Global polyethylene terephthalate production 2014-2020

This statistic displays the production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) worldwide in 2014, with a forecasted figure for 2020. The global PET production in 2014 amounted to some 41.56 million metric tons, and it is forecasted that by 2020 its production will be approximately 73.39 million metric tons.

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) production worldwide in 2014 and 2020

Production in million metric tons
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Release date

December 2015



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Supplementary notes

* The figure for 2020 is a production forecast which was calculated based on an expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.94 percent between 2014 and 2020.

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