Kaolin Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast (2023-2029)

Kaolin Market was valued at US$ 5.02 Bn. in 2022. Kaolin Market size is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% through the forecast period.

Kaolin Market Overview:

Kaolin is a type of clay found in sedimentary rocks. Used to make medicine for mild diarrhea and cholera. It may also be injected to stop bleeding. It is a concentrated silicate mineral with a single tetrahedral layer of silica. Due to its properties such as smoothness and whiteness, it is suitable for the types of paper sheets and coating materials in the paper industry. In addition, kaolin is used in the business processing of plastics and polymers by blocking, grinding, centering, casting, blasting, and chemical treatment. The pharmaceutical industry is increasingly using kaolin as a raw material for the production of commercially important medical and cosmetic products. In addition, the chemical properties of the protein, lipid, and oil adsorption are increasing the use of clay minerals to make facial cleansers, face masks, mud packs, body scrubs, and other cosmetics. Due to its excellent chemical properties, kaolin is used as a major ingredient in medicines such as mouthwashes, wound dressings, desiccants, and temporary protective agents against diaper rash.Kaolin MarketTo know about the Research Methodology :- Request Free Sample Report Kaolin Market Covid-19 Impact: The new coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic negatively impacted Kaolin's market value as demand for ceramics and paperbacks declined significantly and companies faced staff shortages, accumulated inventories, and forced closures. Due to the blockade of each country, the demand for kaolin manufacturing equipment and production buildings has decreased significantly, and the growth rate of the kaolin industry has slowed down. It has been observed that the Covid-19 effect has forced many manufacturers to close and dismiss production units, but the market is expected to gain momentum and demand to increase soon. The post-blockage period is expected to be a huge success for the profitability of the kaolin market. Depending on the application, this segment is expected to bring the greatest benefit as more investment is made in the development of low-cost, high-strength kaolin.

Kaolin Market Dynamics:

Kaolin Market Drivers: The chemical property of kaolin such as high density, chemical composition, fine texture, and particle composition make it ideal for the ceramic industry, paint, and adhesive applications. In addition, because of its high durability, metakaolin is widely used in concrete and cement. Kaolin helps keep sheets and paper in good condition. Its characteristics are brightness, smoothness, and opacity. Kaolin is also used in other types of paper due to its low ink and ink pigment retention, low texture tendency, and high hardness, which improves paper translation. Increasing the use of kaolin in the above applications is expected to drive market growth. Moreover, as the number of construction projects increases, domestic demand for clay and paint production will increase, which is expected to increase demand for kaolin over the next few years. A water purification process, also known as wet treatment, is used to produce kaolin by blocking, grinding, injecting, and spraying chemicals in the treatment of impure kaolin. Market growth is due to increased demand from the construction industry. This product is widely used in materials such as paints and accessories, ceramic tiles, concrete and mud. The increasing use of kaolin as a filler to improve the strength, wear resistance, durability and other properties of natural and synthetic rubber products continue to create favorable opportunities for players operating in the kaolin market. Aside from increasing demand for kaolin, the availability of alternative surfaces such as carbonates, talc, saturated mud, and gum clay is expected to impede market growth in the coming years. Long-term exposure to kaolin causes lung diseases such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema, which impedes growth in the international market. Kaolin Market Restraints: Kaolin market trends are widely accepted around the world, but there are some important factors that are hampering kaolin's market share, such as digitization and the development of the Internet, and paper and products have declined significantly. That caused a lot of turmoil among most of the major manufacturers. Secondly, it was alleged that kaolin mining poses various environmental and health hazards, leaving a negative impression on people about the use of kaolin and switching consumers to other alternatives. The high costs associated with the production and procurement of kaolin also result in a decline in market share and serve as a barrier to the growth of the kaolin industry. The availability of cheap kaolin alternatives such as ground calcium carbonate (GCC) and precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) is another factor that is expected to curb market revenue growth. The PCC is bright white and has a narrow particle size distribution. Available in a variety of sizes and crystal forms, it can be adjusted to improve paper printing and optical properties, increase paper machine productivity, and reduce papermaking costs by replacing optical brighteners. GCC's ISO brightness is higher (96%) than kaolin (83%), which should also reduce clay preference among papermakers. These are several other factors that are expected to impede market revenue growth.

