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AMI: Sustainability the new key to PP demand

A report and database from AMI Consulting published in March quantify and analyse the European PP market and examine the most recent industry dynamics.

Rhian O’Connor, Senior Consultant, and Katrina Purser, Senior Research Analyst, are the authors of the 2022 editions of AMI’s Polypropylene Processors Europe database, providing a detailed independent assessment of this industry. 

AMI Consulting

AMI: Sustainability the new key to PP demand The report revises and updates the size and growth of demand for different applications and countries with Europe as well as looking at the key themes and supply picture. The database gives a detailed list of buyers and divides demand by application and country.

The key theme for the last two years has been Covid-19 with some positive impacts on sectors like hygiene and packaging and some negative impacts on sectors including automotive. In 2021, the total volume of PP (including compounds but excluding recyclate) in the European market was 10 million. 

AMI believes the key theme of the next five years to be sustainability. Single use plastics legislation could impact the rigid and flexible packaging markets, with consumers looking to turn away from plastic packaging. However, there are limited alternatives. Legislation will instead look to the simplification and redesign of

Publication date: 08/04/2022

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Last update: 2022-01-31