Indian talc: Moving up the value chain

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 22 October 2015

Home to some of the largest and purest talc reserves in the world, India has the potential to tap into growing markets for higher grade forms of the mineral. Sunder Singh, IM Correspondent, gives an overview of the industry and its major players and reports how some have invested in the technology needed to increase the value of their products.

Brisk growth in India’s coatings, paper, plastics and ceramic industries in recent years has led to a significant increase in domestic talc demand. With some of the largest talc resources in the world, India’s downstream talc consumers are supplied by three large producers-cum-processors and more than 20 medium-sized companies.  ...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


           



Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.