South America Agricultural Films Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

South America Agricultural Films Market is segmented by Type into Low-Density Polyethylene, Linear Low-Density Polyethylene, High-Density Polyethylene, Ethyl Vinyl Acetate (EVA)/Ethylene Butyl Acrylate (EBA), Reclaims, and Other Films, by Application into Greenhouse, Silage, Mulching, and Others, and by Geography into Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America.

Market Snapshot

Market Snapshot
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 6.1 %

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Market Overview

South American Agricultural Films market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period. Agricultural films are used extensively for soil protection, greenhouse farming, and mulching. The benefits derived include reduced soil erosion and compaction, temperature control, nutrient conservation, seed germination, weed control and protection against UV rays, etc. The greenhouse farming is still in the starting phase in south American countries and anticipated to grow at a lightening rate in the near future, boosting the agricultural films market. 

Scope of the report

Agriculture films are mainly used by greenhouse farmers, vegetables and fruit producers, and forage crops cultivating farmers. South America Agricultural Films market report describes the market status of agriculture films in various South American countries. The report gives an in-depth analysis of market aspects such as growth factors, market size, competitive environment, and future opportunities.

Low-Density Polyethylene
Linear Low-Density Polyethylene
High-Density Polyethylene
Ethyl Vinyl Acetate (EVA)/Ethylene Butyl Acrylate (EBA)
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Horticulture Industry and Green house farming Drives the market

Horticulture and Greenhouse farm owners are the major buyers of agriculture films along with forage crop cultivators. South America horticulture is well established with vegetables, fruits, and flower production. for instance, According to FAO, this region cultivated 1.4 million hectares of land with vegetables. Vegetable cultivation in such huge areas demands large quantities of agriculture films for mulching purposes. Greenhouse farming in south American countries like Brazil and Argentina has been gaining popularity and anticipated to grow at a significant rate. Brazil and Argentina have 36,517 hectares under-protected farming in 2019. The vast horticulture industry coupled with increasing greenhouse farming is anticipated to fuel the South American agricultural films market.

South America Agricultural Films Market: Area Under Vegetable Cultivation, Million hectares, 2016 - 2018

Brazil Dominates the Market

Brazil leads the agriculture sector among all the South American countries. The horticulture industry in the country has been very well developed with various types of fruits, vegetables, and flower cultivation. The total vegetable acreage in the country was recorded as 362 thousand hectares in 2018. The country's greenhouse farming sector is still in early phase and anticipated to multiply in forthcoming years. Brazil's horticulture industry coupled with large forage acreages compared to other South American countries made the country industry leader.

South America Agricultural Films Market : Revenue Share (%), by countries, 2019

Competitive Landscape

South American Agriculture film market is highly fragmented with many regional players. Agroflex, Biobag Americas, Manupackaging, Industrial Development Company sal are some of the top players in the region. These players are involved in active promotions of their brand, and products to increase the revenues. they also adopted strategies such as partnerships and acquisitions to expand their operations to other countries.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 Type

      1. 5.1.1 Low-Density Polyethylene

      2. 5.1.2 Linear Low-Density Polyethylene

      3. 5.1.3 High-Density Polyethylene

      4. 5.1.4 Ethyl Vinyl Acetate (EVA)/Ethylene Butyl Acrylate (EBA)

    2. 5.2 Application

      1. 5.2.1 Greenhouse

      2. 5.2.2 Silage

      3. 5.2.3 Mulching

      4. 5.2.4 Others

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 Brazil

      2. 5.3.2 Argentina

      3. 5.3.3 Rest of South America


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Agroflex

      2. 6.3.2 BioBag Americas, Inc.

      3. 6.3.3 Manupackaging

      4. 6.3.4 Dow

      5. 6.3.5 Industrial Development Company sal

      6. 6.3.6 Polifilm

      7. 6.3.7 Dalfilm

      8. 6.3.8 Plasper

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

  8. 8. IMPACT OF COVID-19

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Frequently Asked Questions

The South America Agricultual Films Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The South America Agricultual Films Market is growing at a CAGR of 6.1% over the next 5 years.

Agroflex, BioBag Americas, Inc., Manupackaging, Dow, Industrial Development Company sal are the major companies operating in South America Agricultual Films Market.

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