Plastic Bag Market - U.S. Plastic Bag Imports Climb, Fueled By Strong Supply from China and Canada

Plastics July 08, 2016
U.S. Plastic Bag Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025

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The U.S. is the leader in global imports of plastic bags, accounting for an •••% share (based on USD). It was followed by Japan (•••%), Germany (•••%), and the UK (•••%). In 2015, U.S. imports on the plastic bag market totaled ••• million USD, which was ••• million USD (•••%) higher than the year before. A significant drop in 2009 was followed by robust growth through to 2015, with an average annual increase of +•••% from 2010 to 2015. In 2012, U.S. plastic bag imports surpassed their pre-recession level of 2008.

Supported by healthy growth rates, the U.S. remains one of the most attractive destinations for overseas suppliers.

China was the main supplier of plastic bags into the U.S., with a •••% share of total U.S. imports in 2015, based on USD. It was distantly followed by Canada (•••%) and Mexico (•••%). Imports from China grew by +•••% per year from 2007 to 2015; however, Mexico was the fastest growing supplier (+•••% per year), while Canada remained relatively stable. Consequently, China strengthened its position in the U.S. import structure by +••• percentage point from 2007 to 2015, and Mexico gained +••• percentage points. Meanwhile, Canada saw its share reduced by -••• percentage points over the same period.

From 2007 to 2015, the U.S. was a net importer of plastic bags. However, exports grew slightly faster than imports on average over the period under review. Net US imports of plastic bags went generally in line with imports, declining in 2009 and then increasing gradually till the end of the period. In 2015, this industry ran a trade deficit of almost ••• billion USD.

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  • plastic bag market share
  • plastic bag prices
  • plastic bag industry
  • plastic bag sales
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  • plastic bag price forecast
  • key plastic bag producers

Source: U.S. Plastic Bag Market. Analysis And Forecast to •••

Product coverage:
Single-web film specialty bags, pouches, and liners; Multiweb film/film combination specialty bags, pouches, and liners; Plastics bag manufacturing, nsk, total

The report provides on a detailed survey of the U.S. plastic bag market. It outlines the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. In addition, the report contains insightful information about the industry, including industry life cycle, business locations, productivity, employment and many other crucial aspects. The Company Profiles section contains actual data on the leading players in the industry.

Countries coverage: the U.S.

Companies mentioned:
Flexcon Company,
AEP Industries Inc.,
Klockner Pentaplast of America,
Reynolds Presto Products,
Ampac Holdings,
The Bryce Corporation,
Rjf International Corporation,
Mitsubishi Polyester Film,
Tredegar Corporation,
Inteplast Group,
Poly-America,
Hilex Poly Co.,
Toray Plastics (america),
Tegrant Corporation,
Congoleum Corporation,
Transilwrap Company,
Primex Plastics Corporation,
Scholle Corporation,
GSE Holding,
Taghleef Industries,
Clopay Corporation,
Formosa Utility Venture,
Tredegar Film Products Corporation,
Du Pont Teijin Films U.S. Limited Partnership,
The Glad Products Company,
Liqui-Box Corporation,
Mastic Home Exteriors,
Essentra Holdings Corp,
Pliant,
Consolidated Container Holdings,
Novolex Holdings

Data coverage:
• Plastic bag market size;
• Plastic bag production, value of shipments;
• Key market players and their profiles;
• Exports, imports and trade balance;
• Import and export prices;
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term;
• Key industry statistics;
• Life cycle of the plastic bag industry;
• Number of establishments and their locations;
• Employment data;
• Plastic bag industry productivity.

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In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues

1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion

While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION
MAKING DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS
1.1 REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3 DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4 GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS

2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
A QUICK OVERVIEW OF MARKET PERFORMANCE
2.1 KEY FINDINGS
2.2 MARKET TRENDS

3. MARKET OVERVIEW
UNDERSTANDING THE CURRENT STATE OF THE MARKET AND ITS PROSPECTS
3.1 MARKET SIZE
3.2 MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3 TRADE BALANCE
3.4 PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5 MARKET FORECAST TO 2025

4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS
FINDING NEW PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
NOTE: THIS CHAPTER IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR PROFESSIONAL EDITION
4.1 TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2 BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS WORLDWIDE
4.3 MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT WORLDWIDE
4.4 MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5 MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT

5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES
CHOOSING THE BEST COUNTRIES TO ESTABLISH YOUR SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN
NOTE: THIS CHAPTER IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR PROFESSIONAL EDITION
5.1 TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2 TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3 TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4 LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES

6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS
CHOOSING THE BEST COUNTRIES TO BOOST YOUR EXPORTS
NOTE: THIS CHAPTER IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR PROFESSIONAL EDITION
6.1 TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2 TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3 UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4 TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5 MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS

7. PRODUCTION
THE LATEST TRENDS AND INSIGHTS INTO THE INDUSTRY
7.1 PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE

8. IMPORTS
THE LARGEST IMPORTERS ON THE MARKET AND HOW THEY SUCCEED
8.1 IMPORTS FROM 2007–2017
8.2 IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3 IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY

9. EXPORTS
THE LARGEST EXPORTERS ON THE MARKET AND HOW THEY SUCCEED
9.1 EXPORTS FROM 2007–2017
9.2 EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3 EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY

10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS
THE LARGEST PRODUCERS ON THE MARKET AND THEIR PROFILES
NOTE: THIS CHAPTER IS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR PROFESSIONAL EDITION

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Key Findings In 2017
Table 2: Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Table 3: Market Value, 2007–2017
Table 4: Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2017
Table 5: Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 6: Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 7: Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2017
Table 8: Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 9: Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Table 10: Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2017

LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 2: Market Value, 2007–2017
Figure 3: Market Structure – Domestic Supply Vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2017
Figure 4: Market Structure – Domestic Supply Vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2017
Figure 5: Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2017
Figure 6: Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2017
Figure 7: Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2017
Figure 8: Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9: Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10: Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11: Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12: Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13: Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14: Exports And Growth
Figure 15: Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16: Market Size And Growth
Figure 17: Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18: Imports And Growth
Figure 19: Import Prices
Figure 20: Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 21: Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 22: Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 23: Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 24: Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2017
Figure 25: Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 26: Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 27: Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2017
Figure 28: Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 29: Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2017
Figure 30: Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2017
Figure 31: Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 32: Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2017
Figure 33: Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2017