Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1911 | Mar 2015

Packing up: Tough local operating conditions are driving industry exits and reducing revenue

IBISWorld’s Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing industry has performed poorly over the past five years due to strong import competition and the ban of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bags in several states and territories. Imports from countries with lower operating costs such as China and Thailand have dominated the industry's generic product segments. A strong Australian dollar over the three years through 2012-13 hurt the local industry by making imports comparatively cheaper for downstream retail and construction industries. Australian exports also became more expensive in overseas markets... purchase to read more

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Over the past five years, the industry has performed poorly due to strong competition from import markets and limited demand from downstream industries. The industry’s performance is dependent on many external factors, including household consumption expenditure, demand from food retailing, activity in downstream construction industries and the strength of the Australian dollar. Industry exports struggled over the three years through 2012-13 due to an appreciating Australian dollar... purchase to read more


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What is the Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry primarily manufacture unsupported polymer film or sheet into packaging materials such as plastic bags, thin plastic film, food wrapping, garbage bags and bubble wrap packaging.

Industry Products
Plastic food and beverage wrappingProtective packagingPlastic bagsOther plastic film
Industry Activities
Plastic bagPlastic food wrappingPlastic filmPlastic garbage bagBubble wrap packaging

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