Global containers, packaging market to reach nearly US$493.48B in value by 2014, up 17.4% from 2009, report forecasts

ROCKVILLE, Maryland , April 17, 2012 (press release) – MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Containers & Packaging: Global Industry Guide" to their collection of Packaging market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/MarketLine-v3883/Containers-Packaging-Global-Guide-6891385/

The containers and packaging market consists of packaging made of paper and card, plastic, metal and glass. It does not include packaging that is used only for transportation purposes such as wooden crates, pallets, steel drums etc. The market is valued at manufacturers' selling prices (MSP), while market volumes represent consumption.

The global containers and packaging market shrank by 1% in 2009 to reach a value of $420,302.6 million. In 2014, the global containers and packaging market is forecast to have a value of $493,479.5 million, an increase of 17.4% since 2009.

The global containers and packaging market grew by 0.3% in 2009 to reach a volume of 266.2 thousand tons. In 2014, the global containers and packaging market is forecast to have a volume of 307.1 thousand tons, an increase of 15.4% since 2009.

Paper is the largest segment of the global containers and packaging market, accounting for 40.8% of the market's total value.

Americas account for 38.8% of the global containers and packaging market value. Tetra Lavel is the leading player in the global containers and packaging market, generating a 3.3% share of the market's value.

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