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International Biopolymers/Bioplastics (Bio PET, Bio PE, PLA, PHA, Bio PBS, Starch Blends, and Regenerated Cellulose)Market - Forecasts to 2018

DUBLIN, IRELAND -- (Marketwired) -- 07/04/14 -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Biopolymers/Bioplastics Market by Type, Application & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering.

Biopolymers have witnessed a significant growth in the past few years and this growth is expected to continue in the coming years. Biopolymers are widely consumed in applications like packaging, bottles, and automotive.

The demand for biopolymers is majorly driven by factors such as; its biodegradability and positive attitude of government towards green procurement policies. Further technological innovations are expected to increase the market penetration of biopolymers and make it suitable for numerous other applications. The effectiveness of biopolymers in traditional end-industries has always been a promising factor for its growth over a long run.

North America is currently the largest consumer of biopolymers, which consumed more than one-third of the total biopolymers consumption in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.0%. U.S is the leading consumer of biopolymers, holding a major share in regional volumetric consumption in 2012. The biopolymers market for ROW is comparatively low, but is anticipated to show the highest growth rate from 2013 to 2018.

Bottles manufacturing with a CAGR of 24.7% is the fastest growing industry consumer of biopolymers owing to the distinguishing properties of the materials; whereas, the leading consumer of biopolymers remain the packaging industry

NatureWorks LLC (U.S), Metabolix Inc. (U.S), Braskem S.A. (Brazil)., Indorama ventures Public Co. Ltd (Thailand), Novamont S.P.A (Italy), Tianjin GreenBio Materials Co. Ltd (China), and so on. are major manufacturers of biopolymers.

This report covers the biopolymers market by key regions and major countries in each region. A holistic approach has been followed in order to segment the entire market into definite types, and applications along with its projection till 2018.

Key Topics Covered:

1.  Introduction
2.  Executive Summary
3.  Premium Insights
4.  Market Overview
5.  Bio-Based Polymers Market, By Type
6.  Bio-Based Polymers Market, By Application
7.  Bio-Based Polymers Market, By Geography
8.  Competitive Landscape
9.  Company Profiles

--  Braskem S.A.
--  Natureworks Llc
--  Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited
--  Novamont S.P.A
--  Metabolix Inc.
--  Bio-On Srl
--  Cereplast Inc.
--  Meredian Inc.
--  Tianan Biologic Materials Co. Ltd.
--  Tianjin Greenbio Materials Co. Ltd.


Sector: Process and Materials

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