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Plastic Market Outlook 2022 - 2026

Daily Updated Industry Statistics and Top Emerging Trends about the Plastic Industry

Global Plastic Trends in 2022

Plastic is part of Specialty Chemical and includes a number of sub-sectors such as Thermoplastic, Synthetic Resin, Thermoset, Bioplastic and Plastic Recycling. You may also be interested in Cleaning Compound, Industrial Gases and Paint And Coating.

Global Plastic Import is set to reach $661,890,000,000 by 2026 from $624,830,000,000 in 2021, growing 0.9% year on year CAGR. Since 2017, Global demand increased 3.9% year on year. With $75,305,000,000 in 2021, China was number 1 in Global Plastic Import. The United States, Germany and France respectively came in numbers 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Armenia rose 10.4% year on year, while Seychelles was down by 17.9% year on year since 2017.

Global Plastic Export is set to reach $642,070,000,000 by 2026 from $607,330,000,000 in 2021, growing 0.9% year on year on average. Since 2017, Global supply grew 3.9% year on year. In 2021, China came in number 1 in Plastic Export with $84,019,000,000. The United States, Germany and South Korea respectively ranked numbers 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Samoa was up 66.5% year on year, while Mongolia was down by 30.7% year on year since 2017.

European Plastic Product Sales is set to reach €279,810 Million by 2026 from €264,840 Million in 2021, growing 0.6% year on year average rate. Since 2016, European market was up 1.4% year on year. At €70,390 Million in 2021, Germany was number 1 in European Plastic Product Sales. Italy, France and the United Kingdom respectively were numbers 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bosnia and Herzegovina grew 8.1% year on year, while Belgium was down by 2.9% year on year since 2016.

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