|Current Trends in Mexico's Plastic Industry and Briefing on Plastimagen 2013 -- Chemical Production Machinery, Composite Materials, Computer Software, Industrial Chemicals, Process Controls - Industrial, Packaging Eq., Plastics Production Machinery, Plastics Materials/Resins|
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Find out how your company can capture sales in the Mexican plastics sector! Mexico is a hot market for US plastics. Mexico consumes around 6.2 million tons a year of plastic products and 4 million tons for raw materials. Opportunities abound for U.S. companies with a decent market of 100 million Mexican consumers. Direct plastic consumption per capita in Mexico is 55 kg a year. Market Demand Mexico ranks as the 12th largest plastic consumer in the world, which accounts for 5.3 percent of the manufacturing sector and one percent GDP contribution. During the last few years, the plastic industry in Mexico has been growing steadily from three to five percent a year. As per the National Association of the Plastic Industry (ANIPAC) the industry reported a growth of 10% in 2011. Mexico City and the metropolitan area represent the major production area in Mexico nationwide.
|Harry Henson, North Texas|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Jeff Hamilton, Mexico City|
|Mario Vidana, Monterrey|
|Monica Martinez, Mexico City|