Statistics Market statistics Production capacities


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Production capacities

The production capacities were established based on extensive research and primary data obtained from bioplastics manufacturers. Adjustments were made to the data in order to avoid double counts (for example, a biopolymer produced and further processed to become a polymer blend) or to take into consideration start-up ramps in new facilities. To learn more about the methodology taken, please go to that particular section in the menu.


Global biopolymer production capacity0.1 MiB

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