Gypsum: United States

This report forecasts to 2022 US gypsum demand and crude gypsum production in metric tons. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of crude gypsum and synthetic gypsum. Total demand is also segmented by application as follows: board; cement; and other applications such as agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and plastics. Also provided are forecasts to 2022 for gypsum products (i.e., board and plaster) demand in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, crude gypsum production, the various segments, gypsum products demand in value terms, and trade are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017.

Board demand quantities include the weight of paper, metal, and other materials incorporated into the product. Re-exports of crude gypsum are excluded from demand and trade figures.

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