Kaolin Market Segment Analysis:

Based on Process: The Kaolin Market is segmented into Water washed, Air float, calcined, Delaminated, Surface-modified & Unprocessed, and others. The water wash segment is expected to record rapid growth during the forecast period. Water-washed kaolin is slurryed, ground, ground, screened, sorted, centrifuged, chemically and optionally concentrated, dried, and magnetic to achieve particle size, purity, residue, and brightness. Generated through a centralized process of processing. The 14% hydration-bound water contained in the crude kaolin is retained in the water-washed kaolin and becomes hydrous kaolin.Kaolin MarketBased on the Application: The Kaolin Market is segmented into Paper coating, ceramics, paints and coating, and Pharmaceutics. The paper coating and filling segment accounted for the largest share of the international kaolin market in 2022. Kaolin is a white clay mineral used to improve the appearance of paper and is shiny, fluid, and opaque. It improves the quality of other papers such as Tincture absorption, pigment retention, and less tendency to wrinkle and grain, thus improving the printability of the paper. High-brightness paper grades are more expensive than low-brightness versions because brightness is a major factor in the price of finished paper products. This is expected to drive revenue growth in this segment. Based on the End-User: the Kaolin Market is segmented into chemical and petrochemical, sanitary wares, energy & power, automotive, food and beverages, and healthcare. The paper industry segment is expected to account for a significant share of sales due to the increased use of paper and paper-based products in various industries and institutions between 2022 and 2030. Publishers and bookmakers rely heavily on high-quality papers of various grades for publishing books, books, and notebooks. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of kaolin-based paper for food packaging. Growing environmental concerns about environmentally friendly and biodegradable packaging are expected to increase demand for mineral-coated paper and drive revenue growth during the forecast period.

Kaolin Market Regional Insights:

The Asia Pacific region dominated the market with a 34 % share in 2022. Due to a large number of kaolin reserves in the countries of the Asia Pacific region, the Asia Pacific market is expected to record a larger share during the forecast period. Japan, China, and India are also major paper manufacturing countries. For example, the annual production of paper and pulp in China is 99.3 million tons. Another factor driving sales growth in the Asia-Pacific market is the steady growth of the ceramic industry. In addition, product consumption has increased in recent years, especially with the rise of ceramic clusters in China and India. In addition, urbanization and construction projects in the countries of the region are expected to increase the acceptance of ceramic-based products for household goods. The North American market will register a rapid CAGR of 5% of sales during the forecast period due to increased production and export of kaolin minerals from countries in the region. The United States is the largest exporter of kaolin and kaolin clay in terms of commercial value. Increasing demand for kaolin for a variety of agricultural applications is also driving market revenue growth. The objective of the report is to present a comprehensive analysis of the international Kaolin Market to the stakeholders in the industry. The past and current status of the industry with the forecast market size and trends are presented in the report with the analysis of complicated data in simple language. The report covers all the aspects of the industry with a dedicated study of key players that include market leaders, followers, and new entrants. PORTER, PESTEL analysis with the potential impact of micro-economic factors of the market have been presented in the report. External as well as internal factors that are supposed to affect the business positively or negatively have been analyzed, which will give a clear futuristic view of the industry to the decision-makers. The reports also help in understanding the Kaolin Market dynamic, structure by analyzing the market segments and projecting the Kaolin Market size. Clear representation of competitive analysis of key players by type, price, financial position, product portfolio, growth strategies, and regional presence in the Kaolin Market make the report investor’s guide.

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Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2022 Forecast Period: 2023-2029
Historical Data: 2018 to 2022 Market Size in 2022: US$ 5.02 Bn.
Forecast Period 2023 to 2029 CAGR: 4.5% Market Size in 2029: US$ 6.84 Bn.
Segments Covered: by Process Water washed Air float, calcined Delaminated Surface-modified & Unprocessed Others
by Application Paper coating Ceramics Paints and coating Pharmaceutics
by End-user Chemical and petrochemical Sanitary wares Energy & power Automotive Food and beverages Healthcare

Kaolin Market, by Region

North America (United States, Canada and Mexico) Europe (UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Austria and Rest of Europe) Asia Pacific (China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Rest of APAC) Middle East and Africa (South Africa, GCC, Egypt, Nigeria and Rest of ME&A) South America (Brazil, Argentina Rest of South America)

Kaolin Market Key Players are:

