Iron Oxide Pigments Market - Global Forecasts to 2021
The global iron oxide pigments market is projected to reach USD 2.30 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 4.3% from 2016 to 2021. The increasing applicability of iron oxide pigments in the construction, coatings, plastics, and paper industries is driving the growth of the iron oxide pigments market.
"The coatings segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period"
Among end users, the coatings segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2016 to 2021. Iron oxide pigments are available in different shades of colors. These colors enhance the aesthetic appeal of paints. The rising demand for decorative paints in architectural applications has contributed to the growth in consumption of iron oxide pigments. These pigments are also used in industrial coatings, protective coatings, wood coatings, oil coatings, and powder coatings.
"Asia-Pacific is expected to lead the global iron oxide pigments market by 2021"
The Asia-Pacific region accounted for the largest share of the global iron oxide pigments market in 2015. Infrastructural developments and increase in disposable income are major factors driving the growth of the iron oxide pigments market in the Asia-Pacific region. Inorganic pigment manufacturers in Europe are expanding their businesses in the Asia-Pacific region, through capacity expansions and innovation in product offerings. This will further propel the demand of iron oxide pigments in the Asia-Pacific region.
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