United States Department of Agriculture

Economic Impact Analysis Reports

A series of reports commissioned by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) BioPreferred® Program for tracking the impact of the biobased product industry on the U.S. economy. Though these reports have been prepared for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) BioPreferred® Program. The conclusions and recommendations are those of the authors and have not been endorsed by the USDA.

  1. October 2014 report, Why Biobased? Opportunities in the Emerging Bioeconomy (pdf)
  2. June 2015 report, An Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry (pdf)
  3. October 2016 report, An Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry: 2016 Update (page | pdf)
  4. July 2019 report, An Economic Impact Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry: 2018 Update (page | pdf)
  5. CURRENT 2021 report release, An Economic Impact Report Analysis of the U.S. Biobased Products Industry: 2019 Update (page | interactive map | pdf)