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Mulch Films - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

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  • 501 Pages
  • October 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
  • ID: 4805317

Global Mulch Films Market to Reach $5.1 Billion by 2027

In the changed post COVID-19 business landscape, the global market for Mulch Films estimated at US$3.5 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$5.1 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.5% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Black, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 5.3% CAGR and reach US$1.7 Billion by the end of the analysis period. Taking into account the ongoing post pandemic recovery, growth in the Colored segment is readjusted to a revised 5.8% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $692.4 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 7% CAGR

The Mulch Films market in the U.S. is estimated at US$692.4 Million in the year 2020. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$1.1 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 7% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.7% and 4.6% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.9% CAGR. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$510.7 Million by the year 2027.

Clear/Transparent Segment to Record 6.4% CAGR

In the global Clear/Transparent segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 6.4% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$465.4 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$699.1 Million by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Latin America will expand at a 7.3% CAGR through the analysis period.

Select Competitors (Total 56 Featured) -

  • Ab Rani Plast Oy
  • Armando Alvarez Group
  • BASF SE
  • Berry Plastics Corporation
  • BioBag International AS
  • Coveris (Austria)
  • Dubois Agrinovation
  • Group Barbier
  • IRIS POLYMERS INDUSTRIES PVT LTD
  • Kuraray Europe GmbH
  • Novamont S.p.A.
  • Organix Solutions
  • Plastika Kritis S.A.
  • RKW SE
  • Robert Marvel Plastic Mulch LLC
  • Tilak Polypack Pvt. Ltd.
  • Trioplast Industrier AB

What's New for 2022?

  • Global competitiveness and key competitor percentage market shares
  • Market presence across multiple geographies - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial
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  • Access to a digital archives and Research Platform
  • Complimentary updates for one year

