India's talc growth dilemma

Published: Friday, 01 September 2006

Fillers forum supplement: India's talc growth dilemma: The Indian paint industry is growing and its potential is enormous. This should be a boon for domestic suppliers of paint raw materials, such as talc. However, India’s talc industry faces a dilemma: plentiful reserves, but a dearth of processing technology and high production and domestic transport costs. Rakesh Kumar of Golcha Associated Group takes us through the issues.