Commodity Plastic Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 3.50% from 2016 to 2022

Global Commodity Plastic Market Research Report – Forecast, 2016-2022
Global Commodity Plastic Market Information – by type (Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polypropylene, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polystyrene and others), by application (Packaging, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Automotive, Textile, Pharmaceuticals and others) and by Region – Forecast to 2022

Market Highlights

Globally, the commodity plastic industry is witnessing moderate growth in the sluggish market conditions. Market conditions in most of the developed economies including the U.S., Europe, Japan and others have reached the maturity stage of the market life cycle. In order to ward off threats such as falling sales, most of the companies are turning to regions that offer them sustained demand. Major challenges for global commodity plastic manufacturers include economic uncertainty, rising prices of raw material, volatile U.S. dollar, slow economic growth, decline in automotive production, shortage of raw materials, and reduction in consumer expenditure. The reduction in global production among large industrial customers operating in major end-user industries.

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Key Findings

  • Global commodity plastic market is projected to reach USD 493.1 billion by 2022 with 5.56% CAGR during review period of 2016-2022
  • Asia-Pacific accounted for largest share due to growing application industries in this region
  • Among types, polyethylene has acquired the market share of 31% in 2015 with the market value of USD 105.4 billion growing at a CAGR of 5.85% till forecast period.
  • Among applications, packaging industry emerged as the leading application industry in global commodity plastic market.

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Key Market Players

  • BASF SE,
  • The Dow Chemicals Company,
  • SABIC,
  • Arkema SA,
  • Mitsui Chemicals,
  • LG Chemicals
  • Mitsubishi Chemicals Holdings Corporation.

Regional Analysis

The APAC region is the largest consumer of commodity plastic in the world; accounted 47% of commodity plastic market in 2015. Within the APAC region, the commodity plastic market is dominated by China which represents 45% of the total market volume in 2015. Demand for commodity plastic from India accounted for 23% of the total demand, while Japan represents 21% of the market in terms of volume. Because of its strong, growing middle class, the entire region is a significant market for end markets that use commodity plastic, including packaging, consumer goods and FMCG and textile. Japan, Australia, and South Korea are the most developed countries in the APAC region and have mature growth outlooks.

China is the one of the largest economy in the world and is still growing at a rapid pace. China is making deliberate efforts to boost various industries including packaging, consumer good, retail, automotive, automotive and consumer products; growing industrial activity has resulted in increasing demand for commodity plastic. Currently, China is the single largest market for commodity plastic, accounting more than 45% of the total market in APAC.

Although new environmental regulations and the protection of forest resources by the Chinese government are affecting the Chinese commodity plastic market. Moreover, the recession had little impact on various end markets for commodity plastic in China, including packaging, automotive, FMCG and others which continue to drive demand for commodity plastic.

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Table of Content

1      Report Prologue    13
2      Market Introduction    14
2.1    Definition    14
2.2    Scope Of The Study    14
2.3    Research Objective    14
2.4    Assumptions & Limitations    14
2.4.1    Assumptions    14
2.4.2    Limitations    15
2.5    Market Structure    15
3       Research Methodology    16
3.1    Research Process    16
3.2    Primary Research    17
3.3    Secondary Research    17
3.4    Market Size Estimation    17
4       Market Dynamics    20
4.1      Growth Drivers    20
4.1.1    Wide Range Of Applications    21
4.1.2    Growing Asia-Pacific Market    21
4.1.3    Increasing Demand From FMCG And Plastic Packaging Industries    22
4.2       Restraints    22
4.2.1    Economic Cycle    23
4.2.2    Stringent Environmental Regulations On Non-Biodegradable Plastic Residues Challenging Market Growth    23
4.2.3    Increasing Demand – Supply Gap    23
4.3       Trends And Opportunities    24
4.3.1    Emerging Economies    24
5        Market Factor Analysis


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