Analysis
4.8.1. By Country
4.8.2. By Mineral Type
4.8.3. By Source Type
4.8.4. By End User
4.9. Key Representative Market Participants
4.10. Market Presence (Intensity Map)
5. Asia Pacific Excl. Japan Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.3. Regional Market Dynamics
5.3.1. Drivers
5.3.2. Restraints
5.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Country
5.4.1. China
5.4.2. India
5.4.3. ASEAN
5.4.4. Oceania
5.4.5. Rest of APEJ
5.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Mineral Type
5.5.1. Calcite
5.5.2. Magnesite
5.5.3. Aragonite
5.5.4. Smithsonite
5.5.5. Dolomite
5.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Source Type
5.6.1. Natural
5.6.2. Synthetic
5.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By End User
5.7.1. Food
5.7.2. Paint
5.7.3. Plastic & Rubber
5.7.4. Paper & Pulp
5.7.5. Building & Construction
5.7.6. Agriculture
5.7.7. Glass
5.8. Market Attractiveness Analysis
5.8.1. By Country
5.8.2. By Mineral Type
5.8.3. By Source Type
5.8.4. By End User
5.9. Key Representative Market Participants
5.10. Market Presence (Intensity Map)
6. Western Europe Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Pricing Analysis
6.3. Regional Market Dynamics
6.3.1. Drivers
6.3.2. Restraints
6.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Country
6.4.1. Germany
6.4.2. Italy
6.4.3. France
6.4.4. U.K.
6.4.5. Spain
6.4.6. Nordic
6.4.7. BENELUX
6.4.8. Rest of Western Europe
6.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Mineral Type
6.5.1. Calcite
6.5.2. Magnesite
6.5.3. Aragonite
6.5.4. Smithsonite
6.5.5. Dolomite
6.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Source Type
6.6.1. Natural
6.6.2. Synthetic
6.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By End User
6.7.1. Food
6.7.2. Paint
6.7.3. Plastic & Rubber
6.7.4. Paper & Pulp
6.7.5. Building & Construction
6.7.6. Agriculture
6.7.7. Glass
6.8. Market Attractiveness Analysis
6.8.1. By Country
6.8.2. By Mineral Type
6.8.3. By Source Type
6.8.4. By End User
6.9. Key Representative Market Participants
6.10. Market Presence (Intensity Map)
7. Eastern Europe Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Pricing Analysis
7.3. Market Dynamics
7.3.1. Drivers
7.3.2. Restraints
7.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Country
7.4.1. Russia
7.4.2. Poland
7.4.3. Rest of Eastern Europe
7.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Mineral Type
7.5.1. Calcite
7.5.2. Magnesite
7.5.3. Aragonite
7.5.4. Smithsonite
7.5.5. Dolomite
7.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Source Type
7.6.1. Natural
7.6.2. Synthetic
7.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By End User
7.7.1. Food
7.7.2. Paint
7.7.3. Plastic & Rubber
7.7.4. Paper & Pulp
7.7.5. Building & Construction
7.7.6. Agriculture
7.7.7. Glass
7.8. Drivers and Restraints: Impact Analysis
7.9. Market Attractiveness Analysis
7.9.1. By Country
7.9.2. By Mineral Type
7.9.3. By Source Type
7.9.4. By End User
7.10. Key Representative Market Participants
7.11. Market Presence (Intensity Map)
8. Middle East and Africa Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Pricing Analysis
8.3. Market Dynamics
8.3.1. Drivers
8.3.2. Restraints
8.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Country
8.4.1. GCC Countries
8.4.2. South Africa
8.4.3. Israel
8.4.4. Rest of MEA
8.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Mineral Type
8.5.1. Calcite
8.5.2. Magnesite
8.5.3. Aragonite
8.5.4. Smithsonite
8.5.5. Dolomite
8.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Source Type
8.6.1. Natural
8.6.2. Synthetic
8.7. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By End User
8.7.1. Food
8.7.2. Paint
8.7.3. Plastic & Rubber
8.7.4. Paper & Pulp
8.7.5. Building & Construction
8.7.6. Agriculture
8.7.7. Glass
8.8. Market Attractiveness Analysis
8.8.1. By Country
8.8.2. By Mineral Type
8.8.3. By Source Type
8.8.4. By End User
8.9. Key Representative Market Participants
8.10. Market Presence (Intensity Map)
9. Japan Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
9.1. Introduction
9.2. Pricing Analysis
9.3. Market Dynamics
9.3.1. Drivers
9.3.2. Restraints
9.4. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Mineral Type
9.4.1. Calcite
9.4.2. Magnesite
9.4.3. Aragonite
9.4.4. Smithsonite
9.4.5. Dolomite
9.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Source Type
9.5.1. Natural
9.5.2. Synthetic
9.6. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By End User
9.6.1. Food
9.6.2. Paint
9.6.3. Plastic & Rubber
9.6.4. Paper & Pulp
9.6.5. Building & Construction
9.6.6. Agriculture
9.6.7. Glass
9.7. Market Attractiveness Analysis
9.7.1. By Mineral Type
9.7.2. By Source Type
9.7.3. By End User
9.8. Key Representative Market Participants
9.9. Market Presence (Intensity Map)
10. Competitive Assessment
10.1. `Market Structure
10.2. Market Share Analysis
10.3. Competition Dashboard
10.4. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Strategy, Recent Developments)
10.4.1. Mineral Technologies Inc.
10.4.2. IMERYS Carbonates Llc
10.4.3. Magnesita Refractories SA
10.4.4. Maruo Calcium Co. Ltd.
10.4.5. Carmeuse
10.4.6. Calcinor SA
10.4.7. Huber Engineered Materials
10.4.8. Lhoist North America Inc.
10.4.9. Mississippi Lime Company
10.4.10. Great Lakes Calcium Corporation(GLC Minerals)
10.4.11. Provençale SA
10.4.12. Univar Inc.
10.4.13. Omya AG
10.4.14. SCR-SIBELCO
10.4.15. COLUMBIA RIVER CARBONATES
10.4.16. Steinbock Minerals Ltd
10.4.17. Calcit d.o.o.
10.4.18. Uniko Calcium Carbonate Industry
10.4.19. Fimatec Ltd
10.4.20. CISME Italy s.n.c.
11. Global Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027 By Region
11.1. Introduction / Key Findings
11.2. Global Carbonate mineral Market Regional Snapshot
11.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume Forecast By Region
11.3.1. North America

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