Global and China Biodegradable Plastics Industry Report, 2012-2015

Published: April 2013
No. of Pages: 69

Under the influence of environmental pollution, severe waste of resources and other factors, biodegradable plastics industry has been a great concern over recent years. Global biodegradable plastics capacity in 2012 exceeded one million tons. However, affected by product performance, exorbitant prices, etc., the actual demand for biodegradable plastics around the world is only 760,000 tons or so, less than 1% of the overall plastics market demand, revealing a huge market space for biodegradable plastics industry.

Currently, starch-based plastics, polylactic acid (PLA) and polybutylene succinate (PBS) plastics as the world’s three major types of biodegradable plastics occupy about 90% of the total capacity. The first developed starch-based biodegradable plastics has the most mature technology, accounting for approximately 41% of the world’s total biodegradable plastics capacity, but inferior to PLA, PBS, PHA and other varieties in performance. Following the advances in technology research and development, PLA, PBS, etc. will usher in a gradually swelling market; it is expected that by 2015 PLA and PBS products will account for a total of 55% of the global biodegradable plastics capacity.

China’s biodegradable plastics industry development under the stimulus of many favorable factors, is also beginning to take shape. In 2012, there have been about a dozen manufacturers with total capacity up to 301,000 tons/a, accompanied by a CAGR of 27.3% in 2009-2012. Kingfa Technology Inc., Wuhan Huali Environmental Technology Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Esun Industrial Co., Ltd., etc. have realized 10,000 tons/a-scale biodegradable plastics production, covering PBS series, starch-based biodegradable plastics and PLA series.

According to information publicized by companies, the production of Chinese biodegradable plastics is expected to hit 650,000 tons/a by 2015. Among them, the newly-built 10,000 tons/a PBS Project of Youth Chemical Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Jiangsu Yangnong Chemical Group, started construction in 2011, expected to be completed and commissioned in 2013; In September 2012, Zibo Qixiang Tengda Chemical Co., Ltd raised funds for new 150,000 tons/a PBS devices and raw materials related devices through non-public offering of stock, with a total construction period of 2.5 years.

Global and China Biodegradable Plastics Industry Report, 2012-2015 of ResearchInChina mainly covers the followings:

  • Supply & demand, product structure, regional structure, competition pattern, development trends, etc. of global biodegradable plastics industry;
  • Supply & demand, competition pattern, development trends, etc. of China biodegradable plastics industry;
  • Development status, competition pattern, etc. of PSM, PLA, PHA, PBS and other biodegradable plastics sectors;
  • Operation, biodegradable plastics business analysis and development of 10 Chinese and foreign companies.

Global and China Biodegradable Plastics Industry Report, 2012-2015

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Biodegradable Plastics Industry
1.1 Definition
1.2 Classification
1.3 Industry Chain

2. Global Biodegradable Plastics Market
2.1 Supply
2.2 Demand
2.3 Product Structure
2.4 Regional Structure
2.4.1 USA
2.4.2 Europe
2.4.3 Japan
2.4.4 Brazil
2.4.5 Thailand
2.5 Technology Trends
2.6 Competition Pattern
2.7 Development Trends

3. China Biodegradable Plastics Market
3.1 Supply
3.2 Demand
3.3 Competition Pattern
3.4 Policy Trends
3.5 Development Trends

4. Biodegradable Plastics Market Segments
4.1 Plastarch Material (PSM)
4.1.1 Current Development
4.1.2 Competition Pattern
4.2 Polylactic Acid (PLA)
4.2.1 Introduction
4.2.2 Current Development
4.2.3 Competition Pattern
4.3 Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA)
4.3.1 Current Development
4.3.2 Competition Pattern
4.4 Polybutylene Succinate (PBS)
4.4.1 Introduction
4.4.2 Competition Pattern
4.5 Others
4.5.1 Polycaprolactone (PCL)
4.5.2 Polypropylene Carbonate (PPC)
4.5.3 Aliphatic-Aromatic Copolyester
4.5.4 Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA)

5. Major Foreign Companies
5.1 BASF
5.1.1 Profile
5.1.2 Operation
5.1.3 Revenue Structure
5.1.4 Gross Profit
5.1.5 R&D and Investment
5.1.6 Biodegradable Plastics Business
5.1.7 Business in China
5.1.8 Development Prospects
5.2 NatureWorksLLC
5.2.1 Profile
5.2.2 Business in China
5.3 Novamont

6. Major Chinese Companies
6.1 Kingfa (600143)
6.1.1 Profile
6.1.2 Operation
6.1.3 Revenue Structure
6.1.4 Gross Margin
6.1.5 Clients and Suppliers
6.1.6 PBS Biodegradable Plastics Business
6.1.7 Development Prospects
6.2 Zhejiang Hangzhou Xinfu Pharmaceutical (002019)
6.2.1 Profile
6.2.2 Operation
6.2.3 Revenue Structure
6.2.4 Gross Margin
6.2.5 Clients and Suppliers
6.2.6 R&D
6.2.7 Development Prospects
6.3 Zhejiang Hisun Biomaterials
6.3.1 Profile
6.3.2 Operation
6.4 Wuhan Huali Environmental Technology
6.4.1 Profile
6.4.2 Operation
6.4.3 Development Prospects
6.5 Anqing Hexing Chemical
6.5.1 Profile
6.5.2 Operation
6.5.3 Development Prospects
6.6 TianAn Biologic Materials
6.6.1 Profile
6.7 Zhejiang Tianhe Environmental Technology
6.8 Others

