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Agricultural Films Market in APAC 2015-2019

Agricultural Films Market in APAC 2015-2019

About agricultural films

Agricultural films are new-age films used in modern farming technologies. They are made from a variety of plastic resins, such as different grades of polyethylene (PE), ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH). They are used as mulch and to cover silage bales. They are also used in greenhouses for controlling the temperature and moisture of soil, eliminating weeds, reducing the use of herbicides, storing and growing crops in greenhouses, and preventing soil erosion. However, owing to disposal and pollution hazards, they are being replaced by non-biodegradable alternatives. The key customers of agricultural films are crop growers, processors, and retail packagers of agricultural and horticultural produce.

Technavio's analysts forecast the agricultural films market in APAC to grow at a CAGR of 6.17% over the period 2015-2019.

Covered in this report

The agricultural films market in APAC can be segmented based on application and products.

Technavio's report, Agricultural Films Market in APAC 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. It also covers the landscape of the agricultural films market in APAC and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion on the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors

  • AEP Industries
  • BASF
  • Berry Plastics
  • Kuraray
  • Mitsubishi Plastics
Other prominent vendors
  • Agriplast Tech
  • Allied Plastics
  • Al-Pack Enterprises
  • Charu Agroplast
  • Dimple Polymers
  • Dow Chemical
  • Essen Multipack
  • Henan Yinfeng Plastic
  • Ira Agrotech & Research
  • Iris Polymers
  • J K Polyfilm
  • Mono Industries
  • Neelgiri Tarpaulin
  • Ocean Agro
  • Qingdao Huaxuyang Industrial and Trade
  • Sashanka Agro Tech
  • Saurya Polypack
  • Shanghai Hitec Plastics
  • Shivam Polymers
  • Tilak Polypack
  • Vrunda Vitthal Polynet
Market driver
  • Growing population
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Cost constraints
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Evolution of plasticulture
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Agricultural Films Market in APAC 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Agricultural Films Market in APAC: AEP Industries, BASF, Berry Plastics, Kuraray and Mitsubishi Plastics

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Agriplast Tech, Allied Plastics, Al-Pack Enterprises, Charu Agroplast, Dimple Polymers, Dow Chemical, Essen Multipack, Henan Yinfeng Plastic, Ira Agrotech & Research, Iris Polymers, J K Polyfilm, Mono Industries, Neelgiri Tarpaulin, Ocean Agro, Qingdao Huaxuyang Industrial and Trade, Sashanka Agro Tech, Saurya Polypack, Shanghai Hitec Plastics, Shivam Polymers, Tilak Polypack and Vrunda Vitthal Polynet

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Plasticulture refers to the usage of plastic resins across a variety of agricultural applications from soil culturing films, irrigation tapes, and silage bags, but primarily refers to greenhouse coverings and plastic films for mulching soil. The popularity of various grades of PE, especially LLDPE and LDPE, is high in this type of farming because they are cheap, flexible, and come in a variety of dimensions meant for specific applications. Their advantages can be extended to UV stabilization, moisture loss reduction, and the prevention of weed growth by using additives. After first being used on an experimental basis in 1948, it is now widely used by crop cultivators in China and Japan. The plasticulture concept also involves recycling used plastics for manufacturing.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers fueling the growing adoption of films is the need for crop growers to increase their overall output yield, sidetracking inefficiencies in the process. This has become important, as arable land suitable for cultivation is becoming scarce. Also, construction problems with canals that source water for irrigation are affecting farmers. The use of mulch films has resulted in an increase in yield of cash and grain crops. Individual crops such as maize, wheat, and potatoes have had an increase in yield of more than 25% each with the usage of mulching films. This increase is much sought after and is caused because of the soil conditioning and water retention properties of these films, along with the protection of crops from radiation and cold.

Further, the report states that rising costs of raw materials have led to cost constraints and reduced profit margins for vendors, especially micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).

Companies Mentioned

AEP Industries, BASF, Berry Plastics, Kuraray, Mitsubishi Plastics, Agriplast Tech, Allied Plastics, Al-Pack Enterprises, Charu Agroplast, Dimple Polymers, Dow Chemical, Essen Multipack, Henan Yinfeng Plastic, Ira Agrotech & Research, Iris Polymers, J K Polyfilm, Mono Industries, Neelgiri Tarpaulin, Ocean Agro, Qingdao Huaxuyang Industrial and Trade, Sashanka Agro Tech, Saurya Polypack, Shanghai Hitec Plastics, Shivam Polymers, Tilak Polypack, Vrunda Vitthal Polynet

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Agricultural films market in APAC
    • Top vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Agricultural films market in APAC 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by application
      • Table Application of agricultural films
      • Table Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by application 2014
      • Table Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by application 2019
    • Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by application 2014-2019
      • Table Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by application 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by application 2014-2019
    • Agricultural films market for mulching applications in APAC
      • Table Agricultural films market for mulching applications in APAC 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Agricultural films market for greenhouse applications in APAC
      • Table Agricultural films market for greenhouse applications in APAC 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Agricultural films market for silage applications in APAC
      • Table Agricultural films market for silage application in APAC 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by product 2014-2019
      • Table Types of products
      • Table Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by products 2014
      • Table Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by products 2019
      • Table Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by product 2014-2019 ($ billions)
      • Table Segmentation of agricultural films market in APAC by product 2014-2019
    • LLDPE agricultural films market in APAC
      • Table LLDPE agricultural films market in APAC 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • LDPE agricultural films market in APAC
      • Table LDPE agricultural films market in APAC 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • HDPE agricultural films market in APAC
      • Table HDPE agricultural films market in APAC 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • EVA agricultural films market in APAC
      • Table EVA agricultural films market in APAC 2014-2019 ($ millions)
    • Other agricultural films market in APAC
      • Table Other agricultural films market in APAC 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Agricultural Films Market in China
      • Table Agricultural films market in China 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Agricultural Films Market in India
      • Table Agricultural films market in India 2014-2019 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • AEP Industries
    • BASF
    • Berry Plastics
    • Kuraray
    • MPI
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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