The name of Iran is always shining in gypsum production as well as exporting it to various countries. In 2018, gypsum production of Iran amounted to approximately 16 million MT. Therefore Iran is the second country in gypsum mine production globally. Iran’s gypsum production was 15,000 million MT in 2014 which rapidly jumped to 22,000 million MT in 2015 and then fell to 16,000 million MT in 2016. Main countries in gypsum mine production from 2014 to 2018 (in 1,000 metric tons) are demonstrated in the bellow chart.
United States is the first gypsum producer by manufacturing 11,000 million MT in 2014 which improved to 21,000 million MT in 2018. China is the third country by producing 16,000 million MT of gypsum in 2018 which previously was 12,900 million MT in 2014. Australia, Thailand, Turkey, Spain, Oman, Mexico, and Japan are respectively after china.
Amoot Iranian Trading Company based in Mashhad is ready to supply premium gypsum powder for both domestic and international buyers at best prices. Gypsum is a soft, white mineral rock which is processed to make a dry powder. Gypsum powder is mostly consumed as a building and construction material but it is also useful in agriculture as a soil fertilizer and conditioner. Moreover it is consumed as a food additive to enhance the texture of ingredients in processed foods.