Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market Outlook and Forecast 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

14 August 2020

The "Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Films Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The global market for polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) films is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 4% globally during the forecast period.

Growing demand for single-use detergent packaging and increasing government policies & shift towards environmentally friendly materials are driving the market. On the flip side, higher costs of PVA films and limited applications are hindering the market growth.

The polyvinyl alcohol film market is expected to grow during the forecast period owing to the increasing demand for the unit-dose packaging.

Asia-Pacific region represents the largest market and is also expected to be the fastest-growing market over the forecast period owing to the increasing consumption from countries such as China, India, and Japan.

Key Market Trends

Growing Demand for the Unit-Dose Packaging

Polyvinyl alcohol films are widely used in single-use packaging applications and are expected to be the fastest-growing market during the forecast period.
Polyvinyl alcohol films are bio-degradable plastics films and are free from halogens such as chlorine. PVA films start disintegrating when they come in contact with water. Because of their chemical composition, polyvinyl alcohol films break down into harmless compounds with less impact on the environment when compared to any other ordinary plastic film.
Polyvinyl alcohol films are used in single-use packaging units such as detergents. Films are compatible with detergents and are decomposed when contacted with water. North America is the largest market for detergent marketing and is expected to grow during the forecast period.
PVA films are used for packaging of dyes, pigments, cement additives, and other harmful chemicals, to limit human contact to the harmful materials and the films dispose of when contacted with water. The growing textile and building & construction industries are expected to drive the market.
The growing need to restrict materials that pollute the environment along with government policies to promote green initiatives is expected to drive the market for polyvinyl alcohol films during the forecast period.

Asia-Pacific Region to Dominate the Market

  • The Asia-Pacific region is expected to dominate the market for polyvinyl alcohol films during the forecast period due to an increase in demand from countries like China, South Korea, and India.
  • India and China are the leading markets for agrochemical packaging. Growing innovations in agriculture and increasing use of pesticides and fertilizers is expected to drive the market for PVA films during the forecast period. India's agrochemical and forestry have 14.6% GDP share in 2018-19. In FY 2019, the Indian government allocated INR 11 lakh crore (~USD 143.34 billion) for the agriculture sector and other related activities.
  • The polarized panels manufactured from polyvinyl alcohol films are used in LCD panels, lenses and others. South Korea is the leading manufacturer of displays and home for the largest electronic spearheads in the industry like Samsung and LG, the production of displays is expected to drive the market during the forecast period. As per the Korea Electronics Association, Korea made about USD 21,838 million in revenue through displays in the year 2019.
  • The aforementioned factors, coupled with government support, are contributing to the increasing demand for polyvinyl alcohol films market in the Asia-Pacific during the forecast period.

Competitive Landscape

The global polyvinyl alcohol films market is partially fragmented with players accounting for a marginal share of the market. Few companies include WaterSol, NIPPON GOHSEI, KURARAY Co., Ltd, Amtrex Nature Care Pvt. Ltd., and JEVA PACKAGING Ltd.

Key Topics Covered


1.1 Study Assumptions

1.2 Scope of the Study




4.1 Drivers

4.1.1 Growing Demand for Detergent Packaging

4.1.2 Government Policies and Shift Towards Environmentally Friendly Materials

4.2 Restraints

4.2.1 Higher Costs and Limited Applications

4.2.2 Other Restraints

4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

4.4 Porters Five Forces Analysis


5.1 Application

5.1.1 Unit-Dose Packaging Detergents Agrochemical Disinfectants Others

5.1.2 Laundry Bags

5.1.3 Embroidery

5.1.4 Polarizing Panels

5.1.5 Others

5.2 Geography

5.2.1 Asia-Pacific

5.2.2 North America

5.2.3 Europe

5.2.4 South America

5.2.5 Middle-East & Africa


6.1 Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

6.2 Market Share (%)/Ranking Analysis

6.3 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

6.4 Company Profiles


6.4.2 Amtrex Nature Care Pvt. Ltd

6.4.3 Anhui Dingzheng Packing material Co. Ltd.

6.4.4 Guangzhou Plastic Industrial Group Co. Ltd.


6.4.6 Joyforce Chemical Industrial Co. Ltd.

6.4.7 KK NonWovens (India)

6.4.8 KURARAY Co. Ltd.



6.4.11 WaterSol


7.1 Growing Demand for Bio-degradable Products

7.2 Other Opportunities

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