DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.
Biodegradable materials are materials that are readily decomposed by the action of microorganisms. Biodegradable packaging differs from conventional non-degradable packaging in terms of raw materials, production technology, applications, and composting. Biodegradable materials such as bio-plastic and paper are widely used in packaging applications because of their sustainable nature, material properties, and appearance. Biodegradable packaging materials are used in all levels of packaging including primary, secondary and tertiary packaging.
The analysts forecast the Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials market to grow at a CAGR of 10.53 percent over the period 2013-2018.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials market for the period 2014-2018. The report provides data on the following segments of the Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials market based on product type, application, and geography.
The report, the Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC region, Europe, North America, and the ROW; it also covers the Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
One of the emerging trends in the market is the market growth and expansion through alliances, joint ventures, and acquisitions. Market players are expanding their geographical reach and product portfolios to gain a competitive position in the market.
According to the report, the demand for biodegradable packaging materials is expected to surge because of the increase in consumer demand for biodegradable packaging. Growing consumer awareness and the adoption of biodegradable materials for packaging applications by retail outlets has a favorable influence on the Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials market.
Further, the report states that the lack of sophisticated technology to support the substitution of biodegradable plastics instead of traditional petroleum-based plastics is a major restraint for the Global Biodegradable Packaging Materials market.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
Key Topics Covered:
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
04. Market Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
07. Market Segmentation by Product
08. Market Segmentation by Application
09. Market Segmentation by Product Type
10. Global Bio-plastic Packaging Materials by Product Type
11. Global Paper Packaging Materials Market by Product Type
12. Bio-plastics: Geographical Segmentation
13. Paper Packaging Materials market: Geographical Segmentation
14. Key Leading Countries
15. Buying Criteria
16. Market Growth Drivers
17. Drivers and their Impact
18. Market Challenges
19. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
20. Market Trends
21. Trends and their Impact
22. Vendor Landscape
23. Key Vendor Analysis
24. Other Reports in this Series
- Clearwater Paper
- Hood Packaging
- International Paper
- OJI Holding
- Smurfit Kappa Group
- Stora Enso Oyj
- The Mayr-Melnhof Group
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