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Biodegradable Polymers (Co-polyester, Polylactic Acid, PLA BP, Starch, Packaging Loose-fill-Other, Compost Bags)

Biodegradable Polymers (Co-polyester, Polylactic Acid, PLA BP, Starch, Packaging Loose-fill-Other, Compost Bags)

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biodegradable Polymers in Thousand Pounds by the following End-Use Segments: Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Others. The US market is further analyzed by the following Product Segments: Co-polyester, PLA BP, Starch, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 73 companies including many key and niche players such as -

BASF SE
BIOTEC GmbH & Co. KG
CJ CheilJedang
DowDuPont, Inc.
FKuR Kunststoff GmbH
Futamura Chemical Co. Ltd.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Biodegradable Polymers
Packaging
Compost Bags
Others
Agriculture and Horticulture
Medical
Co-Polyester-Based Biopolymers
Polylactic Acid (PLA)
Starch Based Biopolymers
Others
Lignin-Based Biopolymer
Soybean-Based Biopolymers
Water-Soluble Biodegradable Polymers
Polycaprolactone
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Biodegradable Polymers – An Alternate to Conventional Petroleum-based Polymers
Europe Continues to Hold Ground as the Largest Market for Biodegradable Polymers
Concerns over Waste Disposal Turn Focus onto Biodegradable Polymers in North America
Asia-Pacific to Spearhead Future Growth
Compost Bags: The Largest End-Use Application
Production Capacity by Material Type
Table 1: Global Biodegradable Bioplastics Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity by Material Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Improving Economy Signals Market Growth Opportunities
Table 2: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % by Country/Region for the Period 2016-2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Competitive Landscape
Biodegradable Plastic Brands of Select Manufacturers
2. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES
Growing Moves to Ban Non-Biodegradable Plastics Bags Presents a Huge Opportunity for Biodegradable Polymers Market
Countries with Complete Ban on Plastics Bags
Global Plastic Bag Regulations in Select Nations
Expanding Range of Applications for Biodegradable Polymers Drives Market Growth
Water-Soluble Polymers – Demand on the Rise in Developing Countries
Polylactic Acid (PLA): A Promising Biodegradable Polymer
Developing Economies to Spearhead Future Growth in PLA Market
Packaging Applications Lead PLA Consumption
Table 3: Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market by End-Use Application (2017E): Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Agriculture, Electronics, Packaging, Textiles, Transport and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Challenges Confronting PLA Market
Competitive Scenario
Bio-Polylactic Acid (PLA) Films Market: A High-Growth Market
Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymers Market – Expanding Applications Fuel Growth
Table 4: Starch-based Bioplastics Market (2017E): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Compostable and Biodegradable Plastics Improve Organic Recycling
Industrial Usage of Bio-based, Biodegradable Plastics Increasing
Automakers Move towards Bioplastics to Quell Environmental Concerns: Potential Opportunities for Biodegradable Polymers Market
Automobile Production Trends Influence Demand for Biodegradable Polymers
Table 5: Global Automobile Production in Million Units for the Years 2016, 2018 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Trend towards Green Food Packaging Augurs Well for Biodegradable Polymers Market
Table 6: Global Bioplastics Market by End-Use Segment (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Production Capacity for Transportation, Building & Construction, Textiles, Consumer Goods, Agriculture & Horticulture, Rigid Packaging, Flexible Packaging and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Green Trend Makes Waves
Nanotechnology to Improve Degradability of Packaging Material
Growing Use of Bioabsorbable Polymers in the Healthcare Space
Biodegradable Polymers in Nano Drugs – A Growing Market
Emergence of Biodegradable Polymeric Drug Delivery Systems Lend Traction
3D Print-Temporary Implants – A Niche Market Beckons
Need for Advanced Vascular Stents Entails Novel Biodegradable Polymers
Biodegradable Circuitry to Address Concerns over Growing E-Waste
Biodegradable Polymers to Replace Conventional Fracking Fluids?
