The global polypropylene market size reached US$ 127.1 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 160.8 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% during 2023-2028.
Polypropylene (C3H6)n, also known as polypropene, is a flexible and crystalline thermoplastic resin obtained by the polymerization reaction of propylene gas and a catalyst. It provides resistance against chemicals, heat, and extreme temperatures, which makes it safe to design plastic casings in electrical appliances, cables, and piping systems. Additionally, its flexible strength and resistance to moisture, bacteria, mold, and chemical corrosion make it ideal for medical applications, especially sterilization methods. At present, it is widely used in injection molding applications as (C3H6)n is easily molded into different shapes without altering the original product quality.
Polypropylene Market Trends:
The growing global population is increasing the sales of electrical appliances. This is positively influencing the need for (C3H6)n due to its excellent dielectric strength, insulating properties, and arc resistance. In addition, the widespread adoption of (C3H6)n in the automotive industry to manufacture lightweight, energy-efficient, and cost-effective vehicles is contributing to the market growth. In line with this, the growing concerns about the harmful emissions from conventional automobiles and the shifting consumer preference toward electric and hybrid electric vehicles (EV/HEVs) are catalyzing the demand for (C3H6)n. Apart from this, the emerging trend of online shopping and food ordering is driving the need for effective packaging materials made with (C3H6)n due to its low density, durability, and heat resistance properties. (C3H6)n minimizes food deterioration and retains the authentic flavor as it resists moisture. Consequently, it is increasingly being utilization in the food and beverage (F&B) industry for effective packaging. Furthermore, the rising prevalence of infectious diseases is catalyzing the demand for (C3H6)n in the healthcare industry for manufacturing safety kits, such as medical masks and gowns. Moreover, the growing use of (C3H6)n in various construction applications, such as air and moisture barrier membranes, carpet textiles, piping systems, and insulating building wraps, is expected to drive the market.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global polypropylene market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on type, process, application and end user.
Breakup by Type:
Breakup by Process:
- Injection Molding
- Blow Molding
Breakup by Application:
- Film and Sheet
Breakup by End User:
- Building and Construction
- Electrical and Electronics
Breakup by Region:
- North America
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being BASF SE, China Petrochemical Corporation, Daelim Co. Ltd, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Formosa Plastics Corporation, HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL), INEOS, LG Chem Ltd., LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabian Oil Co.), Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., TotalEnergies SE, Trinseo PLC and Westlake Corporation.
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||Type, Process, Application, End User, Region
|| Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
||BASF SE, China Petrochemical Corporation, Daelim Co. Ltd, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Formosa Plastics Corporation, HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL), INEOS, LG Chem Ltd., LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabian Oil Co.), Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., TotalEnergies SE, Trinseo PLC and Westlake Corporation.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global polypropylene market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global polypropylene market?
- What are the key regional markets?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the type?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the process?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the application?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the end user?
- What are the various stages in the value chain of the industry?
- What are the key driving factors and challenges in the industry?
- What is the structure of the global polypropylene market and who are the key players?
- What is the degree of competition in the industry?