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Global Biodegradable Polymers Market Growth of 21%, 2017-2021 with NatureWorks, Novamont & Plantic Dominating - Research and Markets

Friday, Jan 06, 2017

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Biodegradable Polymers Market 2017-2021" report to their offering.

The report forecasts the global biodegradable polymers market to grow at a CAGR of 21.15% during the period 2017-2021.

The demand for biodegradable polymers is increasing at a rapid pace in the developing economies of APAC and MEA due to growing concern over greenhouse gas (GHG) emission and pollution. Mature markets such as Europe and North America are also growing steadily. High consumer preference for sustainability and government legislations such as the ban on traditional non-degradable plastic bags are increasing the demand for biodegradable polymers in these regions.

The report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Catering of food products is a large segment of the food and beverage industry and is another important application area for bioplastics. Bioplastics can be used to produce food catering equipment such as trays, cutlery, cups, and dishes. Other applications of bioplastics include the manufacture of tires with starch-based materials to reduce fuel consumption and the manufacture of stitching materials, screws, and implants in the medical sector.

Key vendors:

•    Arkema
•    BASF
•    NatureWorks
•    Novamont
•    Plantic

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Market research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Market landscape

Part 06: Market segmentation by type

Part 07: Market segmentation by application

Part 08: Geographical segmentation

Part 09: Market drivers

Part 10: Impact of drivers

Part 11: Market challenges

Part 12: Impact of drivers and challenges

Part 13: Market trends

Part 14: Vendor landscape

Part 15: Appendix

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