Medical Plastics Demand to Increase in Global Market over Next Few Years

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10 Dec 2013 13:59 Jane Roberts

CHEMMONITOR.COM - Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polypropylene (PP) are expected to be in the greatest demand in the medical plastics market. Meantime, demand for polyethylene (PE), polystyrene (PS), polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polyamide (PA) is poised to advance rapidly.

Rubber latex is to account for the major market share. In 2018, biodegradable polymers are expected to demonstrate significant growth rates. Demand for polymers in the medical device and equipment sectors exceeds polymers demand in the medical packaging.

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