Biodegradable Coatings – On the Horizon
Innovations and R&D Initiatives – Potentia to Transform Biodegradable Polymers Space
Structure of Bacterial Enzyme Capable of Forming Biodegradable Plastics Discovered
Evonik Focuses on Developing Implantable Biodegradable Polymers
MIT Develops Biodegradable Polymers Capable of Delivering Multiple Vaccines in Single Injection
Stanford University to Launch Super-thin Dissolvable Electronic Components
Development of Edible Sensors Capable of Monitoring Food Temperature
UK Researchers Develop Sugar-Based Biodegradable Plastic
Singaporean Scientists Focus on Developing Biodegradable Plastics from Coffee Waste
Mango Materials Tests Bacterial Fermentation Process for Biodegradable Plastics
A1Filament Seeks to Mass Produce Biodegradable Filament Range
Recycling Offers Little Respite to Non-degradable Plastic Wastes
Environmental Concerns of Traditional Plastics Boost Biopolymers Market
Rise of Non-Biodegradable Bioplastics Threatens Growth
Table 7: Global Production of Bioplastics: Breakdown of Production Capacities in Million Tonnes for Biodegradable and Bio-based/Non-Biodegradable Plastics for the Years 2017, 2019 and 2021 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Biodegradable Polymers: An Introduction
Biodegradable Polymers – Definition and Meaning
Key Biodegradable Polymers at a Glance
Sources for Synthesis of Biodegradable Polymers
Biodegradability – A Matter of Debate
Environment
Polymer Concentration
Ecological Effects
Compostable Plastics
Mechanical Performance of Biodegradable Polymers
Conventional Polymers Vs. Biodegradable Polymers
Types of Biodegradable Polymers
Starch Based Biopolymers
Major Suppliers of Starch-Based Biodegradable Polymers
Lactic Acid-Based Biopolymers
Polyester-Based Biopolymers
Different Biodegradable Polyesters
Lignin-Based Biopolymers
Polycaprolactone
Polyanhydrides
Polyhydroxyalkanoate
Polyvinyl Alcohol
Emerging Polymers
Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers
Major Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers
Soybean-Based Biopolymers
Water-Soluble Biodegradable Polymers
Key Biodegradable Polymers Used in Medical Devices
Polylactide (PLA)
Polyglycolide (PGA)
Poly (dioxanone)
Poly (lactide-co-glycolide)
Poly (-caprolactone)
Polymers in the Pipeline
4. BIODEGRADATION – A STUDY
Types of Degradation
Factors Influencing Degradation
Polymer Structure
What is Composting?
Need for Biodegradable Plastics
Manufacturing of Biodegradable Plastics
Production
Biodegradable Plastics from Starch
Biodegradable Plastics from Polyesters
Major Starch and Polyester-Based Polymers by Company
Biodegradable Plastics from Bacteria
Cost Involved
Renewal, Treatment and Disposal Issues
5. END-USE APPLICATIONS
Packaging
Compost Bags
Agriculture and Horticulture
Medical
Biodegradable Polymer Applications at a Glance
6. MEDICAL APPLICATIONS – AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS
A Study of Medical Applications
Background
Why Degradation is Important?
