Indian Plastic Industry


Indian Plastic industry INDIAN PLASTIC INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE IN 2012 - 2013 Indian Plastic industry

The Indian Plastic industry witnessed strong growth, with strong off-take from industries like packaging, automotive and infrastructure sector during the financial year of 2012-13. However, the consumption of Plastics in India increased by only 6% in the year 2011-12, which shows significant slowdown in the consumption of Plastics in our country in the last year.

The Indian plastic processing sector comprises three segments namely injection molding, blow molding and extrusion, catering to the requirements of a wide array of applications like packaging, automobile, consumer durables, healthcare, among others. According to the All India Plastics Manufacturers' Association (AIPMA), domestic consumption of plastic has been growing at 10-12% CAGR over the last decade.

Indian Plastic industry in 2012-2013
Plastic consumption in India is estimated to reach the 12.5 million tonnes mark making India the 3rd largest consumer of plastics in 2012 after US and China.

The size of the plastic processing industry, which currently stands at Rs. 850 billion (9 million tones), is expected to touch Rs 1 trillion (12.5 million tones) in 2013 and Rs 1.3 trillion (18.9 million tones) by 2015. Employment increased close to 4 million in 2012 and is estimated to be 7 million by 2015 from the current 3.5 million-plus people .

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