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Barytes Association Statistical Survey

2002 + A11 Actual Data & 2003 Budget Predictions

PRODUCTION
GREATER EUROPE
REST OF WORLD
GRAND TOTAL
 
2002
2003
2002
2003
2002
2003
'000 Tonnes
Actual
Budget
Actual
Budget
Actual
Budget
Crude ore ex mine: surface
795
776
1,096
1,100
1,891
1,876
Crude ore ex mine: underground
262
263
258
258
520
521
TOTAL
1,057
1,039
1,358
1,345
2,411
2,397
Direct Production Lump - no mill
53
30
584
589
637
619
Mill/Process output: ex mined ore
426
452
487
576
912
968

Mill/Process output: ex purchased input

280
246
1,186
1,238
1,466
1,484
Barytes process capacity
1,081
1,072
3,599
3,615
4,680
4,687
SALES
 
- oil well
284
266
2,132
2,181
2,416
2,447
- filler: white
99
105
17
18
116
123
- filler: off-colour
154
177
65
80
219
257
- chemical
184
181
0
40
184
221
- other
10
10
2
2
12
12
TOTAL
731
739
2,216
2,321
2,947
3,060
Europe
656
659
209
328
865
987
N-America
1
1
1,555
1,595
1,556
1,596
Middle East
21
22
159
130
180
152
Other
53
57
293
268
346
325
TOTAL
731
739
2,216
2,321
2,947
3,060
Year-end-stock
106
94
301
323
407
417

Europe (11 members)

8 mines, 7 importers
Ankerpoort, Netherlands
Baser, Turkey
Cebo, Netherlands
Cimbar/Baroid - Europe
DBI Dr Rudolf Alberti, Germany
Kremikovtzi-Rudodobiv, Bulgaria
MI, UK
Minersa, Spain
Minerals Girona, Spain
Sachtleben, Germany
Solvay (Chaillac), France
Viaton, UK

Rest of World (5 members)

9 mines, 4 importers
Cimbar/Baroid, US and S America
Cimbar, Camamu, Brazil
Gimpex, India
MI, Comabar, Morocco
MI, US
Snarema, Morocco
Somibar, Algeria
Trimex International, India & Dubai

  

PLH/ April 20003.
Revised May 2003