Indian gypsum builds on bright market outlook

Published: Monday, 25 July 2011

India’s cement industry is forecast to reach 300m. tpa by 2011, requiring 15m. tpa of gypsum in 2012. But, as Oman’s Zawawi Minerals reveals, consumers of the critical mineral are struggling to find supplies, despite a reduction in customs duty

This article investigates India’s gypsum demand and supply for the cement and plasterboard industries. According to the various study and research reports (see later) and in view of the upcoming massive infrastructure developments, cement and plasterboard consumption is expected to increase at a rate of 8-10%, and 25-30% year-on-year, respectively....

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