1. Quarwerke GmbH 2. Stephen Schmidt KG 3. Morien Resource Corporation 4. Kaolin AD 5. LB Minerals Ltd 6. BASF SE 7. Imerys SA 8. Kamin LLC 9. EICL Ltd 10.Ashapura Group 11.Thiele Kaolin Company 12.SCR- Sibelco N.V 13.LASSELSBERGER Group 14.Iminerals Inc 15.20 Microns Ltd 16.R.Grace & Co. 17.Shree Ram Group Frequently Asked Questions: 1] What segments are covered in the Global Kaolin Market report? Ans. The segments covered in the Kaolin Market report are based on Product Type and End User. 2] Which region is expected to hold the highest share in the Global Kaolin Market? Ans. The Asia Pacific region is expected to hold the highest share in the Kaolin Market. 3] What is the market size of the Global Kaolin Market by 2029? Ans. The market size of the Kaolin Market by 2029 is expected to reach US$ 6.84 Bn. 4] What is the forecast period for the Global Kaolin Market? Ans. The forecast period for the Kaolin Market is 2023-2029. 5] What was the market size of the Global Kaolin Market in 2022? Ans. The market size of the Kaolin Market in 2022 was valued at US$ 5.02 Bn.
1. Global Kaolin Market Size: Research Methodology 2. Global Kaolin Market Size: Executive Summary 2.1. Market Overview and Definitions 2.1.1. Introduction to Global Kaolin Market Size 2.2. Summary 2.2.1. Key Findings 2.2.2. Recommendations for Investors 2.2.3. Recommendations for Market Leaders 2.2.4. Recommendations for New Market Entry 3. Global Kaolin Market Size: Competitive Analysis 3.1. MMR Competition Matrix 3.1.1. Market Structure by region 3.1.2. Competitive Benchmarking of Key Players 3.2. Consolidation in the Market 3.2.1 M&A by region 3.3. Key Developments by Companies 3.4. Market Drivers 3.5. Market Restraints 3.6. Market Opportunities 3.7. Market Challenges 3.8. Market Dynamics 3.9. PORTERS Five Forces Analysis 3.10. PESTLE 3.11. Regulatory Landscape by region • North America • Europe • Asia Pacific • Middle East and Africa • South America 3.12. COVID-19 Impact 4. Global Kaolin Market Size Segmentation 4.1. Global Kaolin Market Size, by Process (2022-2029) • Water washed • Air float, calcined • Delaminated • Surface-modified & Unprocessed • others 4.2. Global Kaolin Market Size, by Application (2022-2029) • Paper coating • Ceramics • Paints and coating • Pharmaceutics 4.3. Global Kaolin Market Size, by End User (2022-2029) • Chemical and petrochemical • Sanitary wares • Energy & power • Automotive • Food and beverages • Healthcare 5. North America Kaolin Market (2022-2029) 5.1. North America Kaolin Market Size, by Process (2022-2029) 5.1.1. Water washed 5.1.2. Air float, calcined 5.1.3. Delaminated 5.1.4. Surface-modified & Unprocessed 5.1.5. others 5.2. North America Kaolin Market Size, by Application (2022-2029) 5.2.1. Paper coating 5.2.2. Ceramics 5.2.3. Paints and coating 5.2.4. Pharmaceutics 5.3. North America Kaolin Market Size, by End User (2022-2029) 5.3.1. Chemical and petrochemical 5.3.2. Sanitary wares 5.3.3. Energy & power 5.3.4. Automotive 5.3.5. Food and beverages 5.3.6. Healthcare 5.4. North America Semiconductor Memory Market, by Country (2022-2029) • United States • Canada • Mexico 6. European Kaolin Market (2022-2029) 6.1. European Kaolin Market, by Process (2022-2029) 6.2. European Kaolin Market, by Application (2022-2029) 6.3. European Kaolin Market, by End User (2022-2029) 6.4. European Kaolin Market, by Country (2022-2029) • UK • France • Germany • Italy • Spain • Sweden • Austria • Rest Of Europe 7. Asia Pacific Kaolin Market (2022-2029) 7.1. Asia Pacific Kaolin Market, by Process (2022-2029) 7.2. Asia Pacific Kaolin Market, by Application (2022-2029) 7.3. Asia Pacific Kaolin Market, by End User (2022-2029) 7.4. Asia Pacific Kaolin Market, by Country (2022-2029) • China • India • Japan • South Korea • Australia • ASEAN • Rest Of APAC 8. Middle East and Africa Kaolin Market (2022-2029) 8.1. Middle East and Africa Kaolin Market, by Process (2022-2029) 8.2. Middle East and Africa Kaolin Market, by Application (2022-2029) 8.3. Middle East and Africa Kaolin Market, by End User (2022-2029) 8.4. Middle East and Africa Kaolin Market, by Country (2022-2029) • South Africa • GCC • Egypt • Nigeria • Rest Of ME&A 9. South America Kaolin Market (2022-2029) 9.1. South America Kaolin Market, by Process (2022-2029) 9.2. South America Kaolin Market, by Application (2022-2029) 9.3. South America Kaolin Market, by End User (2022-2029) 9.4. South America Kaolin Market, by Country (2022-2029) • Brazil • Argentina • Rest Of South America 10. Company Profile: Key players 10.1. Quarwerke GmbH 10.1.1. Company Overview 10.1.2. Financial Overview 10.1.3. Global Presence 10.1.4. Capacity Portfolio 10.1.5. Business Strategy 10.1.6. Recent Developments 10.2. Stephen Schmidt KG 10.3. Morien Resource Corporation 10.4. Kaolin AD 10.5. LB Minerals Ltd 10.6. BASF SE 10.7. Imerys SA 10.8. Kamin LLC 10.9. EICL Ltd 10.10. Ashapura Group 10.11. Thiele Kaolin Company 10.12. SCR- Sibelco N.V 10.13. LASSELSBERGER Group 10.14. Iminerals Inc 10.15. 20 Microns Ltd 10.16. R.Grace & Co. 10.17. Shree Ram Group