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									The German Packaging Industry -
Market Opportunities and Entry
Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to
2015
Market Intelligence Report
Reference code: ICDPK0019MR

Published: January 2011

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS ........................................................................................................ 2
LIST OF TABLES .................................................................................................................. 8
LIST OF FIGURES ................................................................................................................ 9
1 Introduction ................................................................................................................. 11
1.1       About this report .................................................................................................................. 11
1.2       Definitions ............................................................................................................................ 11
1.3       Methodology ......................................................................................................................... 12
1.3.1 Secondary research ........................................................................................................................... 12
1.3.2 Primary research ................................................................................................................................ 12
1.3.3 Conventions ....................................................................................................................................... 13
1.4       About ICD Packaging Research Center .............................................................................. 13
2      Executive Summary .................................................................................................... 14
3      Market Attractiveness and Emerging Opportunities ................................................ 15
3.1       Packaging Material Market Size and Forecast ................................................................... 15
3.1.1 German packaging industry expected to be value at US$38.5 billion by 2015 ..................................... 15
3.2       Market Share and Production Trend Analysis by Segment .............................................. 16
3.2.1 Paper and board packaging expected to record decline in market share, primarily due to decline in
      demand from consumer and industrial packaging ............................................................................... 16
3.2.2 Flexible plastic packaging increasing market share due to low cost and convenience ......................... 16
3.2.3 Rigid plastic packaging market will be driven by demand for PE and PET ........................................... 16
3.2.4 Glass packaging set to record lowest growth ...................................................................................... 16
3.2.5 Metal packaging segment is likely to be affected by rising material costs, substitutes and recycling
      regulation ........................................................................................................................................... 17
3.3       Packaging Machinery Market Size and Forecast ............................................................... 18
3.3.1 Packaging machinery market is likely to register growth due to increasing demand from developing
      countries ............................................................................................................................................ 18
3.4       Benchmarking with Key Global Markets ............................................................................ 19
3.4.1 German packaging industry‟s market size remains amongst the top five markets ................................ 19
3.4.2 High packaging per capita spending makes the country rank among top ten globally .......................... 21
3.4.3 Paper and board: German paper and board packaging segment valued at US$10.0 billion in 2010 ..... 22
3.4.4 Flexible Plastic: The US, China and Japan account for 31.6% of the global market ............................. 23
3.4.5 Rigid Plastic: Germany remains fourth among the global rigid plastic packaging markets .................... 24
3.4.6 Metal: Germany holds a global metal packaging market share of 6.2% ............................................... 25
3.4.7 Glass: Germany remains at fifth position among the global glass packaging markets .......................... 26
3.5       End-Use Market Dynamics .................................................................................................. 27
3.5.1 Food and beverages industry packaging consumption set to reach US$23.1 billion in 2015 ................ 27
3.5.2 Demand for bottled water is likely to grow, with PET as the most popular packaging material ............. 28
3.5.3 Pharmaceutical packaging expected to record CAGR of 1.85% to reach US$5.8 billion in 2015 .......... 28


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3.6       Market Opportunities: Key Trends and Drivers ................................................................. 29
3.6.1 Demand for health and wellness food and beverages to increase ....................................................... 29
3.6.2 Expected price rise in plastic is likely to reduce profits of packaging manufacturers............................. 29
3.6.3 Biodegradable packaging is growing in popularity ............................................................................... 29
3.6.4 Most German packaging companies are investing abroad to capitalize on opportunities outside
      Germany ............................................................................................................................................ 29
4      Packaging Import and Export Market Dynamics ...................................................... 31
4.1       Import and Export Dynamics ............................................................................................... 31
4.1.1 Exports of paper and board from Germany remained resilient ............................................................. 31
4.1.2 Lower internal demand and weak global market impacts exports and imports of plastic packaging...... 32
4.1.3 Trade for aluminum and metal packaging slowed due to sluggish demand .......................................... 33
4.1.4 Glass packaging recorded growth in exports and imports.................................................................... 33
4.1.5 Exports and imports of packaging machinery are likely to remain strong ............................................. 35
5      Industry Dynamics: Five Forces Analysis................................................................. 36
5.1       Five Forces Analysis: Paper and Board .............
								
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