Which Country Exports the Most Plastic Self-Adhesive Plates in the World?

Plastics May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

In 2016, the amount of plastic self-adhesive plate exported worldwide amounted to 2.9M tonnes, picking up by 6% against the previous year level. Overall, it indicated a remarkable growth from 2007 to 2016: the total exports volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.8% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, plastic self-adhesive plate exports increased by +63.1% against its level of 2009. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when export increased by 25% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global plastic self-adhesive plate exports reached its maximum volume in 2016, and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, plastic self-adhesive plate exports amounted to $19B in 2016. Overall, it indicated a strong increase from 2007 to 2016: the total exports value increased at an average annual rate of +4.8% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, plastic self-adhesive plate exports decreased by -10.2% against its level of 2014. Global plastic self-adhesive plate export peaked of $21B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Plastic Self-Adhesive Plate Exporting Countries in the World

1. China (2.7 billion USD)

2. USA (2.7 billion USD)

3. Germany (2.5 billion USD)

4. Japan (2.2 billion USD)

5. South Korea (1.5 billion USD)

6. Italy (1.1 billion USD)

7. France (0.6 billion USD)

8. Belgium (0.5 billion USD)

9. United Kingdom (0.5 billion USD)

10. Poland (0.3 billion USD)

11. Luxembourg (0.2 billion USD)

12. Malaysia (0.2 billion USD)

Plastic Self-Adhesive Plate Exports By Country

In 2016, China (771K tonnes), distantly followed by the U.S. (404K tonnes), Germany (295K tonnes), and Italy (274K tonnes) were the major exporters of plastic self-adhesive plate, together creating 61% of total exports. South Korea (115K tonnes), France (96K tonnes), Japan (93K tonnes), Malaysia (67K tonnes), Belgium (65K tonnes), the UK (62K tonnes), Luxembourg (62K tonnes), and Poland (59K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of plastic self-adhesive plate exports, among the main exporting countries, was attained by Poland (+24.9% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($2.7B), the U.S. ($2.7B) and Germany ($2.5B) appeared as the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2016, together accounting for 42% of global exports.Japan, South Korea, Italy, France, Belgium, the UK, Poland, Luxembourg and Malaysia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 38%.

Poland (+19.9% per year) experienced the highest growth rate of plastic self-adhesive plate exports, in terms of the main exporting countries, over the last 9 years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Plastic Self-Adhesive Plate Export Prices By Country

The average plastic self-adhesive plate export price stood at $6,496 per tonne in 2016, shrinking by -8.3% against the previous year. Overall, plastic self-adhesive plate export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011, when export increased by 6% against the previous year level. Global plastic self-adhesive plate export peaked of $7,957 per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Export prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest export prices was Japan ($24 per kg), while Malaysia ($2,541 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of plastic self-adhesive plate export prices was attained by South Korea (+5.5% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 3919 - Self-adhesive plates, sheets, film, foil, tape, strip and other flat shapes, of plastics, whether or not in rolls.

Source: World: Plastic Self-Adhesive Plates, Sheets And Other Flat Shapes - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025