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Calcined Bauxite Market

Calcined Bauxite Market Size and Segment By Purity (High Purity, Low Purity) By Application (Abrasives, Refractory Materials, Metallurgy, Road Surfacing, Others) By Type (Aggregate, Powder), by Region Global Market Forecast 2022-2028

Report Id: SNS/C&M/2613 | July 2022 | Region: Global | 129 Pages

Report Scope & Overview:

Calcined Bauxite Market Size was valued at USD 1.47 billion in 2021, and expected to reach USD 2.11 billion by 2028, and grow at a CAGR of  5.3 % over the forecast period 2022-2028.

Bauxite that has been sintered at temperatures higher than 15,000 degrees Celsius to remove moisture and increase its alumina content, refractoriness, iron content, and hardness and toughness. This is the raw material known as calcined bauxite. It is also known as refractory bauxite, and because to its high aluminium concentration and low impurity level, it has a high degree of heat resistance. Compared to raw bauxite, which has an alumina content of roughly 55–58 percent, calcined bauxite has an alumina content of 84–88 percent. It is utilised as a raw material for refractory products in numerous sectors because to its excellent heat resistance, durability, and resistance to molten slag qualities.

Calcined Bauxite Market Revenue Graph

Due to its delicate qualities, it is also required for the manufacturing of refractory aluminium oxide cement, mineral wool, road construction, welding powder, and steel as a slag conditioner.

Market Dynamics:

Drivers:

  • Making cement out of calcium aluminate.

  • Requiring refractories for the production of petrochemicals, glass, cement, lime, non-ferrous metals, steel, and other materials.

Restraints:

  • Environment-related issues.

Opportunity:

  • Hefty financial investment in the manufacturing sectors.

  • Improved modern technology, rising demand, and greater product sales.

Challenge:

  • Governmental guidelines

Impact of Covid-19:

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted major economies in North America and Europe, and the first and second waves saw a sharp rise in the number of fatalities. Lockdown tactics were frequently used in Europe to stop the spread of the infection and protect lives. Movement restrictions caused a sharp decline in demand for items of discretionary expenditure like cars. This resulted in a major drop in the demand for calcined bauxite during the pandemic as well as for abrasives and refractories. However, it is anticipated that the demand for calcined bauxite will return to normal in 2021 due to the rapid rate of vaccination and different financial measures made to restart the economy.

Major producers of calcined bauxite in North America and Europe rely significantly on imports from China, India, and Guinea. However, a severe bauxite shortage on the market resulted from the disruption of transportation networks, driving up input costs for producers of calcined bauxite. Two of the biggest producers of calcined bauxite in the world are China and Guyana. The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak and subsequent adoption of lockdown measures in these nations had an impact on the logistical networks and, consequently, the global supply of calcined bauxite. Additionally, the high infection rates in Europe and North America prompted the implementation of strict quarantine and sanitary regulations to stop the virus's spread.

Key Players:

Sinocean Industrial Limited (China), Great Lakes Minerals, LLC(US), Boud Minerals Limited (UK), LKAB (Sweden), Saurashtra Calcine Bauxite, First Bauxite LLC (US), EK-COMPANY AG (Germany), Bosai Group (China), Allied Industries Ltd (India)

Market Segment:

By Purity

  • High Purity

  • Low Purity

By Application

  • Abrasives

  • Refractory Materials

  • Metallurgy

  • Road Surfacing

  • Others

By Type

  • Aggregate

  • powder

Calcined Bauxite Market Segment Pie Chart

Regional Analysis:

The markets for calcined bauxite in Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa have all been researched. Due to the greatest bauxite ore reserves in nations like India, China, and Australia, the Asia-Pacific region has emerged as the market's leader and fastest-growing subsegment. Australia continued to produce the most bauxite in 2019, with 115 metric tonnes, followed by China and India. Additionally, the Asia-Pacific region's higher workforce productivity and lower labour costs support market expansion. Refractories are widely used in end-use industries such iron and steel, cement & ceramics, non-ferrous metals, and others, which is a key factor in the growth of the regional market.

Due to the strong demand for alumina products and metal abrasives, North America is anticipated to hold a sizable portion of the global market. The US abrasives market is expanding as a result of the country's expanding automotive, metal fabrication, industrial, electronics, electrical, medical, and construction sectors. Abrasives are utilised in the automotive industry for a variety of purposes, including coarse and lacquer sanding, which will increase the demand for calcined bauxite in the manufacture of abrasives.

