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Global Talc Market 2017-2021

Global Talc Market 2017-2021

About Talc

Talc is a soft mineral, which is chemically composed of magnesium, silica, and water. The chemical composition for talc is hydrated magnesium silicate. The chemical formula usually remains close to this generalized composition but sometimes there are variations in the structure due to the substitution of magnesium by other elements.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global talc market to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global talc market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of talc.

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

  • APAC
  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global talc 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
  • Golcha Minerals
  • Imerys
  • IMI Fabi
  • Mondo Minerals
  • Nippon Talc
Other prominent vendors
  • American Talc Company
  • Guangxi Guilin Longsheng Huamei Talc Development
  • Haichen Minchem
  • Hayashi-Kasei
  • Jai Group
  • Liaoning AIHAI Talc
  • Minerals Technologies
  • Shandong Pingdu Talc Mine Industrial
Market driver
  • Increase in demand from plastics industry
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Stringent regulations and adverse effects on health and environment
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Inorganic expansion and increase in mergers and acquisitions
  • 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
    • Overview
      • Table Important properties of talc
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global talc market
      • Table Segmentation of global talc market by deposit type
      • Table Segmentation of global talc market by end-user
      • Table Segmentation of talc market by geography
    • Global talc market
      • Table Global talc market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market 2016-2021
      • Table Global talc market 2016 and 2021 (kilotons)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market 2016-2021
    • Global customer base concentration
      • Table Global talc market: Concentration of customer base by region
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by deposit type
    • Global talc market by deposit type
      • Table Global talc market by deposit type 2016
      • Table Global talc market by deposit type 2021
      • Table Year-over-year market share of global talc market by deposit type 2016-2021
    • Global talc market by talc carbonate
      • Table Global talc market by talc carbonate 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market by talc carbonate 2016-2021
    • Global talc market by talc chlorite
      • Table Global talc market by talc chlorite 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market by talc chlorite 2016-2021
    • Global talc market by other deposit types
      • Table Global talc market by other deposit types 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market by other deposit types 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Global talc market by end-user
      • Table Global talc market by end-user 2016
      • Table Global talc market by end-user 2021
      • Table Year-over-year market share of global talc market by end-user 2016-2021
    • Global talc market for plastics and rubber industry
      • Table Global talc market for plastics and rubber industry 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market for plastics and rubber industry 2016-2021
    • Global talc market for paper and pulp industry
      • Table Global talc market for paper and pulp industry 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market for paper and pulp industry 2016-2021
    • Global talc market for ceramics industry
      • Table Global talc market for ceramics industry 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market for ceramics industry 2016-2021
    • Global talc market for paints and coatings industry
      • Table Global talc market for paints and coatings industry 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market for paints and coatings industry 2016-2021
    • Global talc market for personal care industry
      • Table Global talc market for personal care industry ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market for personal care industry 2016-2021
    • Global talc market for agriculture and food industry
      • Table Global talc market for agriculture and food industry 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market for agriculture and food industry 2016-2021
    • Global talc market for other industries
      • Table Global talc market for other industries 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of global talc market for other industries 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global talc market by geography
      • Table Global talc market by geography 2016
      • Table Global talc market by geography 2021
      • Table Year-over-year market share of global talc market by geography 2016-2021
    • Talc market in APAC
      • Table Talc market in APAC 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of Talc market in APAC 2016-2021
    • Talc market in Europe
      • Table Talc market in Europe 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of talc market in Europe 2016-2021
    • Talc market in North America
      • Table Talc market in North America 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of talc market in North America 2016-2021
    • Talc market in ROW
      • Table Talc market in ROW 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Forecast of talc market in ROW 2016-2021
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries in talc market 2016
  • Market drivers
    • Increase in demand from plastics industry
      • Table Production of plastics by region 2015
    • Rise in number of end-users
      • Table Global animal feed market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global personal care products market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global automotive paints and coatings market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Rapid expansion in APAC and emerging markets
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Stringent regulations and adverse effects on health and environment
    • Decline in use of talc in paper and pulp industry
    • Introduction of new substitutes
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Inorganic expansion and increase in mergers and acquisitions
    • Rising popularity of micronized and other superfine-grade talc products
    • Increased focus on R&D
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key market vendors
      • Table Key vendors of global talc market 2016
    • Other prominent vendors
    • Golcha Minerals (Golcha Group)
      • Table Golcha Minerals: Product portfolio
    • Imerys
      • Table Imerys: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Imerys: Geographical segmentation 2015
      • Table Imerys: Product portfolio
    • IMI Fabi
      • Table IMI Fabi: Product portfolio
    • Mondo Minerals
      • Table Mondo Minerals: Product portfolio
    • Nippon Talc
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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