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Polish packaging market growing steadily: industry turnover at about €10bn

20 Dec 2021 − 

Around six to seven thousand companies were active on the Polish packaging market in 2020. Industry turnover amounted to around PLN44.6bn (approximately €9.7bn) and the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the period 2010 to 2020 was a strong 7.6%.

These are the findings of Bank Pekao in its latest market report on the Polish packaging industry. Broken down by sector, paper and cardboard (40%) and plastics (37%) are proportionally the strongest in terms of deliveries. They are followed by metal (13%) and glass and wood (5% each). Paper and cardboard packaging grew fastest between 2010 and 2020 with a CAGR of 9%. The materials plastic, glass and wood performed with an average increase of 7-8%. However, deliveries of metal packaging also grew by an average of 5% during the analysis period.

Germany's neighboring country is particularly attractive for both domestic and foreign investors active in the packaging market, according to Pekao Bank analysts who underlined the high number of newly established packaging companies. From 2010 to 2018, the industry recorded around 885 new start-ups.

⇒ This is an excerpt from a more comprehensive article published in EUWID Packaging Markets 25/26/2021

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