China aims to go as big in bioplastics as it did in solar panels

Chinese material manufacturers plan to dramatically increase their output of biodegradable plastics made from plants in response to China’s ban against disposal plastic bags.

A single company, China BBCA Group, aims to build up its capacity to produce the plastic to a level that far outstrips global demand.

The scale of these plans attests to the size of China’s plastic waste problem. But it also raises concerns among competitors of a Chinese-driven supply glut the likes of which was seen in solar cells and and wind turbines.

Biome Technologies plc is a growth oriented, commercially driven technology group. The Group’s primary activity is the development of its fast growing business in bioplastics. The Group comprises two divisions: Biome Bioplastics and Stanelco RF Technologies.

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