Production

Production forecast for plastics packaging and packaging films in Germany 2020:

Packaging categories Volume in 1,000 t Change Sales in € million Change
2019 2020 in % 2019 2020 in %
Packaging films 1.669 1.652 -1,0 5.151 4.905 -4,8
Pouches, carrier bags, sacks 476 458 -3,7 1.433 1.362 -5,0
Cups, containers, cases, crates, pallets 727 709 -2,5 2.546 2.624 3,1
Bottles 663 643 -3,1 2.085 2.068 -0,8
   PET bottles 481 453 -5,9 No breakdown into PET
and other plastics
   Bottles, other plastics 182 190 4,2
Closures 335 323 -3,6 1.426 1.404 -1,5
Barrels, canisters, buckets 253 261 3,1 1.022 1.011 -1,1
Other 234 225 -4,0 1.112 996 -10,4
Total 4.356 4.270 -2,0 14.775 14.371 -2,7

Source: GVM, IK, Destatis; Last updated: Februar 2021