The global biodegradable polymer market in 2010 was 771 million pounds. This is expected to reach nearly 932 million pounds in 2011 and then further increase to 2.5 billion pounds in 2016, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22% for the 5-year period.
Learn about the biodegradable polymer market on a global basis and get information on the chemical types of biodegradable polymers along with their properties, production, producers, and applications…
Use this report to:
- Understand the drivers and challenges of this market, including high prices, lack of industrial infrastructure in the U.S., tightening environmental restraints, unstable oil prices, and a strong global legislative mandate to increase the usage of these materials
- Identify and evaluate market growth sectors by product and by geographical region
- Examine the market impact of controversial issues such as which materials should be considered biodegradable and defining an acceptable time period for biodegradation
- Evaluate the major global biodegradable polymer players and their products, the prospects for new biodegradable polymers, as well as the impact of product withdrawals.
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GLOBAL BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER MARKET BY APPLICATION, 2010-2016