In 2009, the consumption of plastic pipes decreased, due to the influence of the world financial crisis. As a consequence, the production decreased as well. The shrinkage of the market is connected mainly with problems in the construction industry: a decrease in the volume of building, .freezing. of the old and absence of new construction projects. In 2009, the production decreased by 30%, compared to 2008. The pre-crisis growth levels were 10-15% average per year. The main manufacturers are already noticing increasing of their capacities to the pre-crisis levels. As a consequence, in the upcoming 2 years, a complete restoration of the market is expected.