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Research and Markets: Global Bioplastics Market Growth of 29% CAGR by 2020 – Analysis, Trends, Technologies & Forecasts 2015-2020


December 15, 2015
By Business Wire News

DUBLIN

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qhv352/global) has announced the addition of the “Global Bioplastics Market – Segmented by Type, Application and Geography – Trends and Forecasts (2015-2020)” report to their offering.

The Global Bioplastics Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 29% during the forecast period. The global production capacity will rise from 1.7 million metric tonnes in 2013 to 7.6 million metric tonnes by 2019. Europe accounts for 36% of the global bioplastics consumption. Production and consumption share are also expected to witness a rise in the Asia-Pacific and South American regions in the coming years.

Bioplastics are majorly consumed in the packaging industry in the form of plastic bags and bottles. Other industries include consumer products, agriculture, catering, pharmaceuticals, textiles, etc. Some of the most widely used bioplastics are Polylactic acid (PLA) and PLA blends, starch extracts, bio-polyethylene (Bio-PE) and polybutylene succinate.

The Global Bioplastics Market is segmented by bio- and synthetic-based biodegradables (aliphatic polyesters, starch-based plastics, cellulose derivatives, polyanhydrides, poly vinyl alcohols and other biodegradable plastics), by non-bio-based biodegradables, by origin (bio-based plastics, synthetic biodegradables), by application (bottles and packaging, agriculture, automotive, construction, consumer products and others) and by geography (North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the rest of the world). The key players in this market are Dow Chemicals, Novamont, Toray Industries, Green Day Eco-Friendly Material and Nature Works LLC.

Companies Mentioned:

  • BASF AG
  • BioApply Polymers
  • Braskem
  • BioSphere Plastic
  • Purac
  • Innovia Films
  • Metabolix
  • Cereplast
  • NatureWorks LLC
  • Solvay
  • BioSphere Plastic
  • Novamont
  • Dow Plastics
  • DuPont
  • Toray
  • Green Day Eco-Friendly Material Co.
  • Plantic Technologies Ltd.
  • Bioamber
  • Arkema
  • Cargill
  • Tianjin Green Bio-Science Co. Ltd.
  • API
  • BIOTEC
  • Kaneka
  • Meredian Holdings Group MHG
  • Toyobo
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Europe
  • Futerro
  • Limagrain
  • Cargill

Report Structure:

1. INTRODUCTION

2. KEY FINDINGS OF THE STUDY

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

4. MARKET DYNAMICS

5. Technology Overview

6. MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST

7. Appendix

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qhv352/global.

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