Pumice & Pumicite are Abundant but Subject to Substitutions in Some Cases According To Merchant Research & Consulting, Ltd.

Aug 8th, 2011

LONDON – Global resources for pumice and pumicite are extensive, Turkey and Italy being the key producers of the material in the world. The constant availability defines the major market trends on the pumice market. The supply remains at high levels, however the price for the material is largely variable as it relies on mining and shipping costs. Thus pumices from some particular mines are reported to be too costly and primary subject to substitutes.

The recent revival of the infrastructure segments and construction industries in a number of countries across the world define the demand level growth on the pumice and pumicite market. Lightweight construction materials, key end-use market for pumice are projected to be in demand in the foreseeable future. So do horticulture and abrasives industry extend their pumice requirement volumes as they see expansion after the global crisis.

Detailed review and outlook on global, regional and country markets of pumice and pumicite can be found in the new market research report “Pumice and Pumicite Market Review” that covers present situation, historical background and future forecast and addresses comprehensive data showing pumice and pumicite capacities, production, consumption, trade statistics, and prices in the recent years (globally, regionally and by country).

Report Details:

Pumice and Pumicite Market Review
Published: January, 2011
Pages: 26

The report also indicates major and most relevant information on pumice and pumicite producers and suppliers, covers pumice and pumicite production and consumption in the respective country, pumice and pumicite trade in the reviewed countries. Pumice and pumicite market forecast for next five years, including market volumes and prices is also provided.

The study on pumice and pumicite has been completed by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd, an internationally recognized market research agency, specializing in chemical industry. “Pumice and Pumicite Market Review” is included into the catalogue “Minerals”, which also highlights Asbestos, Barite, Bentonite, Bromine, Gypsum, Iodine, Industrial Diamond, Lime, Mica, Phosphates, Salt markets.



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