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Assessing global sustainable packaging challenges

In a new report, Smithers Pira explores the hurdles to sustainable packaging growth, which include the complex interaction between products and packaging, and increasing governmental regulations.

A new report from Smithers Pira, “The Future of Global Packaging to 2020,” forecasts steady growth across the sustainable packaging industry: A market valued at $839 billion in 2015 will increase at 3.5% year-on-year and reach a total value of $997 billion in 2020. As this happens, Smithers Pira notes, sustainability will become an increasingly important factor for decision makers at all stages of packaging value chains.

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