PET demand to soar

Gibson, Jane
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 29, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports on the projected growth of global consumption of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging by 2011. According to a study from Pira International, the U.S. is the largest consumer of PET with 37% of market volume, followed by China and Mexico. The carbonated soft drinks sector dominates, accounting for 38% of demand. From 2006 to 2011, PET use for beer volumes is expected to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 13% globally.


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