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Global Bioplastics market to grow at a CAGR of 22.4 percent by 2018

Global Bioplastics Market 2014-2018 is a new market research publication announced by Reportstack. Bioplastics are a type a biodegradable plastic derived from renewable sources such as vegetable oil, potatoes, rice, tapioca, pea starch, corn starch, wheat and other grains, sugar cane, and cellulose from wood strands. They are also known as organic plastics because they are derived from sustainable sources. There are different types of bioplastics: polymers that are directly extracted from biomass and processed; polymers that are made of bio-based precursors (polylactic acid or PLA); and polymers by bacteria (PHA and PHBs). Bioplastics are different from conventional plastics and can be used in the manufacturing of various products such as tools, bags, beds, furniture, carpets, films, bottles, cups, and other packaging materials. Further, they can reduce CO2 emissions by 30-70 percent in comparison with conventional plastics.

The analysts forecast that the Global Bioplastics market to grow at a CAGR of 22.4 percent over the period 2013-2018. The Global Bioplastics market can be segmented into five segments: Packaging and Consumer Goods, Horticulture and Agriculture, Medical Application, Automotive and Electronics, and Others.

The report Global Bioplastics Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Bioplastics market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Regions

• Americas

• APAC

• EMEA

Key Vendors

• Arkema

• BASF

• NatureWorks

• Novamont

• Plantic Technologies

Other Prominent Vendors

 • BioMatera

• Dow Chemical

• EBM Biodegradable Materials

• FKuR Kunststoff

• Metabolix

• Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings

• Perstorp

• PHB Industrial

• Solvay

• Sphere

• Zhejiang Hangzhou Xinfu Pharmaceutical

To access full report with TOC, please visit Global Bioplastics Market 2014-2018.