USA Keeps the Leading Position in Crude Gypsum Production According to Merchant Research and Consulting Ltd.23 Jul 2009 • by Natalie Aster
London - The United States remained the largest producer of crude gypsum, followed by Spain. Spain, where it is estimated that gypsum deposits underlay 12% of the surface area, is the largest European producer of crude gypsum. Iran was third in gypsum production, followed by Canada, Thailand, and Mexico. North American production accounted for almost 32% of total crude gypsum production.
Although, the use of gypsum wallboard increased worldwide, only industrialized nations, such as the United States, used gypsum mostly for wallboard products. In developing countries most gypsum is used in the manufacturing of cement or as a plaster product.
Worldwide, the leading use of gypsum is in the production of cement and concrete.
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