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Biodegradable Polymers Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size & Forecasts to 2023

Biodegradable Polymers Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size & Forecasts to 2023

The report on global Biodegradable Polymers market provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period of 2017 to 2023. The report predicts the global Biodegradable Polymers market to grow with a CAGR between 20.0% and 20.5% from 2017 to 2023.The study on Biodegradable Polymers market covers the analysis of regions such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Rest of the World. Among the geographies Europe dominated the world market and is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period.

The report on global Biodegradable Polymers market is a comprehensive study of demand, market size, forecasts, trends and factors affecting the global Biodegradable Polymers market. Moreover, the report is collective presentation of primary and secondary research findings. In addition, it provides deep insights on the factors that driving, restraining the global Biodegradable Polymers market. Porter’s five forces model in the report provides insights into the competitive rivalry in the global Biodegradable Polymers market over the period of 2017 – 2023. Further, IGR- Growth Matrix given in the report brings an insight on the investment areas that existing or new market players can consider.

Research methodology
• Primary Research
Our primary research involves extensive interviews and analysis of the opinions provided by the primary respondents. The primary research starts with identifying and approaching the primary respondents, the primary respondents are approached through
1. Key Opinion Leaders associated with Infinium Global Research
2. Internal and External subject matter experts
3. Professionals and participants from LinkedIn, Hoovers, Factiva and Bloggers
Our primary research respondents typically include
1. Executives working with leading companies in the market under review
2. Product/brand/marketing managers
3. CXO level executives
4. Regional/zonal/ country managers
5. Vice President level executives.

• Secondary Research
Secondary research involves extensive exploring through the secondary sources of information available in both public domain and paid sources. At Infinium Global Research, each research study is based on over 500 hours of secondary research accompanied by primary research. The information obtained through the secondary sources is validated through the crosscheck on various data sources. The secondary sources of the data typically include
• Company reports and publications
• Government/institutional publications
• Trade and associations’ journals
• Databases such as WTO, OECD, and World Bank, among others.
• Websites and publications by research agencies

Report Findings
1) Drivers
• Growing consumer demand towards eco-friendly packaging and changing consumer focus towards healthier living
• Intense crude oil prices required for manufacturing petroleum polymers
• Increasing demand of biodegradable polymers form various end use application
2) Restraints
• Low biodegradable applications to replace synthetic based plastic material
• High manufacturing cost required for the production of biodegradable polymers
3) Opportunities
• Growing initiatives and regulations from government to promote biodegradable polymers
• Economical raw material prices

Segments Covered
1) Global Biodegradable Polymers market by Type
a. Polymers with hydrolyzable backbone
i. Polyglycolic acid (PGA)
ii. Polycaprolactone (PCL)
iii. Polyamides
iv. Polyurethanes
v. Others
b. Polymers with carbon backbone
i. Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)

c. Natural Polymers
i. Amylopectin
ii. Starch
iii. Amylose
iv. Chitin & Chitosan
v. Others
2) Global Biodegradable Polymers market by Applications
a. Pharmaceutical
b. Packaging
c. Agricultural
d. Bio Medical
e. Others

Companies Profiled:
The companies covered in the report include
Cereplast
BASF
Cortec Group
FP International
Mitsui Chemicals
BIOTEC GmbH & Co.
Arkema
Novamont
Evonik Industries
DuPont
Meredian Holdings Group
Metabolix
Ecospan
Toray & Industries

Reasons to buy this report
1) Comprehensive analysis of global as well as regional markets of Biodegradable Polymers
2) Complete coverage of all the product type and applications segments to analyze the trends, developments in Biodegradable Polymers market, and forecast of market size up to 2023.
3) Comprehensive analysis of the companies operating in Biodegradable Polymers market. The company profile includes analysis of product portfolio, revenue, SWOT analysis and latest developments of the company.
4) Infinium Global Research- Growth Matrix presents analysis of the product segments and geographies that market players should focus to invest, consolidate, expand and/or diversify.


1. Preface
1.1 Report Description
1.2 Research Methods
1.3 Research Approaches
2. Executive Summary
3. Global Biodegradable Polymers Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Dynamics
3.2.1 Drivers
3.2.2 Restraints
3.2.3 Opportunities
3.2.4 Challenges
3.3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.4 IGR – Growth Matrix Analysis
3.5 Competitive Landscape in the Biodegradable Polymers Market
4. Global Biodegradable Polymers Market : IGR Snapshots
4.1 Global Biodegradable Polymers market key trends
4.2 Global Biodegradable Polymers market by type
4.3 Global Biodegradable Polymers market by application
5. Global Biodegradable Polymers market by Type (USD Million, KT) 2017 – 2023
5.1 Polymers with hydrolyzable backbone
5.1.1 Polyglycolic acid (PGA)
5.1.2 Polycaprolactone (PCL)
5.1.3 Polyamides
5.1.4 Polyurethanes
5.1.5 Others
5.2 Polymers with carbon backbone
5.2.1 Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)
5.3 Natural Polymers
5.3.1 Amylopectin
5.3.2 Starch
5.3.3 Amylose
5.3.4 Chitin & Chitosan
5.3.5 Others
6. Global Biodegradable Polymers market by Application (USD Million, KT) 2017 – 2023
6.1 Pharmaceutical
6.2 Packaging
6.3 Agricultural
6.4 Bio Medical
6.5 Others
7. Global Biodegradable Polymers Market Analysis, by Region (USD Million, KT) 2017 – 2023
7.1 North America
7.1.1 North America Biodegradable Polymers Market by Type (USD Million, KT)
7.1.2 North America Biodegradable Polymers Market by Application (USD Million, KT)
7.1.3 North America Biodegradable Polymers Market by country (USD Million, KT)
7.2 Europe
7.2.1 Europe Biodegradable Polymers Market by Type (USD Million, KT)
7.2.2 Europe Biodegradable Polymers Market by Application (USD Million, KT)
7.2.3 Europe Biodegradable Polymers Market by country (USD Million, KT)
7.3 Asia-Pacific
7.3.1 Asia-Pacific Biodegradable Polymers Market by Type (USD Million, KT)
7.3.2 Asia-Pacific Biodegradable Polymers Market by Application (USD Million, KT)
7.3.3 Asia-Pacific Biodegradable Polymers Market by country (USD Million, KT)
7.4 Rest of the World (RoW)
7.4.1 RoW Biodegradable Polymers Market by Type (USD Million, KT)
7.4.2 RoW Biodegradable Polymers Market by Application (USD Million, KT)
7.4.3 RoW Biodegradable Polymers Market by country (USD Million, KT)
8. Company Profiles
8.1 Cereplast
8.2 BASF
8.3 Cortec Group
8.4 FP International
8.5 Mitsui Chemicals
8.6 BIOTEC GmbH & Co.
8.7 Arkema
8.8 Novamont
8.9 Evonik Industries
8.10 DuPont
8.11 Meredian Holdings Group
8.12 Metabolix
8.13 Ecospan
8.14 Toray & Industries

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