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Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Size 2021 Analysis By Worldwide Industry Trends, Share, Gross Margin, Future Demand, Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecast by Top Leading Players till 2025


Global “Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market research report is an overview of the global market with a prime focus on factors affecting the market growth. It also provides an all-encompassing analysis of the key competitors with their strategies and the business landscape. The report is a comprehensive analysis containing key information on Polylactic Acid (PLA) market share, major segments, and regional analysis. Report studies key growth factors, recent developments, latest trends, market size estimates, and projections for the future.

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Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Scope:

  • Polylactic acid (PLA) is an aliphatic polyester made up of lactic acid (2-hydroxy propionic acid) building blocks. It is also a biodegradable and compostable thermoplastic derived from renewable plant sources, such as starch and sugar. PLA can be processed through different production lines including injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming or extrusion, and further used to produce various items such as plastic films, bottles, and biodegradable medical devices.
  • Polylactic Acid (PLA) industry is a sunrise industry, breakpoint for blooming is coming. However, due to technical barrier and the risk of uncertain breakpoint of downstream demand, the manufacture end has very high concentration with NatureWorks’ accounting for largest share of 76.81% in 2017.
  • The leading companies, such as NatureWorks, have gained good reputation from customers, Although Chinese manufacturers are enlarging the market share through releasing more capacity, the country is still puzzled by the low-end Polylactic Acid (PLA). It is necessary for Chinese manufacturers to improve their technology to provide high performance products to customers.
  • As for regions, USA is the largest production base of PLA definitely, followed by China, with 12.05% production market share in 2017. When considering the consumption level, USA is also the largest consumer. In 2017, about 74319 MT PLA was consumed in the region.
  • Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) market size will increase to 860 Million USD by 2025, from 560 Million USD in 2018, at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period. In this study, 2018 has been considered as the base year and 2019 to 2025 as the forecast period to estimate the market size for Polylactic Acid (PLA).

The report mainly studies the Polylactic Acid (PLA) market size, recent trends and development status, as well as investment opportunities, market dynamics (such as driving factors, restraining factors), and industry news (like mergers, acquisitions, and investments). Technological innovation and advancement will further optimize the performance of the product, making it more widely used in downstream applications. Moreover, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis (potential entrants, suppliers, substitutes, buyers, industry competitors) provides crucial information for knowing the Polylactic Acid (PLA) market.

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The major players in the market include:

  • NatureWorks
  • Synbra Technology
  • Teijin
  • Toray
  • Futerro
  • Toyobo
  • Sulzer
  • Uhde Inventa-Fischer
  • Hisun Biomaterials
  • Shanghai Tongjieliang
  • Jiuding Biological Engineering
  • Shenzhen Esun Industrial

The report identifies various key manufacturers of the market. It helps the reader understand the strategies and collaborations that players are focusing on combat competition in the market. The comprehensive report provides a significant microscopic look at the market. The reader can identify the footprints of the manufacturers by knowing about the global revenue of manufacturers, the global price of manufacturers, and production by manufacturers during the forecast period of 2015 to 2019.

On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into:

  • Poly(L-lactic)acid
  • Poly(D-lactic)acid
  • Poly(DL-lactic)acid

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On the basis of the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, consumption (sales), market share and growth rate for each application, including:

  • Food & Beverage Packaging
  • Serviceware
  • Electronics & Appliances
  • Medical & Hygiene
  • Other

Some of the key questions answered in this report:

  • What will the market growth rate, growth momentum or acceleration market carries during the forecast period?
  • Which are the key factors driving the Polylactic Acid (PLA) market?
  • What was the size of the emerging Polylactic Acid (PLA) market by value in 2019?
  • What will be the size of the emerging Polylactic Acid (PLA) market in 2026?
  • Which region is expected to hold the highest market share in the Polylactic Acid (PLA) market?
  • What trends, challenges and barriers will impact the development and sizing of the Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) market?
  • What are the sales volume, revenue, and price analysis of top manufacturers of the Polylactic Acid (PLA) market?
  • What are the Polylactic Acid (PLA) market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Industry?

