According to Custom Market Insights, The value of the worldwide calcium carbonate market size was approximately USD 20.4 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach the value of USD 30.6 Bn by the end of 2030, and between 2022 and 2030, it is anticipated to increase at a CAGR of about 5.5%.

The study examines the market’s drivers and restraints, as well as the effects each, will have on the demand over the forecast period. The paper also looks at international opportunities in the market for calcium carbonates.

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Calcium Carbonate Market: Overview

The chemical substance known as calcium carbonate has the formula CaCO3. Natural occurrences of it include minerals and rocks like calcite, limestone, chalk, marble, and aragonite. The natural or pure form of calcium carbonate is used. From natural sources, pure calcium carbonate is extracted using a range of methods, including mining and quarrying.

Growth Factors

The industries that use calcium carbonate the most right now are those that produce paper, plastics, paints & varnishes, adhesives, and sealants. Additionally, nano calcium carbonate may be used for other purposes. Researchers are particularly interested in the therapeutic benefits of calcium nano-carbonate.

Materials made of calcium carbonate are biocompatible and biodegradable, making them excellent choices for clever carriers of medications, enzymes, and DNA. These nanoparticles are being studied for therapeutic uses, such as the delivery of anti-cancer drugs, antibacterial agents, and genes to cancer cells. These prospective uses offer a variety of chances for the calcium carbonate industry to expand in the future.

Global Calcium Carbonate Market 2023 – 2032 (By Type)

Segmental Overview

A significant growth driver for the market is the rising demand for paper for packaging applications and hygiene-related goods like tissue paper. However, the coronavirus outbreak has decreased product demand in 2020. In the first half of 2020, the pandemic’s widespread shutdowns had a significant negative impact on the world economy. Businesses are working hard since restrictions are being relaxed in the second half. Additional force to keep working positive indications of market expansion.

In 2021, the paints and coatings market became the second-largest application market. The paints and coatings industry uses the product in a wide range of applications. It functions as a diluent, rheology modifier, and additive to improve density, reducing or revitalizing agents, and diluents. Despite having a wide range of uses, in 2021 a production stop that affected the whole production and supply chain of the paint and coatings industry had an impact on the demand for products in this application category.

Regional Overview

In 2021, Asia Pacific controlled the world market. The region is anticipated to continue growing between 2022 and 2030 at a steady CAGR as a result of increased investment in manufacturing and infrastructure development. However, the pandemic has had a considerable impact on the supply chain and manufacturing processes.

Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market Size in 2021 USD 20.4 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2030 USD 30.6 Billion
CAGR Growth Rate 5.5% CAGR (2022-2030)
Forecast Years 2024-2033
Key Market Players AGSCO Corp., Blue Mountain Minerals, ILC Resources, GLC Minerals, LLC, GCCP Resources, and Others
Key Segment By Type, End-User, and Region
Major Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa
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Key Players Analysis

These major competitors in the blockchain market, along with their business profiles, recent advancements, and important market strategies, are the subject of in-depth competition analysis in the study. Minerals Technologies Inc., Omya AG, Huber Engineered Materials, Mississippi Lime Company, Shiraishi Kogyo Kaisha, Ltd., Okutama Kogyo Co., Ltd., and Newpark Resources, Inc. are a few of the participants.

Global Calcium Carbonate Market 2023 – 2032 (By Billion)

Some of the prominent players

  • AGSCO Corp.
  • Blue Mountain Minerals
  • ILC Resources
  • GLC Minerals, LLC
  • GCCP Resources

The global calcium carbonate market is segmented as follows:

Global Calcium Carbonate Market Segmentation: 

  • By Type
    • Ground Calcium Carbonate (GCC)
    • Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC)
  • By Grade
    • Industrial Grade
    • Food Grade
  • By Application
    • Lime & Cement Production
    • Plastics
    • Paper
    • Paints
    • Adhesives & Sealants
    • Building Materials
    • Water & Wastewater Treatment
    • Food Ingredient
      • Breakfast Cereal
      • Baking Powder
      • Fortified Beverages
      • Crisps & Cookies
      • Wine
      • Others (pastries, chewing gums, some breadstuffs)
    • Cosmetic Ingredient
      • Toothpastes
      • Eye shadows
      • Cosmetic Foundations
      • Face Powders
      • Others
    • Tablet & Supplement Formulation
    • Animal Feed
    • Ceramic Production
    • Glass Production
    • Others
  • By End Use Industry
    • Construction Industry
    • Food & Beverage Industry
    • Cosmetics & Personal Care Industry
    • Agriculture & Animal Husbandry Industry
    • Pharmaceutical Industry
    • Paints & Coatings Industry
    • Polymer Industry
    • Paper & Pulp Industry
    • Ceramics Industry
    • Glass Industry
    • Water Treatment Industry
    • Others (Steel Industry, Sugar Industry, Oil & Gas Industry)

By Geography

North America

  • The U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico


  • France
  • The UK
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America