Global E-Commerce Packaging

This report forecasts global demand for e-commerce packaging by product, market, and major world region in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level for 2023 and 2028. Product segments include: boxes; protective packaging; mailers; labels; and other products, such as tape and insulated shipping containers. Reported markets encompass: computers, electronics, and software; apparel and accessories; home furnishings; food and beverage; and other markets, such as recreation goods and health, personal care, and beauty products. Major world regions include North America, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, and all other regions.

To illustrate historical trends, world, product, market, and regional demand (including product segments) are provided for 2013 and 2018.

Excluded from the scope of this report are: consumer-to-consumer transactions (e.g., a private individual selling used items through an online marketplace); business-to-business transactions (e.g., a business purchasing office furniture online); online sales of cars and other motor vehicles; online transactions involving houses and real estate; primary retail packaging, such as retail boxes and protective packaging used for products sold in stores (e.g., a retail box, molded foam, and plastic film used for the protection of a television in a store); and returned items.

For any given historical year, US dollar amounts are obtained from values expressed in the applicable local currency. These local currency values are converted to US dollars at the average annual exchange rate for that year. For forecast years, the US dollar amounts assume the same annual exchange rate at that prevailing in 2018.

Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
322130 Paperboard Mills
322211 Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Mfg
322212 Folding Paperboard Box Mfg
322219 Other Paperboard Container Mfg
326111 Plastics Bag and Pouch Mfg
326140 Polystyrene Foam Product Manufacturing
326150 Urethane and Other Foam Product Manufacturing
326199 All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing

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