Precipitated Barium Sulphate Demand from Paints & Coatings Sector Sustains Momentum: FMI

Sep 03,2020 | Chemicals & Materials

The precipitated barium sulphate market has been gaining significantly from the expansion of construction and renovation works. Also, the rising demand for effective coatings in automotive sector is compounding growth prospects for the market.

Precipitated Barium Sulphate Market

A recent market study published by FMI on the precipitated barium sulphate market includes...

Precipitated Barium Sulphate Market

Future Market Insights (FMI), in its latest study, has forecast the market to rise at 3.8% CAGR between 2020 and 2030. Companies operating in the market are aiming at developing novel materials via eco-friendly methods to keep pace with changing industry needs.

The market has been significantly expanding over the last few years, especially on account of recent technological advancements. Besides this, the rising application in various types of synthetic resins is expected to boost growth.

Precipitated barium sulphate is often added as light diffusing material to synthetic resins such as acrylic resins. It is a white crystalline solid and odorless inorganic compound. It is insoluble in water and transpires into inorganic barite, which is considered as a rewarding source of barium and other materials derived using barium.

It finds wide application in paints & coatings and plastic products. With consumers’ preference for plastic products consistently rising, precipitated barium sulphate sales are poised to surge in the near future. Coatings and rubber industries too will exhibit lucrative scope for applications in the coming years.

FMI’s report on the market offers a comprehensive overview, covering key market dynamics. Some of the takeaways from the report are as follows:

  • Market valued at US$ 664 Mn, which
  • Sluggish growth is expected in the current year as a result of ongoing pandemic crisis
  • Market is forecast to recover, picking growth pace from 2021 onwards
  • East Asia is expected to remain dominant, with China emerging as an extremely lucrative market

“The demand from paints & coatings sector will be a chief growth driver of the market. Despite temporary slump caused due to the COVID-19 outbreak, market will recover as economies return to normalcy,” said a lead analyst at FMI. 

COVID-19 Impact on Precipitated Barium Sulphate Market

As the novel coronavirus tightened its noose, lockdown orders swept across various nations, causing serious dent in revenue generated across various industries.

Temporary suspension of operations on account of hindered transport, labor shortage, and material supply exposed unpreparedness of various industries. The effect was percolated to various associated markets.

The lack of operations in paints & coatings industry and other application segments resulted in loss of revenue for the precipitated barium sulphate market. This factor single-handedly has pushed the markets CAGR to lower than -1%.

Nonetheless, experts are positive about the market’s future and forecasts recovery in 2021. With governments gradually lifting restrictions and lockdown orders, industries are resuming operations, which is expected to augur well for the market.

Who is winning?

FMI in its report studies various strategies adopted by some of the leading companies operating in the market. Most companies are focusing on environment-friendly manufacturing to cater to the changing industry culture. Collaborations also remain a mainstay especially among companies looking to expand their regional footprint and product portfolio.

Some of the companies operating in the precipitated barium sulphate market are Merck KGaA, Alfa Aesar, Solvay SA, Huntsman Corporation, Guizhou Redstar Development Co., Ltd., Sakai Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. and others.

To Know More About Precipitated Barium Sulphate Market:

A new market research report published by Future Market Insights (FMI) on the global compound semiconductor materials market report offers comprehensive insights into the market demand trends and analysis of opportunities over the forecast period, 2020-2030. The report examines the precipitated barium sulphate market through three different segments – particle size, application and region. The market report also provides extensive assessment of pricing by different key market dynamics, life cycle analysis, and technologies that are being deployed in the supply of precipitated barium sulphate and product adoption across several end-use industries.

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