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Global Inorganic Pigment Market 2017-2021

Global Inorganic Pigment Market 2017-2021

About Inorganic Pigment

Inorganic pigments are oxides, sulfides, oxide hydroxides, silicates, sulfates, or carbonates barring a few exceptions. They have a definite crystal structure and often consist single component particles. The global inorganic pigments market is expected to grow considerably during the forecast period. The fact that inorganic pigments are an indispensable part of the ceramics sector is driving the market growth.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global inorganic pigment market to grow at a CAGR of 4.14% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global inorganic pigment market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Inorganic Pigment Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • BASF SE
  • DIC Corporation
  • Ferro Corporation
  • Heubach
  • LANXESS
Other prominent vendors
  • Clariant
  • CRISTAL
  • Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals
  • DuPont
  • Huntsman International
  • KRONOS Worldwide
  • LANSCO COLORS
  • Tronox
Market driver
  • Large price differential between organic and inorganic pigments.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Replacement of heavy-metal-based inorganic pigments by organic pigments.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increased demand for pigments with functional benefits.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Outlook
    • Classification of pigments
      • Table Classification of pigments
      • Table Comparison of organic and inorganic pigments
      • Table Manufacturing process
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market by type
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market by application
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market by geography
  • Market landscape
    • Global inorganic pigments market
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Global inorganic pigments market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Global inorganic pigments market by type
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market by type
    • Global titanium dioxide pigments market
      • Table Global titanium dioxide pigments market 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Global titanium dioxide pigments market 2016-2021
    • Global iron oxide pigments market
      • Table Global iron oxide pigments market 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Highlights of manufacturing processes of iron oxide pigments
      • Table Forecast: Global iron oxide pigments market 2016-2021
    • Global carbon black pigments market
      • Table Global carbon black pigments market 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Global carbon black pigments market 2016-2021
    • Global market for other inorganic pigments
      • Table Global market for other inorganic pigments 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Global market for other inorganic pigments 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global inorganic pigments market by application
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market by application
    • Global inorganic pigments market in paints and coatings sector
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market in paints and coatings sector 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Global inorganic pigments market in paints and coatings sector 2016-2021
    • Global inorganic pigments market in printing inks sector
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market in printing inks sector 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Global inorganic pigments market in printing inks sector 2016-2021
    • Global inorganic pigments market in plastics sector
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market in plastics sector 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Global inorganic pigments market in plastics sector 2016-2021
    • Global inorganic pigments market in other sectors
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market in other sectors 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Global inorganic pigments market in other sectors 2016-2021
  • Geographic segmentation
    • Global inorganic pigments market by geography
      • Table Global inorganic pigments market by geography
    • Inorganic pigments market in APAC
      • Table Inorganic pigments market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Inorganic pigments market in APAC 2016-2021
    • Inorganic pigments market in EMEA
      • Table Inorganic pigments market in EMEA 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Inorganic pigments market in EMEA 2016-2021
    • Inorganic pigments market in Americas
      • Table Inorganic pigments market in Americas 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Forecast: Inorganic pigments market in Americas 2016-2021
  • Market drivers
    • Dispersion process of inorganic pigments is relatively easier
    • Large price differential between organic and inorganic pigments
    • Inorganic pigments are indispensable in ceramics sector
    • Population growth and newer demands of urbanized areas
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market Challenges
    • Replacement of heavy-metal-based inorganic pigments by organic pigments
    • Supply-demand imbalance resulting in weak titanium dioxide prices
    • Exit of players: M&As on rise
    • Globalization of pigments market
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Biopigments: The way forward
    • Growing prominence of sustainable paints
    • Entry of new products in the pigments market
    • Increased demand for pigments with functional benefits
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key vendors in inorganic pigments market
      • Table Key vendors in inorganic pigments market 2016
    • Other prominent vendors
    • BASF SE
      • Table BASF SE: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table BASF SE: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table BASF SE: Inorganic pigment product offerings
    • DIC Corporation
      • Table DIC Corporation: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table DIC Corporation: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Ferro Corporation
      • Table Ferro Corporation: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Ferro Corporation: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Heubach
      • Table Heubach: Offerings
    • LANXESS
      • Table LANXESS: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table LANXESS: Inorganic pigments offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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