Analysis of market prospects of starch products：
The annual output of starch in the world was more than 7 million tons in the mid-1970s, and increased to more than 18 million tons in the mid-1980s. In the early 1990s, it reached more than 20 million tons, and now it has exceeded 30 million tons. The US starch production ranks first in the world, reaching 16 million tons. It is mainly based on corn starch and is mainly used to produce starch sugar and modified starch. The annual output of EU starch is more than 4 million tons. The main varieties are potato, wheat and corn starch. Processing starch sugar, modified starch, sorbitol and other deep processing products; Japan's annual output of starch is more than 2 million tons, mainly corn and potato, used to produce starch sugar, modified starch and food industry raw materials; annual output of Thai starch It is 1.5 million tons, all of which is cassava starch. It is mainly used for export and processing of modified starch, monosodium glutamate, starch sugar, etc.; cassava starch in Brazil, Colombia and other countries cannot be exported due to high production cost and high price. The annual output of Chinese starch has reached more than 5 million tons, of which corn starch accounts for about 86%, cassava starch accounts for about 8%, and other potatoes, cereals and wild plants take up 6% of starch. China's starch consumption structure is roughly: 30% for MSG, 20% for medicine, 20% for deep-processed products, 15% for food, packaging, and commercial, and 15% for others. The annual production of corn and potato starch processing plants in the United States and the European Union is on the scale of more than 100,000 tons to hundreds of thousands tons. The annual output of cassava starch in Thailand is between 50,000 and 150,000 tons.