Production of Plastic Packaging

 

Forecast Production of Plastics Packaging in Germany 2018

Packaging Groups Production
in 1000 tons
Change Sales
in Million €
Change
  2017 2018 in % 2017 2018 in %
Packaging films 1.676 1.708 1,9 5.222 5.303 1,6
Pouches, carrier bags, big bags 504 527 4,6 1.512 1.552 2,7
Cups, cans 713 735 3,0 2.540 2.627 3,4
Bottles 659 686 4,2 1.894 2.040 7,7
  Bottles PET 480 503 4,7 no breakdown
by PET and other Plastics
  Bottles, other Plastics 178 183 2,8
Closures 343 350 2,0 1.430 1.491 4,3
Barrels, canisters, buckets 243 243 0,1 1.015 1.016 0,1
Others 235 242 2,7 1.093 1.151 5,4
 Total 4.372 4.490 2,7 14.706 15.181 3,2

Source: GVM, IK, Destatis
February, 2019

 

Production of Plastics Packaging in Germany 2016 – 2017

Packaging Groups Production
in 1000 tons
Change Sales
in Million €
Change
  2016 2017 in % 2016 2017 in %
Packaging films 1.640 1.676 2,2 4.973 5.222 5,0
Pouches, carrier bags, big bags 516 504 -2,4 1.533 1.512 -1,4
Cups, cans 703 713 1,5 2.445 2.540 3,9
Bottles 641 659 2,7 1.825 1.894 3,8
  Bottles PET 465 480 3,2 no breakdown
by PET and other Plastics
  Bottles, other Plastics 175 178 1,8
Closures 331 343 3,6 1.359 1.430 5,2
Barrels, canisters, buckets 226 243 7,5 957 1.015 6,1
Others 227 235 3,6 1.066 1.093 2,5
 Total 4.283 4.372 2,1 14.157 14.706 3,9

Source: GVM, IK, Destatis