The global Kaolin Market was valued at $7.02Billion in 2017 and is forecast to grow at a modestxx.3 % CAGR between 2018 and 2025, culminating in 2025 global sales of $12.25Billion.
Kaolin is an odorless white to yellowish or grayish powder contain mainly the clay mineral kaolinite, a hydrous aluminosilicate. Kaolin is insoluble in water but darken & develops an earthy odor when wet. Kaolin is used for making porcelain & as a filler in paper & textiles & in medicinal absorbents. Kaolin is also found in nature & a layered silicate mineral which is used in ceramics, medicine, as a food additive, as a light diffusing material in white incandescent light bulbs & in cosmetics, in toothpaste.
Kaolin also has a wide range of application in medical in mild-to-moderate diarrhea, severe diarrhea (dysentery), and cholera. It also helps the wounds to stop bleeding. It may also be applied to the skin to dry or soften the skin.
“Optimal Price Point (OPP) for Kaolin Products”
Estimated Average product/ service cost – $ xx globally. However, with improving access and availability of options, OPP and range of acceptable Prices (RAP) are going to change. We at Ameri Research continuously track these prices with our proprietary pricing model.
Due to the wide array of products available in the market, pricing, positioning, and sales channel optimization play a vital role in the success of a product. On an average, in the kaolin materials are available at USD xxx- USD xxxx. However, the high-end products are available at much higher prices. The prices in emerging countries and developed countries vary significantly due to the difference in purchasing power and availability of latest products.
Kaolin “by Applications Categories”
We have segmented the Kaolin based on Application categories as Paper, Ceramics, Paint, Fiberglass, Rubber, Metakaolin.
It’s found in papermaking where it is used in coating process to enhance gloss & opacity as well as improve printability it can also be used as cost-effective filler for many paper applications in inks paints coating, it is used as cost-effective pigment that providing functionality & also extends costly & also extends costly Titanium Oxide, it is quietly used in cable for strength & durability & in construction industry kaolin is used with the help of ceramics by various types of concretes.
Asia Pacific accounted for the maximum revenue share of over xx% in 2017 due to increased demand of composites materials followed by EU- Top 5 countries contribute $X.6 Billion in 2017 and expected to reach $x.5 Billion by 2023.
The key regions analyzed in the study include Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa. In 2017, Asia Pacific held the largest share for the composite market due to the demand for Infrastructure Development. The Asia Pacific is expected to have the highest growth due to China & this would be followed by Europe.
Expanding, Residential & nonresidential with the increasing populations generates a demand for composite. We are observing that a Kaolin is a good option as it can create good impact for Construction sectors
“Competitive Landscape”and“Merger & Acquisition Insights”
The key market participants include BASF SE, LB Minerals s.r.o, KaMin LLC, Thiele Kaolin Company, Kaolin AD, Sibelco N.V, AKW Ukrainian Kaolin Company are few major players in Kaolinmarkets. The market of Kaolin is fragmented with a large number of global & local players. Merger &Acquisitions, collaborations & new products launch are some of the major strategies adopted by key market players. Apart from this innovation& new product development are a major focus area for dominant companies.
Kaolin Market by Application Categories(Revenue, Million, 2014 – 2025)
Kaolin Market Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014- 2025)
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
- South Africa
- Saudi Arabia
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