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PET Packaging in Indian beverage industry

Sunder Singh, Trade Journalist, Specilisied in Indian / ASEAN/ the Middle East Packaging and Beverage Industry for comPETence

India is a country of remarkable potential and opportunities. The second most populous nation on the globe (1.27 billion) has been one of the fastest growing economies in the recent years. Not surprisingly, with a predominantly young population, the consumption of beverages (and resultantly PET packaging) in the country has grown at high rates. With a forecasted annual growth of more than 10 % per year in coming years, Indian beverage market and PET industry are expected to maintain its healthy run for the foreseeable future. PETnology presents an overview of PET packaging in the Indian beverage industry in this article.