Global Business Trends

This annual report uses comprehensive data from the last complete year available to paint a picture of the overall state of the plastics industry. Detailed charts and analysis are provided to give you the information you need to make sound business decisions in the coming year. Information covered includes: plastics industry trade flows, industry consumption and market share and the implications all this data has for the U.S. plastics industry moving forward.

*New for the Global Trends 2018 Report is the global plastics ranking of the top 100 countries.

For the first time, the 2018 report includes an exclusive ranking of every nation’s plastics industry, a tool that PLASTICS members can use to identify new markets and areas where U.S. plastics companies can meet the unique demands of both developed and developing countries. The Global Trends Report is free through your PLASTICS membership.