2nd International Trade Show & Conference on Plastics

3 – 6 May 2017


Unveiling P4 Expo 2017

P4 India Expo offers the best platform for both domestic and international companies to showcase their expertise, products and technology innovations. Spread across at the modern facility in India, P4 India exhibition will bring together the entire value chain of Plastics, PVC and Compounds, Packaging and Petrochemicals under one roof and throw open the best networking opportunities for exhibitors and visitors alike.

At P4 India Expo, you can address the specific individual needs of your business with customised attention guaranteed to every participant. Visitor profile of the expo includes policy-makers, top CEOs and other decision-makers, innovators, purchase managers and academicians.

P lastics

Plastics consumption in India is growing over 16% a year, whereas growth in China is 10% and UK is 2.5%. Per capita consumption of India is 11 kg against the world average of 28 kg. In countries like USA, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Australia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, the consumption is more than 100 kg and in China it is at 38 kg. It is expected that India’s per capita consumption will cross 20 kg by 2020.

Growth in Automotive, Infrastructure, Packaging, Agriculture, Electronics, Healthcare, Housing and Construction, Textiles and FMCG are driving growth in plastics.

Automotive uses 16% plastic, in Infrastructure 21%; Packaging 43%, Agriculture 2% and others 18%

P etrochemicals

According to a recent industry report, Indian petrochemicals industry is estimated to be $100 bn by 2020. Currently at around $40 bn, the petrochemicals segment in the country is growing at a CAGR of around 14%.

Petrochemicals currently contribute to about 30% of country’s $120 bn chemical industry, which is likely to grow at a CAGR of 11% in next few years to touch $250 bn by 2020.

India has a vibrant Petrochemical Sector with a petroleum-refining capacity of over 215 MTPA and gas cracker complexes with downstream facility producing plastics and polymers.

P VC & Compounds

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) commonly known as infrastructure plastic has seen sizeable demand growth in the last several years. PVC industry in India is valued at over Rs 20,000 crores with five major producers and over 6,000 processors, and making consumer and industrial products.

The forecasts for PVC industry are bright. The global market, currently at $ 56 billion, is expected to reach a revenue of $65 billion in 2019, with average annual demand expected to increase at 3.9 per cent. The global consumption of PVC in 2014 was estimated at 40 million tonnes.

P ackaging

According to a report by an Industry body, it is estimated that the packaging industry in India will grow at 18%. It will reach $73 billion in 2020 from $32 billion in FY15. Indian packaging industry constitutes only 4% of the global Industry.

The per capita packaging consumption is as low as 4.3 kg as against 42 kg in Germany and 19 kg in Taiwan. Boom in the organized retail and e-commerce offers huge potential for growth for the Packaging Sector.

India consumes 12.8 MMT of plastics as against global consumption of 285 MMT per year, growing at 13% CAGR. It is expected an investment of $10 billion will be made for capacity addition during the next 5 years.