The global market for polypropylene woven bags and sacks market was valued at US$ 3,421.5 mln in 2017. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.2% over the forecast period, 2018-2028, ass per Fact.MR. Polypropylene woven bags and sacks are 100% reusable and non-toxic. Polypropylene woven bags and sacks find applications in various end use industries. Agriculture product packaging, food packaging, geotechnical packaging, tourism and transport, daily necessities, flood control products are some of the prominent applications of polypropylene woven bags and sacks. On the basis of bag type, the polypropylene woven bags and sacks market is segmented into valve bags, gusseted bags, block bottom bags, pinch bottom bags, open mouth bags and others.
The polypropylene woven bags and sacks market is segmented into laminated polypropylene woven bags and non-laminated polypropylene woven bags. The laminated polypropylene woven bags and sacks market is further sub segmented into Kraft paper laminate and BOPP Laminate. On the basis of end use, the polypropylene woven bags and sacks market is segmented into building & construction, agriculture & allied industries, food, retail and shopping and others.
The demand for polypropylene bags and sacks from the cement industry has increased significantly in the last few years, due to increase in urbanization and growth in the industrial sector. Multinational companies are eyeing the Middle East region in anticipation of increased demand from the building & construction industry. The cement industry in Saudi Arabia is expected to grow at an annual average rate of the 10-12%, during 2014-2020. Steady increase in the cement industry will increase the demand for its packaging, and in turn, polypropylene woven bags and sacks. Polypropylene woven bags & sacks offer optimum strength and good material handling during transportation and shipping. They are highly preferred for cement packaging. In recent years, it has been noticed that the number of polypropylene woven bags & sacks manufacturers for industrial applications has increased dramatically.
For example, Cement Product Industry Co. Ltd has achieved strong growth within a short span of time. The company serves packaging needs of the major cement industries in the GCC region. Moreover, the demand for polypropylene woven bags & sacks is very high in Saudi Arabia and UAE region due to large scale industrial development in this region. Both of these countries account for a large market share of the cement industry in the region. With the increase in cement production by cement manufacturers, the demand for polypropylene woven bags and sacks is expected to rise. In addition, there is a great demand for Polypropylene bags and sacks from the cement industry in emerging economies such as China and India, which is expected to significantly contribute to the growth of the overall market.