Global demand for kaolin is forecast to rise 3.3 percent per year to 28.7 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $4.4 billion. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest-growing geographic market. Paper and paperboard production will remain the largest market, while ceramics will be the most rapidly growing, driven mainly by ceramic proppants.This study analyzes the 24.4 million metric ton world kaolin industry. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by market (e.g., paper, ceramics, refractories, paint, rubber), world region, and for 22 countries.The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 27 industry players, including Imerys, BASF and KaMin.
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