The global packaging market stood at $812 billion in 2014, increasing by 2.8% over 2013. Sales are projected to increase by 3.3% in real terms for 2015 to $839 billion. Smithers Pira forecasts annual growth of 3.5% per year to 2020, with sales to reach $997 billion by 2020. The Future of Global Packaging to 2020 is a comprehensive overview of the status of the packaging industry in 50 countries globally, broken down by packaging product, end-use sector, economic indicators and geographic markets. This completely updated report provides market sizes and forecasts, over 650 tables, and is based on an in-depth combination of primary and secondary research.