December 26th, 2022
The global kaolin market price is projected to reach USD 5,833.5 million by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period. Rising awareness about the benefits of china clay in skincare applications will be a prominent growth determinant for this market, states Fortune Business Insights™. For ages, clay has been known to fight skin-harming developments, such as acne. The increasing pollution levels, adoption of unhealthy diet regimes, and constant stress have had severe impacts on general health and skin in particular. Kaolin, or china clay, has emerged as one of the potent acne and oily skin-fighting formula
Asia Pacific to Spearhead the Market Supported by Speedy Economic Development
Asia Pacific is expected to lead the kaolin market share during the forecast period owing to the remarkable economic growth displayed by countries such as China and India. This growth has augmented the demand for high-end household consumer goods, where china clay is commonly used. The rapid expansion of the middle-class population in the region will also accelerate the growth of the regional market. In 2019, the Asia Pacific market size stood at USD 1,086.9 million.
In Europe, the heightened demand for packaged food and beverage items amid the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled the uptake of kaolin in the region’s food & beverage industry. On the other hand, in North America, technological advancements in the paper and packaging industries will stoke the regional market.
Rising Costs to Force Key Players to Raise Product Prices
With the demand for high-performance raw materials soaring across various end-user industries, key players in the china clay market are engaged in the development of innovative offerings. However, the costs associated with the production of such materials are escalating worldwide. As a result, several companies are being forced to increase the prices of their products.
December 2020: KaMin LLC and CADAM SAannounced that they would be increasing the price of their kaolin performance minerals by 4% to 9% in the global markets from January 2021. According to the company, the price rise is unavoidable as it needs to offset the growing costs related to logistics and mining operations and to comply with the environmental requirements.
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