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Feldspar Market Segmentation By type (Plagioclase Feldspar and K-Feldspar), By End Use (Glass, Ceramics and Fillers), and Region - Industry Forecast of 2021 to 2026

Pulished: April, 2021
ID: 10499
Pages: 175

Feldspar Market Size, Share, Growth Analysis:

The global feldspar market was valued at USD 517.4 million in 2021and is predicted to reach USD 745.1 million in 2026, with a compound annual expansion rate of 6.8%, in value, over the foreseen period.

Feldspar is widely employed in glass and ceramic manufacturing, with the glass industry being the main end-user. The escalatingcall for glass and ceramic products and coatings for welding rods, as well as thinners and fillers in the paint industry are the main expansion drivers of the feldspar market. Furthermore, the escalating number of construction activities and the growing need for electronics are other dynamics that are predicted to increase market expansion during the outlook period 2020-2026. Feldspar is a group of rock minerals that make up aluminum silicate as the main mineral. In addition to aluminum silicate, other components of feldspar include potassium, soda, or lime. These rocky minerals make up 40-42% of the weight of the Earth's continental crust. Feldspars are primarily native rocks and magma. In some cases, feldspars are considered the main components of rock classification. Feldspars are essential components for the construction of stones. In fact, most of the products we use in our daily lives are made from feldspar. The classification of various rocks is based on the presence of feldspar. Feldspar is one of the most abundant rocks on earth, which occurs in the form of crystals. It is widely employed in many everyday products such as drinking glasses, protective glass, fiberglass, tiles, showers, sinks, and tableware.

Feldspar Market Trends:

Ceramic tiles are one of the most important materials consumed in the construction industry. Therefore, the expansion of the ceramic tile market depends on the increase in construction spending worldwide. The construction sector is experiencing significant expansion, mainly in APAC countries such as China, India and Malaysia. In 2015, China's construction spending was around $ 1.7 trillion. Therefore, the call for ceramic tiles increases with the expansion of the construction industry.

Feldspar Recent Developments in Industry:

At medium temperatures, these hitherto unknown variants are stable at pressures in the Earth's upper mantle, where common feldspar generally cannot come into existence.

Feldspar Market Drivers

The constant advancement of the construction industry, mainly in the residential and commercial fragments, is the significant factor probable to drive the feldspar industry for years to come. In the construction industry, feldspar is mainly employed to make construction tiles, tableware, bathroom tiles, etc. Escalatingcall for products from the glass and ceramic industries in emerging countries is predicted to drive the market in the coming years. In ceramic and glass production, feldspar is employed primarily as a flux, to lower the melting temperature when added to ceramic or glass products. The escalating use of tableware, bathroom tiles, and building tiles is predicted to have a positive impact on the feldspar market over the anticipated years. Several infrastructure projects and investments made in emerging countries should stimulate call for products in the coming years. These factors are predicted to fuel the feldspar market during the estimated period.

Feldspar Market Restraints:

Feldspar is employed primarily as a flux in the manufacture of glass and ceramics from quartz. However, glass and ceramic recycling has limited the expansion of the feldspar market.

Feldspar Market Opportunities:

In ceramic and glass production, feldspar is employed primarily as a flux, to lower the melting temperature when added to glass or ceramic products. These factors are predicted to drive the feldspar market during the outlook period. Additionally, the continued development and advancement of the construction industry in the United States, especially in the residential and commercial sectors, is a key factor that is likely to drive the global feldspar market for years to come.

Feldspar Market Challenges:

Nevertheless, changes in logistics and mining expenses could hamper the feldspar industrythroughout the estimated period.




Market Size Available

2020 – 2025

Base Year


Forecast Period




Segments Covered

By Type, Material, Deliver & Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa


Market Leaders Profiled

I-Minerals Inc., Quarzwerke GmbH, Adolf Gottfried Tonwerke GmbH, EczacibasiEsan, LB Minerals, U.S, Silica Company, El Waha Mining & Fertilizers, SP Minerals, SCR-Sibelco NV, Granite Rock Company, Imerys S.A., Feldspar Corp

Feldspar Market Segmentation:

By type:

  • Plagioclase feldspar
  • K-Feldspar

These two types are classified according to the inorganic minerals they contain. Sodium and potassium are the main minerals that differentiate the two types.

By end use:

  • Glass
  • Ceramics
  • Fillers

The glassware segment led the market and represented more than 71.0% of worldwide volume in 2019. The expansion of the segment is largely influenced by the dynamics of the automotive, construction and packaging industries.

Feldspar Regional Analysis:

The Feldspar Report includes the segmentation of Regions with their respective Countries.

