Bioplastics - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016

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Dublin, Oct. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Bioplastics - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016" report to their offering.

Global Bioplastics market is expected to reach US$7.7 billion by 2016 at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 24.3%, globally. Region-wise analysis shows that Asia-Pacific is forecasted to record the highest growth rate of 25.7% during the analysis period 2011-2016. The Americas follows Asia-Pacific with a CAGR of 25.2%. Europe forecasts to drive with a growth rate of 23.5%. Volume based studies reveal that Europe is expected to overcome Asia-Pacific region in terms of the growth rate. Poly esters and Poly olefins are expected to drive the growth. Among the end-users, electronic and electrical industries are expected to have a better support over packaging industry.

Publication Overview

The Bioplastics - A Global Market Watch, 2011 - 2016' reviews the latest trends in plastics industry with a perceptive to identify the near-future growth prospects. The plastics industry is a fragmented market with multiple market participants, opens up numerous investment opportunities. The major investment focus is packaging business. An in-depth analysis across the geographic regions provides strategic business intelligence for the industry investments. The study offers profitable investment strategies for R&D organizations, plastic manufacturing units, distributors, Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and many more in preferred locations.

The report primarily focuses on:

Latest Market Trends

  • Region-wise Demand Factor
  • Key Growth Areas
  • Market Sizes
  • Key Competitors Edge
  • Investment Strategies

Estimates are based on online surveys using customized questionnaires by our research team. Besides information from government databases, company websites, press releases and published research reports are also used for estimates. Estimates have incorporated recessionary impact on the industry. The analysis is based on desk research and interviews with industry researchers and law/ethics specialists, as well as on data collected through the survey, and discussions with experts.

The report delivers a microscopic view of regional market volume and values.

The major bioplastics - product and end-users discussed in the report are:

BIOPLASTICS - Value & Volume

By Product

  • Poly Saccharides
  • Starch
  • Cellulose
  • Poly Esters
  • PLA
  • PHA
  • Other (PTT, PBT, PBS, PBSL etc.)
  • Poly Olefins (Poly Ethylene)


  • Poly Vinyls (Poly Vinyl Chloride)
  • Biobased Monomers (Bio-Based Epichlorohydrin)

By End-User


  • Agriculture & Horticulture
  • Disposable Service Ware
  • Fibers
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Other

The report focuses on the current market trends, estimates and forecasts for the period 2011-2016. More than 1500 in plastics market and 177 leading market players that project improved market activities in the near future are profiled.

141 data charts describe the market shares, sales forecasts and growth prospects. Moreover, key strategic activities in the market including mergers/acquisitions, collaborations/partnerships, product launches/developments are discussed which gives a deep insight into the growth perspectives of the market.

Companies Mentioned

  • A.G. Petzetakis
  • AEP Industries
  • American Packaging Corporation
  • Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp.
  • BASF Corporation
  • Bayer
  • Borealis
  • Boytek
  • Braskem
  • Cardia Bioplastics
  • Chemson Group
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
  • China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec)
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • DuPont Corporation
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Exxon Mobil Chemical Company
  • Formosa Plastics Corp (FPC)
  • INEOS Group
  • Liansu Group
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC)
  • Nova Chemicals Corporation
  • Novamont
  • PetroChina Company
  • Reliance Industries
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corp.
  • Sigma Plastics Group
  • SolVin
  • Solvay
  • Sumitomo Chemical
  • The Britton Group
  • Titan Chemicals Corp. B
  • Tosoh Corporation
  • Total Petrochemicals
  • USI Corporation

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Sector: Plastics

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