Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

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Starch blended biodegradable polymers are formed by combining starch and synthetic polymers. Currently, starch based polymers represent the second largest category of biodegradable polymers. These polymers are crystalline in nature, reasonably easy to process and may have starch content ranging from 10% to greater than 90%. In recent years, starch-based biodegradable polymers have gained prominence to a great extent. The lower price and greater availability of starch coupled with its environment-friendly profile has made it as a viable alternative to polymers based on petrochemicals.

According to IMARC Group’s recently published report titled “Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023, the global starch blended biodegradable polymer market is currently being driven by the expanding applications of these polymers in various industries such as food, packaging, agriculture, etc. Furthermore, the prices of these products have been declining continuously over the past several years making them competitive compared to synthetic polymers. According to the report, the consumption of starch based polymers has grown at a CAGR of around 16% during 2010-2017. The report provides a comprehensive insight into the industry including its market break-up by region, market breakup by end-uses, value chain analysis, key players and market outlook. The report also gives an insight into the manufacturing process of starch blended biodegradable polymers covering key success and risk factors for manufacturers, manufacturing process flow, the reactions involved, raw materials and their requirements, etc.

starch blended biodegradable polymers market

The report has segmented the global starch blended biodegradable polymer market on the basis of end-use. Bags and sacks currently represent the biggest end-use industry accounting for the majority of the total market. Bags and sacks are followed by loose fill and packaging. The report has also segmented the market according to its key regions and finds that Western Europe currently represents the largest market accounting for the majority of the total global share. Western Europe is followed by Asia-Pacific and North America. The report has also analysed the key players operating in the global starch blended biodegradable polymer market which include Novamont, Rodenberg, Wuhan Huali Environment Protection Sci. & Technology CO.Ltd, Livan, Plantic Technologies, BIOP, Biograde, Japan Corn Starch, Biotec and BASF.

The essential aspects of the global starch blended biodegradable polymer market evaluated in the report include:

  • Market trends
  • Major regions
  • Key application areas
  • Key manufacturers
  • Price trends
  • Raw material requirements
  • Chemical reactions involved in the manufacturing process
  • Value chain analysis
  • Market trends for major feedstocks
  • Price trends for major feedstocks
  • Key regions for major feedstocks
  • Key application areas for major feedstocks
  • Key players for major feedstocks     

1    Preface
2    Scope and Methodology

   2.1    Objectives of the Study
   2.2    Stakeholders
   2.3    Data Sources
           2.3.1    Primary Sources
           2.3.2    Secondary Sources
   2.4    Market Estimation
           2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
           2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
   2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3    Executive Summary
4  Introduction

   4.1    Overview
   4.2     Properties
            4.2.1    Chemical and Physical Properties
            4.2.2    Mechanical and Thermal Properties
5  Global Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Industry
   5.1    Market Overview
   5.2    Market Performance
             5.2.1    Volume Trends
             5.2.2    Value Trends
   5.3    Price Trends
   5.4    Market Forecast
   5.5    SWOT Analysis
             5.5.1    Strengths
             5.5.2    Weaknesses
             5.5.3    Opportunities
             5.5.4    Threats
   5.6    Value Chain Analysis
             5.6.1    Overview
             5.6.2    Research and Development
             5.6.3    Raw Material Procurement
             5.6.4    Manufacturing
             5.6.5    Marketing
             5.6.6    Distribution
             5.6.7    End-Use
   5.8    Product Pricing and Margin Analysis
   5.9    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
             5.9.1    Overview
             5.9.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
             5.9.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
             5.9.4    Degree of Competition
             5.9.5    Threat of New Entrants
             5.9.6    Threat of Substitutes
   5.10   Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
6    Performance of Key Regions
   6.1    Western Europe
   6.2    North America
   6.3    Asia Pacific
   6.4    Others          
7    Market By Polymer Type
   7.1    Biodegradable Starch
   7.2    Durable Starch 
8    Market by End Uses       
   8.1    Flexible Packaging
   8.2    Agriculture and Horticulture
   8.3    Rigid Packaging 
   8.4    Consumer Goods
   8.5    Others 
 9  Competitive Landscape
   9.1    Market Structure
   9.2    Key Players
   9.3    Key Player Profiles
            9.3.1    Novamont S.p.A.
            9.3.2    Rodenberg
            9.3.3    Wuhan Huali 
            9.3.4    Nihon Cornstarch Corporation
            9.3.5    Plantic Technologies
            9.3.6    DuPont
            9.3.7    BASF 
            9.3.8    Lactel Absorbable Polymers
            9.3.9    Balson Industries
            9.3.10   Tryeco
10  Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Manufacturing Process
   10.1   Product Overview
   10.2   Chemical Reactions Involved
   10.3   Detailed Process Flow
   10.4   Raw Material Requirements
   10.5   Mass Balance and Feedstock Conversion Rate  
11  Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer: Feedstock Analysis             
   11.1   Starch
            11.1.1   Market Performance
               11.1.1.1    Volume Trends
               11.1.1.2    Value Trends
            11.1.2   Price Trends
            11.1.3   Market Breakup by Region
            11.1.4   Market Breakup by Application
   11.2   Ethyl Acrylic Acid Copolymer
            11.2.1    Market Performance
               11.2.1.1    Volume Trends
               11.2.1.2    Value Trends
            11.2.2    Price Trends
            11.2.3    Market Breakup by Region
            11.2.4    Market Breakup by Application
   11.3   Linear Low Density Polyethylene 
            11.3.1    Market Performance
               11.3.1.1    Volume Trends
               11.3.1.2    Value Trends
            11.3.2    Price Trends
            11.3.3    Market Breakup by Region
            11.3.4    Market Breakup by Application

