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Calcium Carbonate, Fine-Ground and Precipitated

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive Summary 6
Summary 7
Introduction 15
Manufacturing processes 16
Dry grinding 16
Wet grinding 16
Precipitation 16
Supply and demand by region 18
North America 18
United States 18
Producing companies 18
Salient statistics 21
Consumption 24
Paper 27
Plastics 28
Adhesives and sealants 29
Paints and coatings 29
Other 30
Price 31
Trade 32
Canada 33
Producing companies 33
Salient statistics 34
Consumption 37
Total 37
Fine-ground calcium carbonate38
Precipitated calcium carbonate38
Trade 38
Mexico 39
Producing companies 39
Salient statistics 40
Consumption 43
Total 43
Fine-ground calcium carbonate 44
Precipitated calcium carbonate 44
Trade 44
Central and South America 45
Producing companies 45
Salient statistics 47
Consumption 50
Total 50
Fine-ground calcium carbonate51
Precipitated calcium carbonate51
Trade 51
Brazil 54
Salient statistics 54
Consumption 56
Western Europe 57
Producing companies 58
Salient statistics 63
Consumption 64
Paper 67
Plastics 68
Adhesives and sealants 68
Paints and coatings 69
Rubber 69
Pharmaceuticals 70
Food 70
Cosmetics 70
Other 71
Price 71
Trade 72
Central Europe 73
Producing companies 73
Salient statistics 75
Consumption 76
Trade 77
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 77
Consumption 79
Trade 79
Middle East and Africa 80
Consumption 82
Price 83
Trade 83
Japan 85
Producing companies 85
Salient statistics 89
Consumption 92
Price 95
Trade 95
China 97
Producing companies 97
Salient statistics 100
Consumption 102
Paper 103
Plastics 103
Surface coatings 103
Adhesives and sealants 103
Rubber 104
Price 104
Trade 104
Other Asia 105
Producing companies 105
Salient statistics 110
Consumption 111
Additional resources113
Revisions 114
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