The North American talc market is going from strength to strength, beating other regions to boast the largest growth over the last year, according to a new report released by Persistence Market Research.
Asia Pacific is the largest market for talc worldwide, with China, India, Japan, Bhutan and South Korea listed as the key markets in the region. The Indian talc market is the world’s third largest and is continuing to grow. Europe is also increasing market share, with Austria, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Sweden and United Kingdom among the major consumers of talc in the region.
The world’s leading producer of talc is Imerys talc, followed by Mondo Minerals. Other key players include Golcha Group, American Talc, IMI FABI, Nippon Talc, Minerals Technologies Inc, the Jai Group, Aihai Talc, Behai Talc, Shuiquan Talc and Xin Talc.