The market of calcium carbonate is segmented based on products, geographical area and the application. On products ground the market is segmented in to ground calcium carbonate and precipitated calcium carbonate. Application segment of Calcium Carbonate market covers pharmaceutical, plastic, agriculture, construction & building and paper. Geographically the market is segmented in to different regions like Europe, Latin America, Africa, North America, Asia Pacific and Middle East. Each of these geographical segments are further segmented to generate revenue for  different countries like Canada, Germany, Japan, India, China, Latin America, brazil, US, UK and other GCC Countries.

    By 2021, it is expected that the market of Calcium Carbonate will stand more than US$ 28.5 Billion. The compound annual growth rate is estimated to grow by more than seven percent during the mention period. The constant growth in the demand from plastic division, the demand for calcium carbonate has increased drastically. In addition o plastic market, the increased demand of paper market has also contributed in raising the demand for calcium carbonate market. Further, rising demand from building and construction industry has also added in the demand for CaCO3. The only factor that it restraining the growth of calcium carbonate industry is the unwanted effect observed when calcium carbonate is used in excess amount.

    Some of the prominent key players of the market are Great Lakes Calcium Corp., Huber Engineered Materials, Maruo Calcium Co. Ltd., Omya Ag, Schaefer Kalk GMBH & Co. KG, Shiraishi Kogyo Kaisha Ltd., Excalibar Minerals, Imerys, Minerals Technologies Inc., Mississippi Lime Co., Okutama Kogyo Co.Ltd. and Solvay S.A. Along with the company name the report also provides company profile that includes company summary, its financial approach, strategy and planning and the SWOT analysis.

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    Table of Contents


    2 Executive Summary

    3 Global Calcium Carbonate Market – Industry Analysis

    3.1 Introduction

    3.2 Value chain analysis

    3.3 Price Analysis

    3.3.1 Ground Calcium Carbonate (GCC) Coarse Global GCC Coarse Price (USD/ton) (2012- 2019)

    3.3.2 Ground Calcium Carbonate (GCC) Fine Global GCC Fine Price (USD/ton) (2012- 2019)

    3.3.3 Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC) Fine Global PCC Fine Price (USD/ton) (2012- 2019)

    3.4 Market Drivers

    3.4.1 Growing paper industry Global paper consumption, volume 2008 – 2013 (Kilo Tons) Mineral loading levels of paper grades Global mineral loading levels of paper grades,(%), (1980 – 2020)

    3.4.2 Increasing demand from plastic sector Global plastic production volume, 2007–2013 (Million tons)

    3.4.3 Growing demand from building and construction industry Global building & construction market revenue, 2012 – 2019 (USD Billion)

    3.5 Restraints

    3.5.1 Adverse effects of excessive consumption of calcium carbonates

    3.6 Opportunities

    3.6.1 Growing Asia Pacific and Latin America market for calcium carbonate

    3.6.2 New process technology to manufacture synthetic calcium carbonate

    3.7 Porter’s five forces analysis

    3.7.1 Bargaining power of suppliers

    3.7.2 Bargaining power of buyers

    3.7.3 Threat from substitutes

    3.7.4 Threat of new entrants

    3.7.5 Degree of competition

    3.8 Global Calcium Carbonate Market: Company market share analysis (2012)

    3.9 Global Calcium carbonate market: Market attractiveness analysis

    4 Calcium Carbonate Market – Product Segment Analysis

    5 Calcium Carbonate Market – Application Segment Analysis

    6 Calcium Carbonate Market – Regional Segment Analysis

    7 Company Profiles

    7.1 Excalibar Minerals

    7.2 Great Lakes Calcium Corp.

    7.3 Huber Engineered Materials

    7.4 Imerys

    7.5 Maruo Calcium Co.Ltd.

    7.6 Minerals Technologies, Inc.

    7.7 Mississippi Lime Company

    7.8 Okutama Kogyo Co.Ltd.

    7.9 Omya Ag

    7.10 Schaefer Kalk GMBH & Co KG

    7.11 Shiraishi Kogyo Kaisha Ltd.

    7.12 Solvay S.A.


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