APAC Bentonite Market Research Report - Segmentation By Product (Sodium Bentonite, Calcium Bentonite, Sulphur Bentonite, Others); Application (Foundry Sands, Cat Litters, Iron Ore Pelletizing, Refining, Drilling Muds, Sealer & Closing Borewell Holes, Others); End Use (Cosmetic Industry, Construction, Agriculture, Food and Beverage Industry, Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Others); Country (Japan, South Korea, China, India, Australia & New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) - Size, Share, Trends, COVID-19 Impact and Growth Analysis Report - Industry Forecast (2022 to 2027)

APAC Bentonite Market Size & Growth Rate Analysis (2022-2027)

The Asia-Pacific bentonite market is expected to reach 678 USD billion by 2027 with a CAGR of 9.1% during 2022-2027.

Market Segmentation 

The Asia-Pacific Bentonite market has been segmented and sub-segmented based on the product, application, and End-User.

APAC Bentonite - By Product

  • Sodium
  • Calcium
  • Sulfur
  • Other

The sodium bentonite product segment dominates the bentonite market in the Asia-Pacific region. The segment growth attributes to using sodium bentonite as binders, waterproofing materials, and high water absorption. 

Calcium bentonite is expected to witness quick growth in the APAC bentonite market growth. Factors like the growing deployment of products as an absorbent of ions in oils, fats, and other chemical solutions drive the market further. 

APAC Bentonite - By Application

  • Foundry sands
  • Cat litter
  • Iron ore pelletizing
  • Refining
  • Drilling muds
  • Civil engineering
  • Others

By application, foundry sands dominated the bentonite market in the Asia-Pacific region. The demand for bentonite in foundry sands is increasing for different applications like manhole covers, cast iron pans, and transmission housing. Foundry sand help in managing the mechanical shape of a mold making the surface waterproof. The above-mentioned factors help in boosting the bentonite market in the region.

APAC Bentonite - By End-User

  • Cosmetic Industry
  • Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Food and Beverage Industry
  • Oil and Gas
  • Automotive
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Others

The cosmetic industry segment is the largest end-user in the bentonite market. The construction end-user segment is estimated to have substantial growth in the bentonite market.




Market Size Available

2022 – 2027

Base Year


Forecast Period

2022 – 2027

Segments Covered

By Product, Application, End Use, and Country

Regions Covered

Japan, South Korea, China, India, Australia & New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific



Regional Segmentation

Bentonite market in Asia-Pacific is experiencing prominent growth during the timeline period. The augmenting growth in the pharmaceutical and agriculture sectors is driving the bentonite market. 

The Japanese market for bentonite is expected to witness considerable growth due to quick decrease, used as a binding agent, and provide enhanced mechanical and coarse strength. 

India, China, Japan, Australia, Malaysia, South Korea, and the rest of APAC are analyzed in the research report.


Chapter 1. APAC Bentonite Market  – Scope & Methodology

1.1. Market Segmentation

1.2. Assumptions

1.3. Research Methodology

1.4. Primary Sources

1.5. Secondary Sources

Chapter 2. APAC Bentonite Market   – Executive Summary

2.1. Market Size & Forecast – (2021 – 2026) ($M/$Bn)

2.2. Key Trends & Insights

2.3. COVID-19 Impact Analysis

                2.3.1. Impact during 2021 - 2026

                2.3.2. Impact on Supply – Demand

                2.3.3. Impact on Production Cost

                2.3.4. Impact on Supply Chain

Chapter 3. APAC Bentonite Market   – Competition Scenario

3.1. Market Share Analysis

3.2. Product Benchmarking

3.3. Competitive Strategy & Development Scenario

3.4. Competitive Pricing Analysis

3.5. Supplier - Distributor Analysis

Chapter 4. APAC Bentonite Market   Entry Scenario

4.1. Case Studies – Start-up/Thriving Companies

4.2. Regulatory Scenario - By Region

4.3  Customer Analysis

4.4. Porters Five Force Model

                4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                4.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Customers

                4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants

                4.4.4. Rivalry among Existing Players

                4.4.5. Threat of Substitutes

Chapter 5. APAC Bentonite Market –  Landscape

5.1. Value Chain Analysis – Key Stakeholders Impact Analysis

5.2. Market Drivers

5.3. Market Restraints/Challenges

5.4. Market Opportunities

Chapter 6. APAC Bentonite Market  – By Product

6.1. Sodium Bentonite

6.2. Calcium Bentonite

6.3. Sulphur Bentonite

6.4. Others

Chapter 7. APAC Bentonite Market  – By Application

7.1. Foundry Sands

7.2. Cat Litters

7.3. Iron Ore Pelletizing

7.4. Refining

7.5. Drilling Muds

7.6. Sealer & Closing Borewell Holes

7.7. Others

Chapter 8. APAC Bentonite Market  – By End Use

8.1. Cosmetic Industry

8.2. Construction

8.3. Agriculture

8.4. Food and Beverage Industry

8.5. Pharmaceutical

8.6. Oil & Gas

8.7. Automotive

8.8. Others

Chapter 9. APAC Bentonite Market  , By Region – Market Size, Forecast, Trends & Insights

9.1. Asia Pacific

                9.1.1. Japan

                9.1.2. South Korea

                9.1.3. China

                9.1.4. India

                9.1.5. Australia & New Zealand

                9.1.6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

Chapter 10. APAC Bentonite Market   – Company Profiles – (Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, Developments)

10.1. Company 1

10.2. Company 2

10.3. Company 3

10.4. Company 4

10.5. Company 5

10.6. Company 6

10.7. Company 7

10.8. Company 8

10.9. Company 9

10.10. Company 10

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