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Commodity Plastics Market by Type (PE, PP, PVC, PS, PMMA), Application (Packaging, Consumer Goods, Construction, Automobile, Electronics, Textile, Medical & Pharmaceutical), and Region (APAC, NA, EU, MEA, and SA) - Global Forecast to 2022

Commodity Plastics Market by Type (PE, PP, PVC, PS, PMMA), Application (Packaging, Consumer Goods, Construction, Automobile, Electronics, Textile, Medical & Pharmaceutical), and Region (APAC, NA, EU, MEA, and SA) - Global Forecast to 2022

“Increasing demand for commodity plastics in packaging application is driving the growth of the commodity plastics market.”
The commodity plastics market was estimated at USD 359.42 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 493.74 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period. Commodity plastics are used in various applications such as packaging, construction, consumer goods, automotive, textiles, electronics, medical & pharmaceutical, and others. The growth of the commodity plastics market is primarily driven by their increased demand for packaging and construction applications. Commodity plastics possess excellent tensile strength and can be easily processed due to which these plastics are widely used by packaging products manufacturers. The demand for commodity plastics is increasing in the flexible and rigid packaging applications segment, owing to their affordable costs. However, various regulations on the use of plastics products are acting as a restraint to the growth of the commodity plastics market.

“Increased disposable income is generating the demand for consumer goods which is driving the demand for commodity plastics.”
Increased disposable income of the middle-class families is generating the need for consumer goods such as food containers, plastic utensils, weather-resistant clothing, indoor-outdoor carpeting, and so on. Owing to the increased disposable income, the purchasing power of the middle-class families has increased. High living standards are generating the need for consumer goods, which is further expected to drive the market for commodity plastics. These plastics are widely preferred in consumer goods applications owing to their durability, light weight, corrosion resistance, and low cost.

“Rising demand for commodity plastics in the Asia Pacific region.”
The commodity plastics market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, in terms of both value and volume. China and India are the key markets for commodity plastics in the Asia Pacific region. The growth of the commodity plastics market in this region can be attributed to the increased demand for commodity plastics in the packaging and construction applications.


Extensive primary interviews were conducted in the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and subsegments gathered through secondary research.

The break-up of primary interviews is given below.
• By Company Type: Tier 1 – 71%, Tier 2 – 23%, and Others – 6%
• By Designation: C Level – 48%, Director Level – 31%, and Others – 21%
• By Region: North America – 18%, Europe – 38%, Asia Pacific – 17%, South America – 7%, and Middle East & Africa – 20%

Key companies profiled in this market research report include Dow Chemical (US), Exxon Mobil (US), BASF (Germany), Sinopec (China), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), LG Chem (South Korea), Sumitomo Chemical (Japan), LyondellBasell (Netherlands), Ineos (Switzerland), Formosa Plastics (Taiwan), and Mitsubishi Chemical (Japan).

Research Coverage
The commodity plastics market has been segmented on the basis of type, application, and region. This report covers the commodity plastics market, in terms of value and volume, and forecasts its market size till 2022. The report also provides company profiles and competitive strategies adopted by key players in the commodity plastics market.

Reasons to Buy the Report
The report will help market leaders/new entrants in the following ways:

1. This report segments the commodity plastics market and provides the closest approximations of revenue numbers for the overall market and its subsegments across different verticals and regions.

2. The report helps stakeholders understand the pulse of the market and provides information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.