The study objectives of the Polylactic Acid (PLA) market are:

  • To analyze and research the global Polylactic Acid (PLA) capacity, production, value, consumption, status and forecast;
  • To focus on the key Polylactic Acid (PLA) manufacturers and study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in next few years.
  • To focuses on the global key manufacturers, to define, describe and analyze the market competition landscape, SWOT analysis.
  • To define, describe, and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key region’s market potential and advantage, opportunity, and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market.
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market.
  • To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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Years considered for this report:

  • History Year: 2014-2018
  • Base Year: 2018
  • Estimated Year: 2019
  • Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Forecast Year 2019 to 2025

With tables and figures helping analyses worldwide Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) market trends, this research provides key statistics on the state of the industry and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the market.

Some Points from TOC:

1 Study Coverage
1.1 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Product
1.2 Key Market Segments in This Study
1.3 Key Manufacturers Covered
1.4 Market by Type
1.4.1 Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Size Growth Rate by Type
1.4.2 Type 1
1.4.3 Type 2
1.4.4 Type 3
1.4.5 Others
1.5 Market by Application
1.5.1 Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Size Growth Rate by Application
1.5.2 Application 1
1.5.3 Application 2
1.6 Study Objectives
1.7 Years Considered

2 Executive Summary
2.1 Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Size
2.1.1 Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Revenue 2014-2025
2.1.2 Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Production 2014-2025
2.2 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Growth Rate (CAGR) 2019-2025
2.3 Analysis of Competitive Landscape
2.3.1 Manufacturers Market Concentration Ratio (CR5 and HHI)
2.3.2 Key Polylactic Acid (PLA) Manufacturers Polylactic Acid (PLA) Manufacturing Base Distribution, Headquarters Manufacturers Polylactic Acid (PLA) Product Offered Date of Manufacturers Enter into Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market
2.4 Key Trends for Polylactic Acid (PLA) Markets & Products

3 Market Size by Manufacturers
3.1 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Production by Manufacturers
3.1.1 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Production by Manufacturers
3.1.2 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Production Market Share by Manufacturers
3.2 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Revenue by Manufacturers
3.2.1 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Revenue by Manufacturers (2014-2019)
3.2.2 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Revenue Share by Manufacturers (2014-2019)
3.3 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Price by Manufacturers
3.4 Mergers & Acquisitions, Expansion Plans

4 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Production by Regions
5 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Consumption by Regions
5.1 Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Consumption by Regions
5.2 North America
5.3 Europe
5.4 Asia Pacific
5.5 Central & South America
5.6 Middle East and Africa

6 Market Size by Type
7 Market Size by Application

8 Manufacturers Profiles
8.1 Company Profile 1
8.1.1 Company Profile 1 Company Details
8.1.2 Company Overview
8.1.3 Company Profile 1 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Production Revenue and Gross Margin (2014-2019)
8.1.4 Company Profile 1 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Product Description
8.1.5 Company Profile 1 Recent Development

8.2 Company Profile 2
8.2.1 Company Profile 2 Company Details
8.2.2 Company Overview
8.2.3 Company Profile 2 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Production Revenue and Gross Margin (2014-2019)
8.2.4 Company Profile 2 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Product Description
8.2.5 Company Profile 2 Recent Development

8.3 Company Profile 2
8.3.1 Company Profile 2 Company Details
8.3.2 Company Overview
8.3.3 Company Profile 2 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Production Revenue and Gross Margin (2014-2019)
8.3.4 Company Profile 2 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Product Description
8.3.5 Company Profile 2 Recent Development
11 Value Chain and Sales Channels Analysis
11.1 Value Chain Analysis
11.2 Sales Channels Analysis
11.2.1 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Sales Channels
11.2.2 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Distributors
11.3 Polylactic Acid (PLA) Customers

12 Market Opportunities & Challenges, Risks and Influences Factors Analysis
12.1 Market Opportunities and Drivers
12.2 Market Challenges
12.3 Market Risks/Restraints

13 Key Findings in the Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Study

Detailed TOC of Global Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market @

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