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A Clash of Titans: Indian and Chinese BOPET film producers’ strategic expansion differences

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BOPET film capacity additions over the next five years to 2025 are dominated by Chinese and Indian producers. However, these two giants have very different expansion strategies. This brief Insight focuses on Chinese and Indian-owned capacity additions over the last decade as well as planned capacity over the next five years. It also examines the potential impact of the upcoming Indian and Chinese-owned capacity additions to the global BOPET film market.

Table of contents

    • We are about to enter a new super cycle of BOPET film capacity additions
    • Chinese and Indian-owned producers will continue to dominate global output
    • Chinese and Indian film producers have very different expansion strategies
    • Looking ahead, the Indian-based producers’ strategy seems solid, but China could face overcapacity soon and turn to exports markets to fill new lines

Tables and charts

This report includes 5 images and tables including:

  • Global annual nominal BOPET film capacity changes, 2001-2025
  • Chinese & Indian-owned BOPET film plants’ global nominal capacity share
  • Chinese & Indian-owned BOPET film net capacity changes 2010-2025
  • Net trade position changes in select BOPET film markets

What's included

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  • Document

    Insight BOPET Film Capacity Additions Final.pdf

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