Table of Contents

I. METHODOLOGYII. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • An Introduction to Mulch and Mulch Films
  • Materials Commonly Used as Mulches
  • Organic Mulches
  • Colored Mulch
  • Anaerobic or Sour Mulch
  • Groundcovers
  • Polyethylene and Polypropylene Mulch
  • Biodegradable Mulch
  • Rising Need to Increase Agricultural Yield Fuels Growth in the Mulch Films Market
  • Black Mulch Films Continue to Dominate Mulch Films Market
  • LLDPE and LDPE Mulch Films Hold an Edge in the Market
  • Agricultural Farms Lead Applications of Mulch Films
  • Developing Economies Emerge as Major Regional Markets for Mulch Films
  • COVID-19 Impact on Agriculture Industry
  • Competition
  • Biodegradable Mulch Film Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2019
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Mulch Films - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • Rising Demand for Agricultural Commodities to Meet the Needs of Expanding Global Population to Bolster Market Demand
  • World Population (in Thousands) by Geographic Region for the Years 2018, 2025, 2040, 2050
  • Food Demand Growth Worldwide: Demand Growth in Million Tonnes for Cereals and Sugar in Select Regions for the Period 2008-2017 and 2018-2027
  • Shrinking Arable Land and the Need to Improve Agricultural Efficiency and Yield Enhances Significance of Mulch Films
  • Loss of Arable Land Exerts Immense Pressure on Yields Per Acre: Global Availability of Arable Land in Hectares Per Person for the Years 1990, 2000, 2018 and 2020
  • Arable Land Worldwide as a % of Total Land Area for the Years 1990, 2000, 2018 and 2020
  • Despite Concerns over Environmental Degradation, Plastic Mulch Film Continues to be Widely Used
  • Growing Significance of Plastic Mulch in Commercial Vegetable Production
  • Biodegradable Mulch Film Market: Extensive Use in Agriculture Sector to Fuel Demand
  • Global Biodegradable Mulch Film Market Breakdown of Value Sales (in %) by Crop Type for 2019 and 2025
  • Biodegradable Mulch Films Market in the US: Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Raw Material for 2019
  • Environmental Concerns Related to Use of Plastic Mulch Films Fuels Shift towards Biodegradable Alternatives
  • Agricultural Waste Accumulation: A Major Issue with Plastic Mulching
  • Concerns over Increasing Agricultural Plastic Waste Turns Attention to Biodegradable Variants: Global Percentage Breakdown of Plastic Waste Generation by End-Use Sector for 2019
  • Global Man Made GHG Emissions: Percentage Breakdown of GHG Emissions by Sector
  • New EU Standard to Steer Use of Biodegradable Mulch Films in Agriculture
  • Impact of Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films on Soil Microbial Communities and Ecosystem Functions
  • Shift towards Controlled-Environment Agriculture as a Means to Improve Crop Production and Yield Drives Demand for Mulching Films
  • Global Controlled Environment Agriculture Market Size (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2019, 2021, 2023 and 2025
  • Rising Adoption of Mulching Technology to Create Congenial Environment for Crop Growth Augurs Well for the Mulching Films Market
  • Mulch Films Aid in Significant Water Savings
  • Growing Importance of Mulching for Weed Management in Organic Vegetable Farming: A Business Case for Mulching Films Market
  • Organic Farming: A Potential Opportunity for Biodegradable Mulch Films
  • Global Organic Agricultural Land in Million Hectares for the Years 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018
  • Rising Use of Mulch Films for Landscapes
  • Expanding Greenhouse Market Presents Growth Potential for Mulch Films
  • Global Commercial Greenhouse Market Revenues in US$ Billion for the Years 2019, 2021, 2023 and 2025
  • Differently Colored Mulches: Critical Impact on Maintaining Soil Temperature and Mulch Performance
  • Rising Popularity of Organic Mulches
  • Paper Mulch Emerges as a Promising BDM to Control Nutsedge Weed in Vegetable Production
  • Concerns over Entry of Carcinogens into Food Chain: A Major Restraining Factor Affecting Plastic Mulch Market
  • Government Funding, Research and Technological Advancements Accelerate Market Growth
  • Innovations & Advancements
  • Starch-Based Antibacterial Nanocomposites Hold Promise as Biodegradable Mulch Films
  • Grow Bioplastics to Develop Lignin-based Mulch Films
  • Ukrainian Researchers Develop Biodegradable Mulch Film
  • Solar Shrink Mulch Film: Helping Reduce Wastage and Protect Environment
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
  • Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mulch Films by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 2: World Historic Review for Mulch Films by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Mulch Films by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Black by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 5: World Historic Review for Black by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Black by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Colored by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 8: World Historic Review for Colored by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Colored by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Clear/Transparent by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 11: World Historic Review for Clear/Transparent by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Clear/Transparent by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Degradable by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 14: World Historic Review for Degradable by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Degradable by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Types by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 17: World Historic Review for Other Types by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Types by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for LLDPE by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 20: World Historic Review for LLDPE by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for LLDPE by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for LDPE by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 23: World Historic Review for LDPE by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for LDPE by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for EVA by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 26: World Historic Review for EVA by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for EVA by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PLA by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 29: World Historic Review for PLA by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for PLA by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PHA by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 32: World Historic Review for PHA by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 33: World 15-Year Perspective for PHA by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Elements by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 35: World Historic Review for Other Elements by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 36: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Elements by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 37: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Agriculture by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 38: World Historic Review for Agriculture by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 39: World 15-Year Perspective for Agriculture by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
  • Table 40: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Horticulture by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • Table 41: World Historic Review for Horticulture by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • Table 42: World 15-Year Perspective for Horticulture by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa for Years 2012, 2021 & 2027
III. MARKET ANALYSIS
UNITED STATES
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)
  • Mulch Films Market in the US: An Overview
CANADA
JAPAN
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)
CHINA
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)
  • Rising Concerns over Plastic Contamination Presents Biodegradable Mulch Films as a Suitable Alternative
EUROPE
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)
  • Mulch Films Market in Europe: Rising Demand for Healthy Food Fuels Growth
  • Introduction of New Standards to Assist Market Growth
FRANCE
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)
GERMANY
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)
ITALY
UNITED KINGDOM
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)
SPAINRUSSIAREST OF EUROPE
ASIA-PACIFIC
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)
AUSTRALIA
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Australia for 2022 (E)
INDIA
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)
  • Use of Plastic and Biodegradable Mulching in India: A Review
  • Mulch Films to Contribute Significantly to Sustainable Food Security
SOUTH KOREAREST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
LATIN AMERICA
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)
ARGENTINABRAZILMEXICOREST OF LATIN AMERICA
MIDDLE EAST
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2022 (E)
AFRICA
  • Mulch Films Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2022 (E)
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 56

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Ab Rani Plast Oy
  • Armando Alvarez Group
  • BASF SE
  • Berry Plastics Corporation
  • BioBag International AS
  • Coveris (Austria)
  • Dubois Agrinovation
  • Group Barbier
  • IRIS POLYMERS INDUSTRIES PVT LTD
  • Kuraray Europe GmbH
  • Novamont S.p.A.
  • Organix Solutions
  • Plastika Kritis S.A.
  • RKW SE
  • Robert Marvel Plastic Mulch LLC
  • Tilak Polypack Pvt. Ltd.
  • Trioplast Industrier AB