According to the German printing media reported on July 17, the German Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers Association (VDMA) survey predicted that the global total sales of packaging and printing growth of 5.2% per year. In the Interpack packaging exhibition by VDNA introduced on the packaging and printing market data by 2020 in the industry to cause a satisfactory smile. According to the latest survey, by 2020 the global market annual growth rate of 5.2%. VDNA expects total sales in 2020 to reach $ 286 billion, which is equivalent to an increase of $ 44 billion over 2015. Germany's modest growth rate was 2.4% ($ 18.1 billion).
The world's largest winner is the Indian packaging market, the growth rate of 12.4%, and therefore more than the German market, ranked fourth in the world packaging market.
These data are based on the latest survey conducted by the VDMA Association and the market researchers of the American Printing Technology Association (NPES) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). On the one hand, the market developments from 2011 to 2015, and on the other hand, the authors of the survey report carefully observed the 26 countries of all continents in order to prove their predictions. In addition, the data is divided into five parts of the packaging printing: corrugated cardboard, folding cartons, flexible packaging box, label printing and as part 5 of all niche markets, including direct printing on glass and metal.
According to the VDMA survey, although developing countries due to the increase in the middle class and health awareness to show a higher growth rate. However, in the United States, China and the EU developed market sales have increased to a completely different level. This predicts sales growth of more than four-fifths on the five largest markets ($ 37 billion in $ 44 billion). By 2015, the United States, China, Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom together accounted for 78% of all sales. According to the survey by the end of 2020 will account for 78% - India rose from No. 6 to No. 4, more than Germany, and the British squeezed out from the 5th. The driving force for development is the process of urbanization, such as the positioning of small groups of luxury packaging and competition in the sense of accurately positioning the target group and the trend of increasingly fragmented supply chain development. Global branded products are also increasingly produced and packaged in the center of the area.
Market research The economic growth forecast is classified according to the market and the market segment. The market survey is provided free of charge to the members of the VDNA association. The non-members can receive the association from June 2017. In the most dynamic areas of flexible packaging printing annual growth rate of 5.6%, followed by folding carton printing and label printing, according to the analysis of the two printing annual growth rate of 5.2%, but as the most mature and the largest market segment corrugated Cardboard printing is still growing: the survey predicts an average growth rate of 4.5% by the end of 2020.