The Future of High Performance Plastics to 2019
Global high-performance plastics consumption is projected to reach 749,000 tonnes in 2014 with a value of approximately $12.2 billion. High-performance plastics are a relatively small market, representing less than 1% of total plastics consumption, but are growing at a faster rate than the plastics market as a whole. The Future of High Performance Plastics to 2019 provides exclusive data and analysis showing how consumption is forecast to grow during the period 2014--19 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7% to 987,000 tonnes and a value of $16.0 billion, using exclusive data and analysis.
Smithers Rapra's in-house primary research - supported by extensive industry data - underpins both our appraisal of existing market conditions and our forecasting. Primary research involved interviews with industry personnel from across the value chain, including leading suppliers, manufacturers and end users. Discussions with industry influencers supplemented this research. Secondary research was based on an extensive literature review of market and company reports, magazine and journal abstracts, packaging trends, market information and Smithers Rapra's conference papers augments our findings.