Pakistan is an important domestic market of South East Asia growing at an impressive rate of 16% per annum. This sector contributes largely to government revenues and provide employment to more than 600,000 skilled and non- skilled work force.

  • Estimated investment in the integrated sector of plastics, printing and packaging is approximately $ 260 Million. FDI is 49%
  • There are 6,500 + plastics manufacturing units in Pakistan
  • 7 upstream and 700 downstream manufacturing units are present in organized sector
  • Medium Size units are 600 to 700
  • The number of SME units in unorganized sector is around 5,300
  • About 80 to 90% raw material imported is consumed by the industry itself
  • Production capacity is 624,000 Metric Tons per annum
  • Capacity utilization ranges between 49 to 95%
  • Raw material production is 543,000 Metric Tons per annum
  • Per capita consumption of plastics in Pakistan is nearly 4.5 KG per annum


Local Production

PET

253,000 MT

PVC

156,000 MT

GPPS, HIPS & EPS

100,000 MT

Methanol Urea Melamine

34,000 MT

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