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Understand the commercial and strategic drivers of Recycled PET supply and demand, price forecasts and leading market trends.

Examine the outook of the RPET industry and identify potential opportunities

With an ever growing focus on plastics and its impact on the environment, we offer unparalleled coverage of the RPET industry and the role of recycling in the packaging segments through short- and long-term data, insights, and analysis across the RPET supply chain.

Features at a glance

With our accessible proprietary data and analysis, you can quickly assess changes in demand, capacity and pricing worldwide. You'll receive the following services:

Bi-annual Service

RPET Bi-annual Market Overview

When you need to brief your sales teams on key events, market changes and trends driving the RPET industry on a regional or global level, and update your senior management on sustainability strategies, the RPET Bi-Annual Market Overview will provide the insight and independent guidance you need.

This succinct overview includes the latest collection activity, developments in reclamation capacity, regulatory updates, supply/demand balances, pricing trends and an overview of the drivers of end use markets.

Quarterly Services

RPET Global Supply Demand Analytics Service

The database offers a comprehensive set of data on RPET worldwide. The analysis includes:

  • Current and ten year projections for PET bottle collection by country and region
  • Reclaimers’ capacities
  • End users by key applications
  • Trade flows
  • Regional mass balances and projections

RPET Global Quarterly Price Forecasts

Explore the future pricing outlook for crude oil and recycled PET with our detailed view of virgin PET resin, RPET flake and RPET Food Grade Pellet. Understand the pricing outlook for each month over the next 12 months and by quarter over the subsequent two years, for both the US and Western Europe.

Combined with 12 months’ actual historical prices, this comprehensive service helps you frame your commercial plans and test your long-term strategy.

Monthly Service

RPET Global Monthly Market Overview

This report provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of key market developments and their impact on the RPET industry and includes:

  • RPET prices and margin developments
  • RPET flake price 12 month forecast
  • New technology
  • New product developments
  • Capacity changes
  • Utilisation
  • Regulations
  • Demand
  • Raw materials
  • End use markets

Subscribers also receive email market updates, and our specialist consultants are available if you require access to greater insight.

In addition to the above services, the following topical studies are available:

RPET Study – 2017 West Europe

This comprehensive study provides an account of PET bottle collection volumes in 2017 and projections to 2022, by country. A full analysis of the reclamation capacity in the region is included along with the supply demand balance for bottles and the end uses for processed flake.

RPET China Waste Import Ban Study

The influence of the Chinese PET recycling industry on the rest of the world is significant. This study analyses the developments in China that led to the Chinese government’s announcement that waste imports, including PET, are to be banned from the end of 2017.

The impact of the ban, which has serious repercussions, not only for the Chinese fibre industry but also for those trading with China, is reviewed in this report along with our assessment of prospective outcomes.

Designed to help you:

  • Examine the outlook on production, prices and profitability for RPET, its key feedstocks and end use markets
  • Understand the supply/demand outlook both globally and on a regional level
  • Identify inter-regional trade patterns and arbitrage opportunities
  • Assess the impacts of plant outages, supply restrictions, technology changes and other factors
  • Review collection rates, flake and pellet analysis
  • Understand the impact on the fibres and bottle industries