Applications of Biopolymers
Packaging
Sterilization
Processing
Temporary Scaffold and Barrier
Tissue Engineering
Key Applications of Biodegradable Polymers in Medical Devices
Sutures
Dental Devices
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Other Applications
Major Biodegradable Polymers and Medical Device Applications
Key to Material Composition
7. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Impact of ASTM Standards on Industry
8. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS
Aquapak Introduces Hydropol™ Flexible Plastics
NatureWorks Unveils Ingeo™ Bioplastic
FKuR Kunststoff Introduces New Grades of Biograde® Bioplastics
Corbion Launches Luminy® PLA Bioplastic
9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
Novamont Expands Production Capacity of ORIGO-BI Biopolyesters
Eastman Chemical to Expand Capacity of Copolyesters in Malaysia
Evonik Commences Operations of Specialty Copolyestres Production Plant in Germany
Evonik Expands Biodegradable Polymers Capacity in US and Germany
Total and Corbion Establish JV for PLA Polymers
Corbion Commences Construction of New PLA Bioplastics Plant
Merck and PCAS Ink Agreement to Expand Merck’s Excipients Portfolio
Futamura Acquires Cellulose Business of Innovia Films
Metabolix Divests Biopolymer Business to CJ CheilJedang
Showa Denko Announces Termination of Production and Sale of Bionolle™
10. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
BASF SE (Germany)
BIOTEC GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
CJ CheilJedang (South Korea)
DowDuPont, Inc. (USA)
FKuR Kunststoff GmbH (Germany)
Futamura Chemical Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Japan Corn Starch Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Kingfa Sci. & Tech. Co., Ltd. (China)
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Japan)
NatureWorks LLC (USA)
Novamont SpA (Italy)
Plantic Technologies Limited (Australia)
Rodenburg Biopolymers (Netherlands)
Total Corbion PLA (Netherlands)
11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: World Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: World 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
By End Use Segment
Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers in Packaging (Loose-fill/ Other) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: World Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers in Packaging (Loose-fill/Other) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: World 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers in Packaging (Loose-fill/ Other) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers in Compost Bags by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers in Compost Bags by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: World 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers in Compost Bags by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: World Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: World 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
III. MARKET
1. THE UNITED STATES
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Ban on Non-Biodegradable Plastic Bags to Stimulate Market
Biodegradable Polymers Face Threat from Bioplastics
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 20: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by Product Segment - Co-polyester, PLA BP, Starch, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: US Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by Product Segment - Co-polyester, PLA BP, Starch, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22: US 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Co-polyester, PLA BP, Starch, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24: US Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: US 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
2. CANADA
Market Analysis
Table 26: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: Canadian Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
3. JAPAN
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 29: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: Japanese Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4. EUROPE
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Bioplastics Market Heading for Impressive Gains
A Glance at Major Applications of Bioplastics
Packaging
Horticulture/Agriculture
Food Services
Consumer Electronics
B. Market Analytics
Table 32: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: European Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: European 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: European Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: European 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
Market Analysis
Table 38: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: French Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40: French 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4b. GERMANY
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 41: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: German Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: German 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. ITALY
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
Novamont Spa – A Key Player
B. Market Analytics
Table 44: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: Italian Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics
Table 47: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: UK Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49: UK 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4e. SPAIN
Market Analysis
Table 50: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: Spanish Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4f. RUSSIA
Market Analysis
Table 53: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54: Russian Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4g. REST OF EUROPE
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Product Launch
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 56: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58: Rest of Europe 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5. ASIA-PACIFIC
Market Analysis
Table 59: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 62: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Biodegradable Plastics Market in China – An Overview
Table 65: Biodegradable Plastics Market in China by Application (2017E): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Agriculture & Forestry, Disposable Plastic Bags, Medical, Packaging, Tableware and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66: Biodegradable Plastics Market in China (2017E): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Product Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Production Scenario
Table 67: Production Capacity of Biodegradable Plastics in Select Provinces of China (In Thousand Tons) for 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Kingfa Sci. & Tech. Co. Ltd. – A Major Player
B. Market Analytics
Table 68: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69: Chinese Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70: Chinese 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. INDIA
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Biodegradable Plastics Market in India
B. Market Analytics
Table 71: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72: Indian Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73: Indian 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Australian Packaging Industry’s Environmental Challenge: Biodegradable Polymers Come to the Rescue
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 74: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76: Rest of Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6. REST OF WORLD
Market Analysis
Table 77: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/ Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 78: Rest of World Historic Review for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Pounds for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79: Rest of World 14-Year Perspective for Biodegradable Polymers by End-Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Packaging (Loose-fill/Other), Compost Bags, and Other Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Total Companies Profiled: 73 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 82)
The United States (24)
Canada (2)
Japan (15) Europe (31)
- Germany (8)
- The United Kingdom (6)
- Italy (1)
- Rest of Europe (16)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (9)
Latin America (1)

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