Global market for bioplastics to grow to 3.7 million metric tons by 2016

May 3, 2012

The global use of bioplastics was 0.64 million metric tons in 2010 and 0.85 million metric tons in 2011. BCC expects that the use of bioplastics will increase up to 3.7 million metric tons by 2016, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.3%.

Learn about the various types of bioplastics, trends, and detailed forecasts of demand by region and projected use by type of application– such as packaging, automotive, consumer goods and general industrial. Profiles of the most important suppliers of bioplastics are provided as well…

Use this report to:

  • Learn about the various types of bioplastics that are available in the market
  • Identify trends that will affect use of bioplastics and their major end-use application markets
  • Analyze and forecast specific end markets for bioplastics by material types, with sections devoted to each type of renewably sourced plastic
  • Learn about renewable resources to create monomers that replace petroleum-based monomers, such as polyester and polyethylene that use feedstocks made from sugar cane.

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USE OF BIOPLASTICS BY GLOBAL REGION, 2009-2016
(METRIC TONS)
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