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World - Plastic Boxes, Cases, Crates And Similar Packing Articles - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Global Plastic Box Market Overview 2020

Plastic Box Market Size

For the third consecutive year, the global plastic box market recorded growth in sales value, which increased by X% to $X in 2019. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. Global consumption peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Plastic Box Production

In value terms, plastic box production reached $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global production attained the peak level in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

Production By Country

The country with the largest volume of plastic box production was China (X tonnes), accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, plastic box production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (X tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Japan (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in China totaled +X%. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: the U.S. (+X% per year) and Japan (+X% per year).

Plastic Box Exports

Exports

In 2019, shipments abroad of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2015, thus ending a three-year rising trend. Overall, total exports indicated pronounced growth from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Global exports peaked at X tonnes in 2018, and then declined in the following year.

In value terms, plastic box exports shrank slightly to $X in 2019. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Global exports peaked at $X in 2018, and then shrank slightly in the following year.

Exports by Country

In 2019, the U.S. (X tonnes), followed by China (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes), France (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) were the largest exporters of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles, together mixing up X% of total exports. South Korea (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes), Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes), Turkey (X tonnes) and Italy (X tonnes) took a little share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Turkey, while exports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest plastic box supplying countries worldwide were the U.S. ($X), China ($X) and Germany ($X), with a combined X% share of global exports. These countries were followed by France, Poland, South Korea, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Chinese, Spain, Belgium, Italy and Turkey, which together accounted for a further X recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average plastic box export price amounted to $X per tonne, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was China ($X per tonne), while Turkey ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Plastic Box Imports

Imports

In 2019, after two years of decline, there was significant growth in overseas purchases of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles, when their volume increased by X% to X tonnes. Overall, total imports indicated temperate growth from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, global imports reached the maximum at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, plastic box imports stood at $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Global imports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

Mexico was the largest importer of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in the world, with the volume of imports resulting at X tonnes, which was near X% of total imports in 2019. The U.S. (X tonnes) occupied the second position in the ranking, followed by Germany (X tonnes) and France (X tonnes). All these countries together occupied approx. X% share of total imports. The following importers - the Netherlands (X tonnes), South Korea (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes), the UK (X tonnes), China (X tonnes), Poland (X tonnes) and Spain (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

Mexico was also the fastest-growing in terms of the plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles imports, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007 to 2019. At the same time, South Korea (+X%), China (+X%), Canada (+X%), Poland (+X%), Germany (+X%), Belgium (+X%), the Netherlands (+X%) and the UK (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Spain and France experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, the U.S. (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Mexico (+X p.p.), South Korea (+X p.p.) and Germany (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the global imports from 2007-2019, the share of the U.S. (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Mexico ($X), the U.S. ($X) and Germany ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2019, with a combined X% share of global imports. These countries were followed by France, the Netherlands, South Korea, Canada, China, Belgium, the UK, Poland and Spain, which together accounted for a further X the main importing countries, Poland recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average plastic box import price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, waning by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price recorded a mild descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was China ($X per tonne), while Mexico ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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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China (4.1M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of plastic box consumption, accounting for 22% of total volume. Moreover, plastic box consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (1.7M tonnes), twofold. Mexico (1.3M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 7.2% share.
What are the largest producers of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in the world?
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China (4.3M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of plastic box production, comprising approx. 25% of total volume. Moreover, plastic box production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (1.9M tonnes), twofold. Japan (1.1M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 6.2% share.
What are the leading exporters of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in the world?
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In value terms, the largest plastic box supplying countries worldwide were the U.S. ($1.7B), China ($1.4B) and Germany ($1.2B), together accounting for 37% of global exports. France, Poland, South Korea, the Netherlands, Taiwan, Chinese, Spain, Belgium, Italy and Turkey lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 34%.
What are the leading importers of plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in the world?
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In value terms, the largest plastic box importing markets worldwide were Mexico ($1.2B), the U.S. ($1.1B) and Germany ($741M), together accounting for 27% of global imports. These countries were followed by France, the Netherlands, South Korea, Canada, China, Belgium, the UK, Poland and Spain, which together accounted for a further 35%.
What is the average export price for plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in the world?
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The average plastic box export price stood at $3,536 per tonne in 2019, picking up by 12% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for plastic boxes, cases, crates and similar packing articles in the world?
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The average plastic box import price stood at $2,611 per tonne in 2019, falling by -13.1% 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 global plastic box market. 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.



Data coverage:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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