List of Charts

Classification and Uses of Biodegradable Plastics (by Raw Materials)
Biodegradable Plastics Industry Chain
Structure of Global Bioplastics Capacity (by Variety), 2011
Global Biodegradable Plastics Demand and YoY Growth Rate, 2005-2012
Structure of Global Biodegradable Plastics Demand (by Purpose), 2011
Structure of Global Biodegradable Plastics Capacity (by Variety), 2012
Structure of Global Bioplastics Output (by Region), 2011
Product Structure of Japanese Biodegradable Plastics Market
Japanese Enterprises Engaged in Biodegradable Plastics Application Development and Their Major Events, 2008-2012
Biodegradable Plastics Technology Development, 2008-2012
Major Common Standards for Global Biodegradable Plastics Industry, 2012
Capacity of Global Leading Biodegradable Plastics Enterprises, 2012
China’s Biodegradable Plastics Capacity and YoY Growth Rate, 2009-2012
China’s Plastic Film Output and YoY Growth Rate, 2005-2012
China’s Agricultural Film Output and YoY Growth Rate, 2005-2012
Substitution of Biodegradable Plastics in Plastic Film and Agricultural Film in China, 2012
Capacity of Leading Chinese Biodegradable Plastics Enterprises, 2012
Policies on Bioplastics Industry in China, 2006-2012
China Biodegradable Plastics Potential Demand (by Purpose), 2015
Composition and Sources of PSM Plastics
Capacity Distribution of Global Leading Starch-based Biodegradable Plastics Enterprises, 2010-2020
Properties and Uses of PLA Materials
Capacity of Global Leading PLA Biodegradable Plastics Enterprises, 2010-2020
Main Applications of PHA in the Pharmaceutical Field
Evolutionary History of PHA Materials
Capacity of Global Leading PHA Biodegradable Plastics Enterprises, 2010-2020
Capacity of Global Leading PBS Degradable Plastics Enterprises, 2010-2020
Major PPC Manufacturers in China, 2012
BASF’s Strcuture (by Business)
Sales and YoY Growth Rate of BASF, 2002-2012
Net Income and YoY Growth Rate of BASF, 2002-2012
Sales Breakdown of BASF by Business, 2010-2011
Sales Structure of BASF by Region, 2011
Gross Profit and YoY Growth Rate of BASF, 2008-2012
R&D Costs of BASF, 2009-2012
R&D Cost Structure of BASF by Division, 2011
BASF’s Key Projects under Construction
Composition and Uses of Ecoflex and Ecovio
Product Classification and Uses of BASF’s Performance Polymers Division
Developments of BASF, 2009-2010
BASF in China (by Subsidiary/Factory), 2011
Major Enterprises of BASF in China (by Region), 2011
Sales and YoY Growth Rate of BASF in China, 2007-2011
Sales and Net Income of BASF, 2010-2015E
Developments of NatureWorks by Country, 2010-2011
Developments of Novamont by Country, 2009-2010
Subsidiaries of Kingfa by June 2012
Revenue and YoY Growth Rate of Kingfa, 2006-2012
Net Income and YoY Growth Rate of Kingfa, 2006-2012
Revenue Structure of Kingfa by Product, 2006-2012
Revenue Structure of Kingfa by Region, 2006-2012
Gross Margin of Kingfa by Product, 2006-2012
Kingfa’s Procuremnt/Revenue from Top 5 Suppliers/Clients and % of Total Procurement/Revenue, 2010-2012
Name List and Revenue Contribution of Kingfa’s Top 5 Clients, 2012
Sales Volume Structure of Kingfa’s PBS Products by Region, 2012
Sales Volume Structure of Kingfa’s PBS Products by Application, 2012
Revenue and Net Income of Kingfa, 2011-2015E
Subsidiaries of Xinfu Pharmaceutical by June 2012
Revenue and YoY Growth Rate of Xinfu Pharmaceutical, 2006-2012
Net Income and YoY Growth Rate of Xinfu Pharmaceutical, 2006-2012
Revenue Structure of Xinfu Pharmaceutical by Product, 2011-2012
Revenue Breakdown of Xinfu Pharmaceutical by Country, 2006-2012
Gross Margin of Xinfu Pharmaceutical by Product, 2006-2012
Xinfu Pharmaceutical’s Procuremnt/Revenue from Top 5 Suppliers/Clients and % of Total Procurement/Revenue, 2009-2012
R&D Costs and % of Total Revenue of Xinfu Pharmaceutical, 2009-2011
Revenue and Net Income of Xinfu Pharmaceutical, 2011-2015E
Revenue and Profit of Hisun Biomaterials, 2008
Revenue and Total Profit of Wuhan Huali Environmental Technology, 2007-2011
Revenue and Total Profit of Anqing Hexing Chemical, 2007-2008
Other Key Biodegradable Plastics Companies and Their Capacity, 2012

Published By: Research In China
Product Code: Research In China1677

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