According to the report “Non-woven Fabric Market—Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021-2026)” by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the nonwoven fabric market was valued at USD 43,883 million in 2020 and the market is expected to register a CAGR of more than 6% during the forecast period.
The demand for new and better-performing products is propelling the nonwoven industry. There is a significant demand for nonwoven fabric from the healthcare industry with increasing surgeries and the construction of new medical facilities being primary driving forces. Additionally, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in demand for nonwoven face masks.
Asia-Pacific is expected to be the largest consumer, globally, owing to the commissioning of additional capacities, as well as an increase in the production of nonwoven fabric in the region.
In terms of consumption and production of nonwoven fabric, China held the largest share, globally.