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Portugal: Plastic Box Market Overview 2021

Plastic Box Market Size in Portugal

In 2020, the Portuguese plastic box market increased by X% to $X, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. In general, consumption continues to indicate mild growth. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Plastic Box Production in Portugal

In value terms, plastic box production declined to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Plastic box production peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, production failed to regain the momentum.

Plastic Box Exports

Exports from Portugal

In 2020, shipments abroad of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. In general, exports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, plastic box exports reduced markedly to $X in 2020. Overall, exports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Spain (X tonnes) was the main destination for plastic box exports from Portugal, with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, plastic box exports to Spain exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, the Netherlands (X tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Germany (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume to Spain amounted to -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Netherlands (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

In value terms, Spain ($X) remains the key foreign market for plastic box exports from Portugal, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Spain stood at -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Netherlands (+X% per year) and France (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average plastic box export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Angola ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Turkey ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Italy, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Plastic Box Imports

Imports into Portugal

In 2020, approx. X tonnes of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles were imported into Portugal; picking up by X% against the year before. Over the period under review, total imports indicated pronounced growth from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2017 indices. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, plastic box imports expanded rapidly to $X in 2020. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the peak figure in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Spain (X tonnes) constituted the largest plastic box supplier to Portugal, accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, plastic box imports from Spain exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, France (X tonnes), sixfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Germany (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Spain totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: France (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

In value terms, Spain ($X) constituted the largest supplier of plastic box to Portugal, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Spain totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: France (-X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average plastic box import price amounted to $X per tonne, falling by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price showed a mild decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2009 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($X per tonne), while the price for Turkey ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Netherlands, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of plastic box consumption in 2020 were China (4M tonnes), the U.S. (2.1M tonnes) and Japan (962K tonnes), with a combined 38% share of global consumption. Indonesia, Nigeria, Germany, Turkey, India, Bangladesh, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 27%.
What are the largest producers of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of plastic box production in 2020 were China (4.3M tonnes), the U.S. (2.2M tonnes) and Japan (959K tonnes), with a combined 40% share of global production. These countries were followed by Indonesia, Germany, Nigeria, Turkey, India, Bangladesh, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland and Iran, which together accounted for a further 27%.
What are the leading suppliers of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles to Portugal?
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In value terms, Spain ($45M) constituted the largest supplier of plastic box to Portugal, comprising 61% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by France ($8.4M), with a 12% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 8% share.
What are the leading importers of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles from Portugal?
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In value terms, Spain ($7.8M) remains the key foreign market for plastic box exports from Portugal, comprising 37% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the Netherlands ($2.8M), with a 13% share of total exports. It was followed by France, with a 10% share.
What is the average export price for plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in Portugal?
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The average plastic box export price stood at $3,030 per tonne in 2020, surging by 33% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in Portugal?
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In 2020, the average plastic box import price amounted to $2,774 per tonne, falling by -20.3% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 22221300 - Plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar articles for the conveyance or packing of goods

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the plastic box market in Portugal. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• Portugal

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Portugal
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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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 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
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

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

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 Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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