Bio-based Building Blocks and Polymers

| March 17, 2017

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Bio-based polymers’ growth rates at same level as global polymers: Worldwide production capacity is forecasted to increase from 6.6 million tonnes in 2016 to 8.5 million tonnes in 2021. In contrast to a 10% annual growth between 2012 and 2014, the capacity growth data now show a 4% annual growth rate from 2015 to 2021 – which is almost the same as for the overall global polymer capacity.

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