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Breathable Films - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 292 Pages
  • April 2021
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 4804709
Global Breathable Films Market to Reach $3.2 Billion by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Breathable Films estimated at US$2.2 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$3.2 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Polyethylene-based Breathable Films, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 6.2% CAGR and reach US$1.8 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Polypropylene-based Breathable Films segment is readjusted to a revised 5.7% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $583.8 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 9% CAGR

The Breathable Films market in the U.S. is estimated at US$583.8 Million in the year 2020. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$685.3 Million by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 9.1% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.2% and 5.3% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.7% CAGR.

Polyurethane-based Breathable Films Segment to Record 5.5% CAGR

In the global Polyurethane-based Breathable Films segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 5% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$242.2 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$341.9 Million by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$434.3 Million by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 6.5% CAGR through the analysis period.

Select Competitors (Total 43 Featured):
  • Agiplast
  • American Polyfilm, Inc.
  • Arkema Group
  • Celanese Corporation
  • Covestro AG
  • Daika Kogyo Co., Ltd.
  • DSM Engineering Plastics
  • Fatra AS
  • Innovia Films Ltd.
  • Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Nitto Denko Corporation
  • Rahil Foam Pvt. Ltd.
  • RKW SE
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM)
  • Skymark Packaging International Ltd.
  • Sunplac Corporation
  • Teknor Apex Company
  • Toray Industries (America), Inc.
  • Trioplast Industrier AB
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Market for Breathable Films

What is the estimated value of the Global Market for Breathable Films?

The Global Market for Breathable Films was estimated to be valued at $2.2 Billion in 2020.

What is the growth rate of the Global Market for Breathable Films?

The growth rate of the Global Market for Breathable Films is 5.5%, with an estimated value of $3.2 Billion by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Market for Breathable Films?

The Global Market for Breathable Films is estimated to be worth $3.2 Billion by 2027.

Table of Contents


  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • Breathable Films Overview
  • Breathable Films: Major Applications
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession


  • Total Companies Profiled: 43