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Analysis of the Plastic Packaging Market in South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria

Analysis of the Plastic Packaging Market in South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria

This Frost & Sullivan service provides an in depth analysis of the drivers, restraints, trends and forecasts in the plastic packaging market in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following market segments:

Polyolefin (PO)
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Polystyrene (PS)
Foams and thermosets

It also studies the following application segments:
Food and beverages
Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG)
Industry
Agriculture

Market Overview

Increased Packaged Food Consumption Enhances the Prospects of the Plastic Packaging Market

The overall raise in the per capita income, in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria has led to the increased consumption of packaged foods and FMCG products. This has had a direct bearing on the rapid growth of the plastic packaging market in the three countries. However, there are several diverse market forces influencing the future potential of plastics packaging in the three countries. For instance, in 2012, the Nigerian government removed subsidies on fuel, which raised the cost of plastics production. Once participants strategise to deal with the high labour costs and the inconsistent levels of raw material availability, they will be better positioned to make the most of the burgeoning market opportunities.

South Africa is the most self-dependent market with raw materials being produced locally, in contrast, Kenya is entirely reliant on imports, while Nigeria sources half its supplies from international distributors. Due to the import regulations and tariffs in Nigeria, its plastic packaging companies pay a much higher price for raw materials compared to the neighbouring countries. Developing strategic partnerships with the raw materials suppliers and enhancing recycling initiatives, will aid in lowering the expenditure of importing plastic resins.

Polyolefin is the highest revenue generating material segment in the total plastic packaging market in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. PET is the second largest consumed plastic resin after polyolefin and is likely to maintain its dominance in the market, due to its extensive usage in the food and beverages packaging.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Market Engineering Measurements
    • CEOs Perspective
  • Market Overview
    • Market Scope
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Trends
    • Product and Material Trends
    • Application Trends
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Market Segmentation
  • Drivers and Restraints-Total Plastic Packaging Market
    • Market Drivers
    • Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Restraints Explained
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Statutory Nominal Gross Monthly Wage, South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, 2011-2014
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Population Below Poverty Line, South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria, 2014
  • Forecasts and Trends-Total Plastic Packaging Market
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Total Plastic Packaging Market: Market Engineering Measurements, South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria, 2014
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Total Plastic Packaging Market: Revenue Forecast, South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria, 2012-2019 CAGR, 2014-2019 = 5.9%
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Volume Forecast
      • Table Total Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast, South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria, 2012-2019 CAGR, 2014-2019= 5.9%
    • Volume Forecast Discussion
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Material Type
    • Revenue Forecast by Material Type
      • Table Total Plastic Packaging Market: Revenue Forecast by Material Type, South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion by Material Type
  • South Africa
    • South Africa Key Findings
      • Table Total Plastic Packaging Market: Economic Indicators, South Africa, 2014
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Market Engineering Measurements, South Africa, 2014
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Revenue Forecast, South Africa, 2012-2019 CAGR, 2014-2019 = 3.8%
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Volume Forecast
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast, South Africa, 2012-2019 CAGR, 2014-2019 = 3.9%
    • Volume Forecast Discussion
  • South Africa-Competitive Environment
    • Market Share-Supply Side
    • Market Share Analysis-Supply Side
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top 3 Participants, South Africa, 2014
    • Competitive Environment-Demand Side
    • Top Market Participants-Demand Side
  • South Africa-Segment Forecast
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Material Type
    • Revenue Forecast by Material Type
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Revenue Forecast by Material Type, South Africa, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion by Material Type
    • Percent Volume Forecast by Material Type
    • Volume Forecast by Material Type
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast by Material Type, South Africa, 2012-2019
    • Volume Forecast Discussion by Material Type
    • Percent Volume Forecast by Application
    • Volume Forecast by Application
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast by Application, South Africa, 2012-2019
    • Volume Forecast Discussion by Application
  • South Africa-Market Structure
    • South African Plastic Packaging Market-Market Stage by Application
    • South African Plastic Packaging Market-Key Material Statistics
    • South African Ease of Doing Business
    • South African Supply Chain Structure
  • Kenya
    • Kenya Key Findings
      • Table Total Plastic Packaging Market: Economic Indicators, Kenya, 2014
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Kenya, 2014
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Revenue Forecast, Kenya, 2012-2019 CAGR, 2014-2019 = 9.2%
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Volume Forecast
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast, Kenya, 2012-2019 CAGR, 2014-2019 = 9.4%
    • Volume Forecast Discussion
  • Kenya-Competitive Environment
    • Competitive Environment-Demand Side
    • Top Market Participants-Demand Side
  • Kenya-Segment Forecast
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Material Type
    • Revenue Forecast by Material Type
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Revenue Forecast by Material Type, Kenya, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion by Material Type
    • Percent Volume Forecast by Material Type
    • Volume Forecast by Material Type
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast by Material Type, Kenya, 2012-2019
    • Volume Forecast Discussion by Material Type
    • Percent Volume Forecast by Application
    • Volume Forecast by Application
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast by Application, Kenya, 2012-2019
    • Volume Forecast Discussion by Application
  • Kenya-Market Structure
    • Kenyan Plastic Packaging Market-Market Stage by Application
    • Kenyan Plastic Packaging Market-Key Material Statistics
    • Kenyan Ease of Doing Business
    • Kenyan Supply Chain Structure
  • Nigeria
    • Nigeria Key Findings
      • Table Total Plastic Packaging Market: Economic Indicators, Nigeria, 2014
    • Market Engineering Measurements
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Market Engineering Measurements, Nigeria, 2014
    • Revenue Forecast
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Revenue Forecast, Nigeria, 2012-2019 CAGR, 2014-2019 = 7.5%
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion
    • Volume Forecast
      • Table Total Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast, Nigeria, 2012-2019 CAGR, 2014-2019 = 7.5%
    • Volume Forecast Discussion
  • Nigeria-Competitive Environment
    • Market Share-Supply Side
    • Market Share Analysis-Supply Side
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Company Market Share Analysis of Top Participants, Nigeria, 2014
    • Competitive Environment-Demand Side
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Competitive Structure, Nigeria, 2014
    • Top Market Participants-Demand Side
  • Nigeria-Segment Forecast
    • Percent Revenue Forecast by Material Type
    • Revenue Forecast by Material Type
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Revenue Forecast by Material Type, Nigeria, 2012-2019
    • Revenue Forecast Discussion by Material Type
    • Percent Volume Forecast by Material Type
    • Volume Forecast by Material Type
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast by Material Type, Nigeria, 2012-2019
    • Volume Forecast Discussion by Material Type
    • Percent Volume Forecast by Application
    • Volume Forecast by Application
      • Table Plastic Packaging Market: Volume Forecast by Application, Nigeria, 2012-2019
    • Volume Forecast Discussion by Application
  • Nigeria-Market Structure
    • Nigerian Plastic Packaging Market-Market Stage by Application
    • Nigerian Plastic Packaging Market-Key Material Statistics
    • Nigerian Ease of Doing Business
    • Nigerian Supply Chain Structure
  • The Last Word
    • The Last Word-3 Big Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Market Engineering Methodology
    • Additional Sources of Information on Packaging

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