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Global plastic bags and sacks market is expected to grow at a steady rate during the forecast period. The global plastic bags and sacks market is driven by the increasing demand of these bags and sacks across various end user industries such as food & beverage, consumer goods, automotive, electronics, construction, among others. Additionally, the growing need to reduce weight of packaging is further expected to propel the market over the next few years. Furthermore, properties such as flexibility, tear resistance, moisture protection, among others offered by these plastic bags and sacks further drive the market growth during the forecast period. Also, these are quite affordable and are used as low cost marketing tool thereby fueling the market growth. However, increasing environmental concerns have led to a ban on the use of plastics in many countries thereby negatively impacting the growth. Besides, the sudden outbreak of pandemic novel coronavirus disease has affected the demand, production and processing of plastics which is again expected to hamper the market growth during the forecast period.

The global plastic bags and sacks market is segmented based on type, material, application, company and region. Based on type, the market can be categorized into gusseted bags, T-shirt bags, lay flat bags, rubble sacks, trash bags, woven sacks and others. The T-shirt bags segment is expected to dominate the market owing to the increasing use of these bags for packaging of small and medium sized goods. Additionally, these are easy to use and convenient to carry. Based on material, the market can be split into biodegradable and non-biodegradable. The non-biodegradable segment is expected to hold a significantly large market share owing to their low cos and superior properties.

Regionally, the plastic bags and sacks market has been segmented into various regions including Asia-Pacific, North America, South America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa. Among these regions, North America is expected to dominate the market share in the overall plastic bags and sacks market owing to the ongoing advancements in the manufacturing technologies in the region. While, Asia Pacific is expected to register significant growth in the market on account of the increasing disposable income and urbanization.

The major players operating in the plastic bags and sacks market are Berry Plastics Inc, Novolex Holdings, Inc., Mondi Group, Ampac Holdings, LLC, International Plastics Inc., Inc., AEP Industries Inc, Bischof & Klein GmbH & Co., Interplast Group, Starlinger & Co., Hanoi Plastic Bag JSC and others. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new products to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2015-2018

Base Year: 2019

Estimated Year: 2020

Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and estimate the market size of global plastic bags and sacks market from 2015 to 2018.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of global plastic bags and sacks market from 2019 to 2025 and growth rate until 2025.
  • To classify and forecast global plastic bags and sacks market based on type, material, application, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the global plastic bags and sacks market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global plastic bags and sacks market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global plastic bags and sacks market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global plastic bags and sacks market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in global plastic bags and sacks market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of global plastic bags and sacks market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Plastic bags and sacks manufacturers/ suppliers/ distributors
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to plastic bags and sacks

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global plastic bags and sacks market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Global Plastic Bags and Sacks Market, By Type:
    • Gusseted Bags
    • T-Shirt Bags
    • Lay Flat Bags
    • Rubble Sacks
    • Trash Bags
    • Woven Sacks
    • Others
  • Global Plastic Bags and Sacks Market, By Material:
    • Biodegradable
    • Non-Biodegradable
  • Global Plastic Bags and Sacks Market, By Application:
    • Retail & Consumer Applications
    • Institutional Services
    • Institutional Services
    • Others
  • Global Plastic Bags and Sacks Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Australia
    • Middle East & Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Kuwait
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global plastic bags and sacks market.

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Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Global Plastic Bags and Sacks Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

6.    Global Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Type (Gusseted Bags, T-Shirt Bags, Lay Flat Bags, Rubble Sacks, Trash Bags, Woven Sacks, Others)

6.2.2.     By Material (Biodegradable v/s Non-Biodegradable)

6.2.3.     By Application (Retail & Consumer Applications, Institutional Services, Institutional Services, Others)

6.2.4.     By Company (2019)

6.2.5.     By Region

6.3.  Product Market Map

7.    Asia-Pacific Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Type

7.2.2.     By Material

7.2.3.     By Application

7.2.4.     By Country

7.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     China Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Type

7.3.1.2.2.             By Material

7.3.1.2.3.             By Application

7.3.2.     India Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Type

7.3.2.2.2.             By Material

7.3.2.2.3.             By Application

7.3.3.     Australia Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.             By Value

7.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.             By Type

7.3.3.2.2.             By Material

7.3.3.2.3.             By Application

7.3.4.     Japan Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

7.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.4.1.1.             By Value