REGIONAL COVERAGE:

  • North America

    • USA

    • Canada

    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • UK

    • France

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • The Netherlands

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • Japan

    • south Korea

    • China

    • India

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • The Middle East & Africa

    • Israel

    • UAE

    • South Africa

    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

    • Argentina

    • Rest of Latin America

 

Calcined Bauxite Market Report Scope:
Report Attributes Details
Market Size in 2021 US$ 1.47 Billion
Market Size by 2028 US$ 2.11 Billion
CAGR CAGR of 5.3% From 2022 to 2028
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022-2028
Historical Data 2017-2020
Report Scope & Coverage Market Size, Segments Analysis, Competitive  Landscape, Regional Analysis, DROC & SWOT Analysis, Forecast Outlook
Key Segments • By Purity (High Purity, Low Purity)
• By Application (Abrasives, Refractory Materials, Metallurgy, Road Surfacing, Others)
• By Type (Aggregate, Powder)
Regional Analysis/Coverage North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Europe
(Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands,
Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (Japan, South Korea,
China, India, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific), The
Middle East & Africa (Israel, UAE, South Africa,
Rest of Middle East & Africa), Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
Company Profiles Sinocean Industrial Limited (China), Great Lakes Minerals, LLC(US), Boud Minerals Limited (UK), LKAB (Sweden), Saurashtra Calcine Bauxite, First Bauxite LLC (US), EK-COMPANY AG (Germany), Bosai Group (China), Allied Industries Ltd (India)
Key Drivers • Making cement out of calcium aluminate.
• Requiring refractories for the production of petrochemicals, glass, cement, lime, non-ferrous metals, steel, and other materials.
RESTRAINTS • Environment-related issues.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Ans: Manufacturers, Consultant, aftermarket players, association, Research institute, private and universities libraries, suppliers and distributors of the product.

 

Ans: The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted major economies in North America and Europe, and the first and second waves saw a sharp rise in the number of fatalities. Lockdown tactics were frequently used in Europe to stop the spread of the infection and protect lives. Movement restrictions caused a sharp decline in demand for items of discretionary expenditure like cars. This resulted in a major drop in the demand for calcined bauxite during the pandemic as well as for abrasives and refractories. However, it is anticipated that the demand for calcined bauxite will return to normal in 2021 due to the rapid rate of vaccination and different financial measures made to restart the economy.

 

Ans: Environment-related issues are the restraints for Calcined Bauxite Market.

Ans: Making cement out of calcium aluminate and Requiring refractories for the production of petrochemicals, glass, cement, lime, non-ferrous metals, steel, and other materials are the drivers for Calcined Bauxite Market.

 

Ans: Calcined Bauxite Market Size was valued at USD 1.47 billion in 2021, and expected to reach USD 2.11 billion by 2028, and grow at a CAGR of  5.3 % over the forecast period 2022-2028.

 


Table of Contents

 

1. Introduction

1.1 Market Definition

1.2 Scope

1.3 Research Assumptions

 

2. Research Methodology

 

3. Market Dynamics

3.1 Drivers

3.2 Restraints

3.3 Opportunities

3.4 Challenges

 

4. Impact Analysis

4.1 COVID 19 Impact Analysis

4.2 Impact of Ukraine-Russia War

 

5. Value Chain Analysis

 

6. Porter’s 5 forces model

 

7.  PEST Analysis

 

8.Calcined Bauxite Market  Segment, By Purity

8.1 High Purity

8.2 Low Purity

 

9. Calcined Bauxite Market  Segment, By Application

9.1 Abrasives

9.2 Refractory Materials

9.3 Metallurgy

9.4 Road Surfacing

9.5 Others

 

10.Calcined Bauxite Market  Segment, By Type

10.1 Aggregate

10.2 powder

 

11. Regional Analysis

11.1 Introduction

11.2 North America

11.2.1 USA

11.2.2 Canada

11.2.3 Mexico

11.3 Europe

11.3.1 Germany

11.3.2 UK

11.3.3 France

11.3.4 Italy

11.3.5 Spain

11.3.6 The Netherlands

11.3.7 Rest of Europe

11.4 Asia-Pacific

11.4.1 Japan

11.4.2 South Korea

11.4.3 China

11.4.4 India

11.4.5 Australia

11.4.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific

11.5 The Middle East & Africa

11.5.1 Israel

11.5.2 UAE

11.5.3 South Africa

11.5.4 Rest

11.6 Latin America

11.6.1 Brazil

11.6.2 Argentina

11.6.3 Rest of Latin America

 

12. Company Profile

12.1 Sinocean Industrial Limited (China)

12.1.1 Financial

12.1.2 Products/ Services Offered

12.1.3 SWOT Analysis

12.1.4 The SNS view

12.2 Great Lakes Minerals

12.3 LLC(US)

12.4 Boud Minerals Limited (UK)

12.5 LKAB (Sweden)

12.6 Saurashtra Calcine Bauxite  

12.7 First Bauxite LLC (US)

12.8 EK-COMPANY AG (Germany)

12.9 Bosai Group (China)

12.10 Allied Industries Ltd (India)

 

13.Competitive Landscape

13.1 Competitive Benchmark

13.2 Market Share analysis

13.3 Recent Developments

 

14. Conclusion

 

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