 

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Industry Overview
Figure 2: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 3: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Value Trends (in Million US$), 2010-2017
Figure 4: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Price Trends (in US$/Ton), 2010-2017
Figure 5: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2018-2023
Figure 6: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market Forecast: Value Trends (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Figure 7: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market Forecast: Price Trends (in US$/Ton), 2018-2023
Figure 8: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 9: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 10: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Industry: Profit Margins at Various Levels of the Supply Chain
Figure 11: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 12: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 13: Western Europe: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market (in Million Tons), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 14: North America: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market (in Million Tons), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 15: Asia Pacific: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market (in Million Tons), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 16: Others: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market (in Million Tons), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 17: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Flexible Packaging (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 18: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Agriculture and Horticulture (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 19: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Rigid Packaging (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 20: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Consumer Goods (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 21: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Building and Construction (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 22: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Others (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 23: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Bio Degradable Starch (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 24: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Durable Starch (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 25: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Market Share of Key Players (in %), 2017
Figure 26: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Manufacturing: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 27: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Manufacturing: Conversion Rate of Feedstocks
Figure 28: Global: Starch Market: Production Volume Trend (in ‘000 Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 29: Global: Starch Market: Value Trend (in Million US$), 2010-2017
Figure 30: Global: Starch Market: Price Trend (in US$/Ton), 2010-2017
Figure 31: Global: Starch Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 32: Global: Starch Market: Breakup by Application (in %), 2017
Figure 33: Global: Ethyl Acrylic Acid Copolymer Market: Production Volume Trend (in ‘000 Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 34: Global: Ethyl Acrylic Acid Copolymer Market: Value Trend (in Million US$), 2010-2017
Figure 35: Global: Ethyl Acrylic Acid Copolymer Market: Price Trend (in US$/Ton), 2010-2017
Figure 36: Global: Ethyl Acrylic Acid Copolymer Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 37: Global: Ethyl Acrylic Acid Copolymer Market: Breakup by End Uses (in %), 2017
Figure 38: Global: Linear Low Density Polyethylene Market: Production Volume Trend (in ‘000 Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 39: Global: Linear Low Density Polyethylene Market: Value Trend (in Million US$), 2010-2017
Figure 40: Global: Linear Low Density Polyethylene Market: Price Trend (in US$/Ton), 2010-2017
Figure 41: Global: Linear Low Density Polyethylene Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 42: Global: Linear Low Density Polyethylene Market: Breakup by End Uses (in %), 2017


List of Tables

Table 1: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer: Physical Properties
Table 2: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer: Chemical Properties
Table 3: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 4: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market Forecast: Breakup by Region, 2018-2023
Table 5: Global: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Market Forecast: Breakup by End Uses (in Million US$), 2018-2023
Table 8: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Manufacturing: Raw Materials Required
Table 9: Starch Blended Biodegradable Polymer Manufacturing: Chemical Reactions Involved
Table 10: Global: Starch Market: Key Suppliers
Table 11: Global: Ethyl Acrylic Acid Copolymer Market: Key Suppliers
Table 12: Global: Linear Low Density Polyethylene Market: Key Suppliers


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