Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers – Global Capacities and Trends 2016-2021

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In 2016: 6.6 Million tonnes production capacity, 2% share of all polymers, €13 billion turnover, durable applications are dominating

The worldwide production capacity for bio-based polymers grew by 4% to 6.6 Million tonnes from 2015 to 2016. This represents a share of 2% of the global polymer market. The bio-based polymer turnover was about €13 billion worldwide in 2016 compared to €11 billion in 2014. Production capacity of bio-based polymers is forecasted to increase from 6.6 million tonnes in 2016 to 8.5 million tonnes by 2021.

Authors
Florence Aeschelmann, Michael Carus and the nova bio-based expert group
Date of publication
Feb 2017
Pages
249
Language
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