The global kaolin market is expected to reach an estimated $5,828 million by 2021 with a CAGR of 4.4% from 2016 to 2021. The major drivers of growth for this market are growing demand of ceramics product and increasing penetration of kaolin in paint and coatings application.

Emerging trend, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the Kaolin industry, include the increasing penetration of kaolin in non-traditional applications, such as plastic, personal care, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, agriculture.

A total of 84 figures / charts and 29 tables are provided in this 129-page report to help in your business decisions. Sample figures with some insights are shown below. To learn the scope of, benefits, companies researched and other details of this Kaolin market report, download the report brochure.


The study includes the kaolin market size trend and forecast for the growth opportunities in the global kaolin market through 2021, segmented by application and region as follows:

Kaolin market by application [Volume (M lbs. / Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
Paper Ceramics Fiberglass Paint & Coating Rubber Cement Others
Kaolin market by region [Volume (M lbs. / Kilotons) and $M shipment analysis for 2010 – 2021]:
North America Europe Asia Pacific Rest of the World
Kaolin companies profiled in this market report include Imerys, KaMlin LLC, BASF, Sibelco and Thiele Kaolin are among the major suppliers of the kaolin. Some kaolin suppliers are opting for M&A as a strategic initiative for driving growth.

On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel predicts that ceramics applications is likely to experience the highest growth in the forecast period supported by increasing demand of tiles and sanitary ware due to the growth in building construction industry. Lucintel forecasts that the paper segment is expected to remain as the largest market by value and volume consumption supported by growth in per capita paper consumption.

Asia Pacific is expected to remain the largest market by value and volume due to the higher production of paper and ceramics.

Some of the features of “Growth Opportunities in the Global Kaolin Market 2016-2021: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis” include: Market size estimates: Global kaolin market size estimation in terms of value ($ Mil) and volume (kt) shipment.Trend and forecast analysis: Global kaolin market trend (2010-2015) and forecast (2016-2021) by region and segment.Segmentation analysis: Global kaolin market size by various application segments such as paper, ceramics, fiberglass, paint & coating, rubber, cement, and others in terms of value and volume shipment.Regional analysis: Global kaolin market breakdown by key regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of World.Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different applications and regions of kaolin market.Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, competitive landscape, and expansion strategies of kaolin in the global kaolin suppliers.Emerging applications: Emerging applications of global kaolin in various markets. Analysis of competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.
This report answers following 11 key questions:

Q.1. What are some of the most promising, high-growth opportunities for kaolin market by applications and regions?
Q.2. Which product /segments will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.3. Which region will grow at a faster pace and why?
Q.4. What are the key factors affecting market dynamics? What are the drivers and challenges of the Kaolin market?
Q.5. What are the business risks and threats of this market?
Q.6. What are the emerging trends in this market and reasons behind them?
Q.7. What are some changing demands of customers in the Kaolin market?
Q.8. What are the new developments in the market? Which kaolin companies are leading these developments?
Q.9. Who are the major kaolin suppliers ? What strategic initiatives are being implemented by key players for business growth?
Q.10. How is the competitive rivalry and threat of substitution in this market?
Q.11. What are M&A activities by the major kaolin suppliers in the last 5 years ? What reasons to these activities and how have they impacted the industry?