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The global barite market grew at a CAGR of around 4% during 2015-2020. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to exhibit moderate growth during 2021-2026. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor
Barite is a white or colorless naturally occurring mineral composed of barium and sulfate. The barite group consists of anhydrite, celestine and anglesite and is commonly extracted from lead-zinc mines in vein, residual and bedded deposit variants. The vein and residual deposits are hydrothermal, whereas the bedded deposits are sedimentary deposits. Barite exhibits various advantageous properties, such as low solubility, high density, chemical inertness and cost-effectiveness. It is used as a weighting, filler and extender agent and as a crucial ingredient to manufacture barium carbonate. As a result, it finds extensive applications across various industries, such as oil and gas, chemical, rubber, plastic, medical and pharmaceutical.
Significant growth in the oil and gas industry, along with increasing offshore and ultra-deep exploration activities across the globe, is one of the key factors creating a positive outlook for the market. Barite is used as a weighing agent in oil well drilling fluids as it counters the pressure resulting from drilling operations. Moreover, the widespread adoption of barite for the manufacturing of plastic products is also driving the market growth. It is used as a non-toxic, water-soluble and stable chemical filler to enhance the gloss, strength and weatherability of plastic products. Additionally, the rising product demand for the production of paints, coating, rubbers, pharmaceuticals and automobile components, is acting as another growth-inducing factor. Rapid urbanization, along with increasing product utilization in the medical industry to absorb X- and Gamma rays, are some of the factors that are anticipated to drive the market further.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global barite market report, along with forecasts for growth at the global, regional and country level from 2021-2026. Our report has categorized the market based on grade and application.
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The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Anglo Pacific Minerals Ltd., Ashapura Minechem Limited (AMCOL International Corporation), Baker Hughes Company, International Earth Products LLC, Milwhite Inc., Newpark Resources Inc., P&S Barite Mining Co. Ltd., Schlumberger Limited, Sojitz Corporation, The Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Limited and The Cary Company.
|Base Year of the Analysis||2020|
|Segment Coverage||Grade, Application, Region|
|Region Covered||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa|
|Countries Covered||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico|
|Companies Covered||Anglo Pacific Minerals Ltd., Ashapura Minechem Limited (AMCOL International Corporation), Baker Hughes Company, International Earth Products LLC, Milwhite Inc., Newpark Resources Inc., P&S Barite Mining Co. Ltd., Schlumberger Limited, Sojitz Corporation, The Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Limited and The Cary Company|
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