Indian Plastic Industry










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The Indian plastics industry is spread across the country, employing about 4 million people and over 2,000 exporters. It operates more than 30,000 processing units, of which 85 per cent to 90 per cent are small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

India is one of the most promising exporters of plastics among developing countries. The Indian plastics industry produces and exports a wide range of raw materials and finished products.

In 2013, exports of Indian plastics stood at US$ 7.19 billion, registering a growth of approximately 47 per cent over the previous year. Indian plastics exports have grown at a rate of 19.9 per cent since 2007-08.


Indian Plastic industry in 2013-2014
Products from the Indian plastics industry are exported to more than 150 countries with the major trading partners being China, the US, the UAE, Turkey, Italy, the UK, Indonesia, Germany, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Africa, Brazil, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Egypt, Sri Lanka and the Netherlands.

With per capita consumption of plastics expected to grow rapidly to 20 kgs by 2020 from the current 8 kgs, the processing industry is looking at growth to cater to the increasing demand from across India.

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