Production

Production forecast for plastics packaging and packaging films in Germany 2018:

Packaging categories Volume in 1,000 t 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, sacks 504 527 4,6 1.512 1.552 2,7
Cups, containers, cases, crates, pallets 713 735 3,0 2.540 2.627 3,4
Bottles 659 686 4,2 1.894 2.040 7,7
   PET bottles 480 503 4,7 No breakdown into 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
Other 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; Last updated: Februar 2019
Source: GVM, IK, Destatis; Last updated: Januar 2018