Plastics Industry

Plastics Industry

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According to the latest study released by FIESP, evolution of the sector's revenues between 2000 to 2007 shows an impressive annual average growth rate of 12%, and in the end to the growth of 99.5%.


Of all companies surveyed, 52.3% reported an annual sales in 2007 of more than R$ 1,2 million, 32.3% said annual sales of over R$ 2,4 million.


From the estimated number of companies to the Greater Region ABC (356 companies), it is estimated that the number of employees in manufacturing
industries plastic sector of the ABC Region is somewhere around 19,376 people on December 2007.


Products with the classifications (NCM) amounted in 2006, world exports of US$ 188,429 thousand. In the period from 2001 to 2006 the export of these products grew by 93.5%, according to COMTRADE, of the United Nations - ONU. Taking as a base year of 2006 for the calculation of participation of countries in total world exports of these products, Brazil occupies 33th position with approximately 0.4% market share and growth, between 2001 to 2006 of 136 , 3% above the global average (93.5%).