Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market - Forecasts from 2018 to 2023

Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market - Forecasts from 2018 to 2023

Biodegradable plastic packaging market is projected to witness a compound annual growth rate of 12.37% during the forecast period to reach a total market size of US$10.132 billion by 2023, increasing from US$5.033 billion in 2017. Growing environmental concerns coupled with stringent regulatory standards has led plastic manufacturers to develop biodegradable plastic. Rising demand for sustainable packaging solutions across industries such as food and beverage and pharmaceuticals is fuelling the demand for biodegradable plastic packaging, thus bolstering the growth of global biodegradable plastic packaging market. Supportive government policies further propel the growth of biodegradable plastic packaging market. For instance, Europe implemented the legislation to reduce the number of single-use carrier bags.       

Research Methodology

The report provides a brief introduction of the market and deals with detailed research methodology for calculating market size and forecasts, secondary data sources used and the primary inputs which were taken for data validation. This section also outlines various segments which have been covered as part of the report.

Market Dynamics

This section provides comprehensive market dynamics through an overview section along with growth drivers, challenges and opportunities which exist in the current market. This section of the report also provides key industry, global and regional regulations which are determining the market growth and a brief technological aspect of biodegradable plastic packaging. Complete industry analysis has also been covered through Porter’s five forces model as a part of this report section.


Segments covered under the biodegradable plastic packaging market report are as below:

By Type of plastic:

Oxo-biodegradable Plastic

Hydro-biodegradable Plastic


By Type of material:

Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

Polylactide (PLA)


By Application:

Bottles and Jars

Food Wraps

Dry Cleaning Bags



By End Use Industry:

Food and Beverage





By Geography:


North America

South America

Europe Middle East and Africa



Asia Pacific

Key industry players profiled as part of the report are Arkema, NatureWorks, Novamont, Metabolix Inc., Toray Industries, and LanzaTech, BASF, Novozymes, and Solvay.

1. Introduction
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Market Dynamics

4.1. Market Overview and Segmentations
4.2. Drivers
4.3. Restraints
4.4. Opportunities
4.5. Porter’s 5 Forces Analysis
4.6. Technology Overview
4.7. Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.8. Industry Regulations
4.9. Scenario Analysis
5. Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market Forecast by Type of Plastic (US$ billion)
5.1. Oxo-degradable Plastic
5.2. Hydro-degradable Plastic
6. Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market Forecast by Type of Material (US$ billion)
6.1. Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
6.2. Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
6.4. Polylactide (PLA)
7. Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market Forecast by Type of Packaging (US$ billion)
7.1. Bottles and Jars
7.2. Food Wraps
7.3. Dry Cleaning Bags
7.4. Others
8. Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market Forecast by End Use Industry (US$ billion)
8.1. Food and Beverage
8.2. Cosmetics
8.3. Pharmaceuticals
8.4. Others
9. Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market Forecast by Geography (US$ billion)
9.1. Americas
9.1.1. North America
9.1.2. South America
9.2. Europe Middle East and Africa
9.2.1. Europe
9.2.2. MEA
9.3. Asia Pacific
10. Competitive Intelligence
10.1. Investment Analysis
10.2. Recent Deals
10.3. Strategies of Key Players
11. Company Profiles
11.1. Arkema
11.2. NatureWorks
11.3. Novamont
11.4. Metabolix Inc.
11.5. Toray Industries
11.6. LanzaTech
11.7. Solvay
11.8. Novozymes
11.9. BASF

Metabolix Inc.
Toray Industries
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