Outlook on the gypsum industry

The gypsum industry is undergoing a number of very important changes. The Covid-19 pandemic is having a major impact in 2020, but despite the projected decline this year, the future looks bright. This market review outlines the megatrends for the gypsum industry, including the future of mined and synthetic gypsum and what future demand is to be expected from the cement, wallboard and plaster industries. All data have been extracted from a new market report by OneStone Consulting, which has recently been published.

1 Introduction

OneStone Consulting Ltd. published a new market report with the title “Gypsum Industry Focus 2030” [1]. In this multi-client market study, a breakdown of the global gypsum industry is provided on the basis of worldwide data, 14 world regions and 67 gypsum-producing and consuming countries. These countries (Figure 1) make up 98 % of global gypsum mining and almost 100 % of global wallboard production in 2019. The report covers the period from 2018 to 2020 for each single year and provides an outlook for the years 2021, 2025 and 2030. The market figures in all the segments show...

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