Global Natural Polymers Market 2018-2022 - Increase in Use of Natural Polymers Over Synthetic Polymers to Boost Demand - Technavio
Aug. 28, 2018
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 28, 2018-- analysts forecast the global natural polymers market to grow at a CAGR of over 5% during the forecast period, according to their latest market research report.
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Technavio has published a new market research report on the global natural polymers market from 2018-2022. (Photo: Business Wire)
The continuous development of new products is one of the major trends being witnessed in the . Players in the market are investing heavily in R&D to develop new products. Product development by some of the vendors will also encourage other vendors to come up with innovative products to remain competitive in the market.
According to Technavio analysts, one of the key factors contributing to the growth of the global natural polymers market is the increase in the use of natural polymers over synthetic polymers:
Global natural polymers market: Increase in the use of natural polymers over synthetic polymers
Natural polymers are preferred over synthetic polymers due to their adverse effects on the atmosphere and on human beings. They are polysaccharides that are derived from plant and animal sources and biocompatible and do not have any side effects. Natural polymers are produced through biological processes, whereas synthetic polymers are produced using chemicals processes. The adoption of natural polymers in end-user industries such as pharmacy and food and beverage is high in comparison to synthetic polymers.
According to a senior analyst at Technavio for research on plastics, polymers, and elastomers, “Natural polymers are non-toxic as they are carbohydrates in nature and composed of repeating monosaccharide units. Moreover, the production cost of natural polymers is low as the raw materials are available at low prices. As natural polymers have applications in many industries, they are produced in large quantities. Hence, natural polymers are more widely available than synthetic polymers. These factors are likely to drive the market.”
Global natural polymers market: Segmentation analysis
The global natural polymers market research report provides market segmentation by product (cellulose ethers, natural gums, starch and fermentation polymers, and protein-based polymers) and by region (the Americas, EMEA, and APAC). It provides an in-depth analysis of the prominent factors influencing the market, including drivers, opportunities, trends, and industry-specific challenges.
The cellulose ethers segment held the largest market share in 2017, accounting for nearly 37% of the market. This product segment is expected to dominate the global market throughout the forecast period.
The Americas led the market in 2017 with a market share of nearly 45%. This region is expected to dominate the market through 2022, however, there will be a decrease in its market share by nearly 2%.
Technavio’s sample reports are free of charge and contain multiple sections of the report such as the market size and forecast, drivers, challenges, trends, and more.
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Market SizingMarket definition Market size and forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Geographical SegmentationRegional comparison Key leading countries
Vendor LandscapeVendors covered Vendor classification Market positioning of vendors Competitive scenario
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