  • North America 
  • Europe .
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America 
  • Middle East & Africa 

By region, Europe occupied the majority of the global feldspar market in 2017 and is predicted to maintain its dominance in the coming years. The region is the largest producer of K-type feldspar. Italy is considered the second-largest producer of K-type feldspar in the world after Turkey. APAC is estimated to be the fastest-growing feldspar market during the foreseen period due to escalating call for feldspar from the glass and ceramic industries in the region. China is the largest and most dynamic feldspar market in the region. India, Thailand, South Korea and Malaysia are the other key markets for feldspar in the APAC region. Rising population increased urbanization, and escalated investment in infrastructure projects are predicted to drive overall industrial expansion in the region, thereby growing call for feldspar. The Indian government's “Make in India” initiative will also catalyze call for feldspar from local glass and ceramic manufacturing industries. Central and South America are predicted to experience the slowest expansion during the outlook period. Due to the emergence of the pandemic and the growing number of infected victims in Brazil, the region is experiencing enormous economic turmoil. Furthermore, the region is affected by geopolitical tensions in key countries, such as Colombia and Venezuela, which hampers industrial activities in the region.

Feldspar Market Key Players:

  1. I-Minerals Inc.
  2. Quarzwerke GmbH
  3. Adolf Gottfried Tonwerke GmbH
  4. EczacibasiEsan
  5. LB Minerals, U.S
  6. Silica Company
  7. El Waha Mining & Fertilizers
  8. SP Minerals
  9. SCR-Sibelco NV
  10. Granite Rock Company, Imerys S.A.
  11. Feldspar Corp

1. Introduction                                 

                1.1 Market Definition                    

                1.2 Scope of the report                

                1.3 Study Assumptions                 

                1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                          

2. Research Methodology                                           

                2.1 Analysis Design                         

                2.2 Research Phases                      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research           

                                2.2.2 Primary Research 

                                2.2.3 Data Modelling      

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation  

                2.3 Study Timeline                          

3. Report Overview                                        

                3.1 Executive Summary                

                3.2 Key Inferencees                       

4. Market Dynamics                                       

                4.1 Impact Analysis                         

                                4.1.1 Drivers      

                                4.1.2 Restaints  

                                4.1.3 Opportunities        

                4.2 Regulatory Environment                       

                4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends                            

5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis                                    

                5.1 Key Player Benchmarking                     

                                5.1.1 Market share analysis        

                                5.1.2 Products/Service  

                                5.1.3 Regional Presence               

                5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape                      

                5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations                        

6. Market Segmentation                                              

                6.1 Feldspar Market, By Type                    

                                6.1.1 Plagioclase Feldspar            

                                6.1.2 K-Feldspar               

                                6.1.3 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)   

                                6.1.4 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis             

                                6.1.5 Market Attractiveness Index          

                6.2 Feldspar Market, By End-Use                             

                                6.2.1 Glass          

                                6.2.2 Ceramics  

                                6.2.3 Fillers         

                                6.2.4 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2019-2024)   

                                6.2.5 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis             

                                6.2.6 Market Attractiveness Index          

7. Geographical Landscape                                         

                7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region                  

                7.2 North America - Market Analysis (2018 - 2024)                            

                                7.2.1 By Country              



                                7.2.2 By Type    

                                7.2.3 By End-Use             

                7.3 Europe                         

                                7.3.1 By Country              






                                       Rest of Europe

                                7.3.2 By Type    

                                7.3.3 By End-Use             

                7.4 Asia Pacific                  

                                7.4.1 By Country              




                                       South Korea

                                       South East Asia

                                       Australia & NZ

                                       Rest of Asia-Pacific

                                7.4.2 By Type    

                                7.4.3 By End-Use             

                7.5 Latin America                             

                                7.5.1 By Country              




                                       Rest of Latin America

                                7.5.2 By Type    

                                7.5.3 By End-Use             

                7.6 Middle East and Africa                           

                                7.6.1 By Country              

                                       Middle East


                                7.6.2 By Type    

                                7.6.3 By End-Use             

8. Key Player Analysis                                    

                8.1 I-Minerals Inc                            

                                8.1.1 Business Description           

                                8.1.2 Products/Service  

                                8.1.3 Financials 

                                8.1.4 SWOT Analysis       

                                8.1.5 Recent Developments       

                                8.1.6 Analyst Overview 

                8.2 Quarzwerke GmbH                 

                8.3 Adolf Gottfried Tonwerke GmbH                     

                8.4 EczacibasiEsan                           

                8.5 LB Minerals                 

                8.6 U.S. Silica Company                 

                8.7 El Waha Mining & Fertilizers                

                8.8 SP Minerals                

                8.9 SCR-Sibelco NV                         

                8.10 Granite Rock Company                       

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities                                


                List of Tables                     

                List of Figures                   

  • Global, regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped

  • Segment-level analysis in terms of technology, component, and type along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail

  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics

  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis

  • Study the micro environment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analysing the level of competition and business strategy development

  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment

  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies

  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis and main conclusions

  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market

  1. Global Feldspar Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  2. Global Feldspar Market By Type, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  3. Global Plagioclase Feldspar Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  4. Global K-Feldspar Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  5. Global Feldspar Market By End-Use, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  6. Global Glass Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  7. Global Ceramics Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

  8. Global Fillers Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

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