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Plastics converter demand shares in the EU-28 by polymer 2016-2019

Distribution of plastics converter demand in the European Union (EU-28) from 2016 to 2019, by polymer type

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Release date

December 2020


Norway, Switzerland, EU

Survey time period

2016 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Includes Norway and Switzerland.
The source includes the following descriptions for each polymer:

PS - Polystyrene, PS-E - Polystyrene, expandable, PET - Polyethylene terephthalate, PUR - Polyurethane, PVC - Polyvinyl chloride, PE-HD - Polyethylene, high density, PE-MD - Polyethylene, medium density, PE-LD - Polyethylene, low density, PE-LLD - Polyethylene, linear low density, PP - Polypropylene,

- PS, PSE = Eyeglasses frames, plastic cups, egg trays (PS); packaging, building insulation (PS-E), etc.
- PET = Bottles for water, soft drinks, juices, cleaners, etc
- PUR = Building insulation, pillows and mattresses, insulating foams for fridges, etc.
- PVC = Window frames, profiles, floor and wall covering, pipes, cable insulation, garden hoses, inflatable pools, etc.
- PE-HD, PE-MD = Toys, (PE-HD, PEMD), milk bottles, shampoo bottles, pipes, houseware (PE-HD), etc
-PE-LD, PE-LLD = Reusable bags, trays and containers, agricultural film (PE-LD), food packaging film (PE-LLD), etc.
- PP = Food packaging, sweet and snack wrappers, hinged caps, microwave - proof containers, pipes, automotive parts, bank notes, etc.
- Others = Hub caps (ABS); optical fibres (PBT); eyeglasses lenses, roofing sheets (PC); Touch screens (PMMA); cable coating in telecommunications (PTFE); and any others in aerospace, medical implants, surgical devices, membranes, valves & seals, protective coatings, etc, as well as other thermoplastics.
This statistic was assembled using several editions of the report.

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