Oxo Biodegradable Bags Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012-2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027


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Global Biodegradable Bags Market: Snapshot

As users' interest for sustainable items develops, bioplastics — which can diminish our dependence on non-renewable energy sources and abatement nursery emanations—will turn out to be increasingly pervasive. Generation of bioplastics is relied upon to develop by as much as 20% by 2022, and as it does, shopper comprehension of bioplastics should develop with it.

A noteworthy reason for the confusion in market is the distinction between three terms: Biodegradability, compostability and oxo-degradability. Despite the fact that these terms are regularly utilized reciprocally, they are not synonymous. Perplexity viewing basic bioplastics phrasing, for example, these, particularly where it concerns the transfer of bioplastic items, can have critical results. Organizations need to comprehend the differentiations between every class so as to precisely and genuinely advertise their items. Also, customers need to comprehend these terms so as to settle on instructed acquiring choices and appropriately discard bioplastic items toward the part of the arrangement.

About each material will biodegrade, given sufficient opportunity. Be that as it may, the length of the biodegradation procedure is profoundly subject to natural parameters in the market, for example, dampness and temperature, which is the reason asserting that a plastic is "biodegradable" with no further setting (i.e., in what time span and under what ecological conditions) is misdirecting to shoppers.

Respectable organizations will regularly make progressively explicit cases, fundamentally affirming that their bioplastics are compostable. Compostable plastics are a subset of biodegradable plastics, characterized by the standard conditions and time span under which they will biodegrade.

Plastic has been extensively used for packaging in various sectors across the globe. Over the years, the demand for biodegradable plastic is witnessing a higher growth due to the implementation of the stringent regulations on the use of non-degradable plastic by various government across the world and increase in health awareness among the consumers. Thus, the demand of bags made of oxo-biodegradable plastic has gained momentum in packaging. Oxo-biodegradable plastic bags are made from polymers such as polyethylene, polystyrene and polypropylene containing extra ingredients and are tested to degrade or biodegrade in the open environment. Oxo-biodegradable plastic bags are extensively used owing to its characteristics such as light in weight and easy to disposable. Also they offer following benefits such as better strength, heat resistant and long shelf life. Oxo-biodegradable plastic bags are use in various end-use industry such as food and beverage packaging, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and composting and textile. Due to increase in demand of ready-to-consume food & beverage, this segment is estimated to dominate the oxo-biodegradable bags market among the various other end user industries.

Global Oxo Biodegradable Bags Market: Drivers & Restraints

With the growth in environmental concerns, there is a continuous rise in consumer awareness towards the use of eco-friendly products. Thus, the customer preference towards eco-friendly clean substitutes from traditional synthetic products is anticipated to fuel the demand for oxo-biodegradable bags. Also, continuous growth in food & beverage and pharmaceutical industries helps in boosting the demand for oxo-biodegradable bags across the globe. Manufacturers of oxo-biodegradable bags have also introduced with oxo-biodegradable bags for a variety of market applications in customized sizes and colors. However, the sudden fluctuation in the cost of raw-materials involved in the manufacturing of oxo-biodegradable bags is the restraining factor for the growth of global oxo-biodegradable bags market. Some of the key trend observed in the global oxo-biodegradable bags market is strong R&D in reducing time period of biodegradation process, and implementing growth strategies while influencing manufacturers as well as customers to use oxo-biodegradable bags.

Global Oxo Biodegradable Bags Market: Segmentation

The global oxo biodegradable bags market is segmented on the basis of product type, material type and end user industry.

On the basis of product type, the global oxo biodegradable bags market is segmented into:

  • Flat Bags

  • T-Shirt Bags

  • Shopping/Carry Bags

  • Trash Bags

  • Gusseted Bags

On the basis of material type, the global oxo biodegradable bags market is segmented into:

  • Polyethylene (PE)

  • Polypropylene (PP)

  • Polystyrene (PS)

  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

On the basis of application type, the global oxo biodegradable bags market is segmented into:

  • Food and Beverage

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Packaging

  • Agriculture and Composting

  • Textile

  • Others

Global Oxo Biodegradable Bags Market: Regional Overview

Geographically, the global oxo biodegradable bags market is segmented into seven regions, namely North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ), Japan and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Compared to other regions, the global oxo-biodegradable bags market in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to show an exponential growth over the forecast period. Rise in urbanization leading increased environmental concerns in the developing economies like India & China is a major reason for switching towards oxo-biodegradable packaging in the Asia-Pacific region. North America and Europe region are the mature markets for oxo-biodegradable bags as a result of to the implementation of strict guidelines and regulations in accordance with environment safety. Middle-East and Africa are expected to show favorable growth in demand oxo-biodegradable bags on account of an increased in the manufacturing sector. Overall, Oxo-biodegradable bags market is expected to grow at a healthy CAGR globally over the forecast period.

Global Oxo Biodegradable Bags Market: Key Players

Some of the key players that operate in theglobal oxo biodegradable bags market across the globe are Biopac India Corporation Ltd., Smurfit Kappa Group, Mondi Group, BASF SE, WestRock Company, Georgia-Pacific., Metabolix, Inc., Cereplast Inc.

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