3. This report will help stakeholders obtain an understanding of the competitive landscape of the market and gain insights to improve the position of their businesses. The competitive landscape section includes new product developments, expansions, agreements, contracts, partnerships, acquisitions, and joint ventures.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • UNIT CONSIDERED
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
      • BOTTOM-UP APPROACH
      • TOP-DOWN APPROACH
    • DATA TRIANGULATION
    • ASSUMPTIONS
    • LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET
    • COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET, BY COUNTRY AND APPLICATION
    • COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITY
      • CHALLENGES
    • PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
      • THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
      • THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
      • BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS
      • BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS
      • INTENSITY OF COMPETITIVE RIVALRY
  • MACROECONOMIC OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • TRENDS AND FORECAST OF GDP
      • Table TRENDS AND FORECAST OF GDP, 2016-2022 (USD BILLION)
    • TRENDS IN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
      • Table AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTION, MILLION UNITS (2011-2016)
    • TRENDS IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
      • NORTH AMERICA
        • Table CONTRIBUTION OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO GDP OF NORTH AMERICA, 2014-2016 (USD BILLION)
      • EUROPE
        • Table CONTRIBUTION OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO GDP OF EUROPE, 2014-2016 (USD BILLION)
      • APAC
        • Table CONTRIBUTION OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO GDP OF APAC, 2014-2016 (USD BILLION)
  • COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET, BY TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY TYPE, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
    • POLYETHYLENE (PE)
      • HDPE
      • LDPE
      • LLDPE
    • POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC)
      • RIGID PVC
      • FLEXIBLE PVC
    • POLYSTYRENE (PS)
    • POLYPROPYLENE (PP)
      • POLYPROPYLENE HOMO-POLYMERS (PPH)
      • POLYPROPYLENE CO-POLYMERS (PPC)
    • POLY(METHYL METHACRYLATE) (PMMA)
    • OTHERS
  • COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET, BY APPLICATION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
    • PACKAGING
      • FILM WRAPS
      • PLASTIC BAGS
      • INDUSTRIAL & HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL CONTAINERS
      • MILK JUGS
      • CEREAL BOX LINERS
      • OTHERS
    • AUTOMOTIVE
      • AIR DAMS
      • CAR BUMPERS
      • ROCKER PANELS
      • CONSOLES
      • GRILLES
      • OTHERS
    • ELECTRONICS
      • TELECOMMUNICATIONS
      • SEMICONDUCTORS
      • ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
      • DISPLAYS
      • OTHERS
    • CONSUMER GOODS
      • FOOD STORAGE CONTAINERS
      • WEATHER-RESISTANT CLOTHING
      • INDOOR-OUTDOOR CARPETING
      • UTENSILS
      • OTHERS
    • CONSTRUCTION
      • DOORS
      • ROOFING
      • FLOORING
      • WALL COVERING
      • PIPING
      • WINDOW COVERING
      • INSULATION
      • OTHERS
    • TEXTILE
      • FIBERS AND FABRICS
      • OTHERS
    • MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL
      • MEDICAL OR LABORATORY TOOLS
      • PHARMACY PRESCRIPTION BOTTLES
      • THERAPEUTIC SYSTEMS
      • SURGICAL EQUIPMENT
      • OTHERS
    • OTHERS
  • COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET, BY REGION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • US
        • Table US: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table US: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • MEXICO
        • Table MEXICO: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table MEXICO: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • CANADA
        • Table CANADA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table CANADA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • APAC
      • Table APAC: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table APAC: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • Table APAC: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table APAC: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • CHINA
        • Table CHINA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table CHINA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • INDIA
        • Table INDIA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table INDIA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • SOUTH KOREA
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • JAPAN
        • Table JAPAN: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table JAPAN: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF APAC
        • Table REST OF APAC: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF APAC: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table EUROPE: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table EUROPE: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • GERMANY
        • Table GERMANY: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table GERMANY: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • FRANCE
        • Table FRANCE: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table FRANCE: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • ITALY
        • Table ITALY: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table ITALY: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • UK
        • Table UK: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table UK: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF EUROPE
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF EUROPE: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • SAUDI ARABIA
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table SAUDI ARABIA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • SOUTH AFRICA
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table SOUTH AFRICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
        • Table REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
    • SOUTH AMERICA
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY COUNTRY, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (MILLION TON)
      • Table SOUTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD BILLION)
      • BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table BRAZIL: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
      • REST OF SOUTH AMERICA
        • Table REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (KILOTON)
        • Table REST OF SOUTH AMERICA: COMMODITY PLASTICS MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION, 2015-2022 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • MARKET RANKING
    • COMPETITIVE SCENARIO
      • CONTRACTS, EXPANSIONS, AGREEMENTS, AND INVESTMENTS
        • Table CONTRACTS, EXPANSIONS, AGREEMENTS, AND INVESTMENTS, 2015-2017
      • MERGERS, JOINT VENTURES, AND ACQUISITIONS
        • Table MERGERS, JOINT VENTURES, AND ACQUISITIONS, 2015-2017
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2015-2017
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • EXXON MOBIL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • LG CHEM
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SUMITOMO CHEMICAL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • THE DOW CHEMICAL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SABIC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • SWOT ANALYSIS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BASF
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • LYONDELLBASELL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SINOPEC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • INEOS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • FORMOSA PLASTICS
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • OTHER COMPANIES
      • BOREALIS
      • CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL
      • ENI SPA
      • RELIANCE INDUSTRIES
      • BRASKEM
      • HANWHA CHEMICAL
      • LOTTE CHEMICAL
      • INDIAN OIL
      • HALDIA PETROCHEMICALS
      • NOVA CHEMICALS
      • QENOS PTY
      • QATAR PETROLEUM
      • WESTLAKE CHEMICAL
      • PTT GLOBAL CHEMICAL
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • RELATED REPORTS
    • AUTHOR DETAILS

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