7.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.4.2.1.             By Type

7.3.4.2.2.             By Material

7.3.4.2.3.             By Application

7.3.5.     South Korea Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

7.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.5.1.1.             By Value

7.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.5.2.1.             By Type

7.3.5.2.2.             By Material

7.3.5.2.3.             By Application

8.    Europe Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Type

8.2.2.     By Material

8.2.3.     By Application

8.2.4.     By End User

8.2.5.     By Country

8.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     France Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Type

8.3.1.2.2.             By Material

8.3.1.2.3.             By Application

8.3.2.     Germany Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Type

8.3.2.2.2.             By Material

8.3.2.2.3.             By Application

8.3.3.     United Kingdom Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Type

8.3.3.2.2.             By Material

8.3.3.2.3.             By Application

8.3.4.     Italy Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

8.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.4.1.1.             By Value

8.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.4.2.1.             By Type

8.3.4.2.2.             By Material

8.3.4.2.3.             By Application

8.3.5.     Spain Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

8.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.5.1.1.             By Value

8.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.5.2.1.             By Type

8.3.5.2.2.             By Material

8.3.5.2.3.             By Application

9.    North America Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Type

9.2.2.     By Material

9.2.3.     By Application

9.2.4.     By End User

9.2.5.     By Country

9.3.  North America: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     United States Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Type

9.3.1.2.2.             By Material

9.3.1.2.3.             By Application

9.3.2.     Mexico Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Type

9.3.2.2.2.             By Material

9.3.2.2.3.             By Application

9.3.3.     Canada Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value

9.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.3.2.1.             By Type

9.3.3.2.2.             By Material

9.3.3.2.3.             By Application

10.  South America Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Type

10.2.2.  By Material

10.2.3.  By Application

10.2.4.  By End User

10.2.5.  By Country

10.3.              South America: Country Analysis

10.3.1.  Brazil Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

10.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.1.1.1.           By Value

10.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.1.2.1.           By Type

10.3.1.2.2.           By Material

10.3.1.2.3.           By Application

10.3.2.  Argentina Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

10.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.2.1.1.           By Value

10.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.2.2.1.           By Type

10.3.2.2.2.           By Material

10.3.2.2.3.           By Application

10.3.3.  Colombia Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

10.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.3.1.1.           By Value

10.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.3.2.1.           By Type

10.3.3.2.2.           By Material

10.3.3.2.3.           By Application

11.  Middle East and Africa Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

11.1.              Market Size & Forecast

11.1.1.  By Value

11.2.              Market Share & Forecast

11.2.1.  By Type

11.2.2.  By Material

11.2.3.  By Application

11.2.4.  By End User

11.2.5.  By Country

11.3.              MEA: Country Analysis

11.3.1.  South Africa Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

11.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.1.1.1.           By Value

11.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.1.2.1.           By Type

11.3.1.2.2.           By Material

11.3.1.2.3.           By Application

11.3.2.  Saudi Arabia Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

11.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.2.1.1.           By Value

11.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.2.2.1.           By Type

11.3.2.2.2.           By Material

11.3.2.2.3.           By Application

11.3.3.  UAE Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

11.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.3.1.1.           By Value

11.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.3.2.1.           By Type

11.3.3.2.2.           By Material

11.3.3.2.3.           By Application

11.3.4.  Kuwait Plastic Bags and Sacks Market Outlook

11.3.4.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.4.1.1.           By Value

11.3.4.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.4.2.1.           By Type

11.3.4.2.2.           By Material

11.3.4.2.3.           By Application

12.  Market Dynamics

12.1.              Drivers

12.2.              Challenges

13.  Market Trends & Developments

14.  Pricing Analysis

15.  Competitive Landscape

15.1.              Berry Plastics Inc

15.2.              Novolex Holdings, Inc.

15.3.              Mondi Group

15.4.              Ampac Holdings, LLC

15.5.              International Plastics Inc., Inc.

15.6.              AEP Industries Inc.

15.7.              Bischof & Klein GmbH & Co.

15.8.              Interplast Group

15.9.              Starlinger & Co.

15.10.            Hanoi Plastic Bag JSC

16.  Strategic Recommendations

17.  About Us & Disclaimer

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