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Asia-Pacific: Paper And Paperboard Market Overview 2021

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Paper And Paperboard Market Size in Asia-Pacific

In 2019, the Asia-Pacific paper and paperboard market increased by X% to $X, rising for the third year in a row after two years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market attained the peak level in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Paper And Paperboard Production in Asia-Pacific

In value terms, paper and paperboard production contracted to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total production indicated a moderate expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X, leveling off in the following year.

Production By Country in Asia-Pacific

The country with the largest volume of paper and paperboard production was China (X tonnes), accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, paper and paperboard production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Japan (X tonnes), fourfold. India (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

In China, paper and paperboard production increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007-2019. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Japan (-X% per year) and India (+X% per year).

Paper And Paperboard Exports

Exports in Asia-Pacific

In 2019, approx. X tonnes of paper and paperboard were exported in Asia-Pacific; therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. The volume of export peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, paper and paperboard exports stood at $X in 2019. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs in 2019 and are likely to continue growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

In 2019, China (X tonnes) and Indonesia (X tonnes) were the key exporters of paper and paperboard in Asia-Pacific, together amounting to approx. X% of total exports. South Korea (X tonnes) ranks next in terms of the total exports with a X% share, followed by Japan (X%), Taiwan (Chinese) (X%), India (X%), Australia (X%) and Thailand (X%).

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in India, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($X), Indonesia ($X) and South Korea ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, with a combined X% share of total exports. Japan, Thailand, Taiwan (Chinese), India and Australia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X the main exporting countries, India recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the paper and paperboard export price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $X per tonne, approximately mirroring the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2019, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the export price increased by X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was China ($X per tonne), while Australia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Thailand, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Paper And Paperboard Imports

Imports in Asia-Pacific

For the fourth consecutive year, Asia-Pacific recorded growth in supplies from abroad of paper and paperboard, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. The volume of import peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, paper and paperboard imports totaled $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

In 2019, China (X tonnes), distantly followed by India (X tonnes), Viet Nam (X tonnes), Malaysia (X tonnes), Japan (X tonnes), the Philippines (X tonnes), Taiwan (Chinese) (X tonnes), South Korea (X tonnes) and Australia (X tonnes) represented the major importers of paper and paperboard, together constituting X% of total imports. The following importers - Thailand (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes), Bangladesh (X tonnes) and Singapore (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Viet Nam, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported paper and paperboard in Asia-Pacific, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Viet Nam, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value in China stood at +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: India (+X% per year) and Viet Nam (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The paper and paperboard import price in Asia-Pacific stood at $X per tonne in 2019, stabilizing at the previous year. Over the last twelve-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, import prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Thailand ($X per tonne), while Bangladesh ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Thailand, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for paper and paperboard in Asia-Pacific?
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China (103M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of paper and paperboard consumption, comprising approx. 53% of total volume. Moreover, paper and paperboard consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Japan (25M tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (22M tonnes), with a 11% share.
What are the largest producers of paper and paperboard in Asia-Pacific?
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The country with the largest volume of paper and paperboard production was China (104M tonnes), accounting for 53% of total volume. Moreover, paper and paperboard production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Japan (25M tonnes), fourfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by India (20M tonnes), with a 10% share.
What are the leading exporters of paper and paperboard in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, China ($6.3B), Indonesia ($4.2B) and South Korea ($2.4B) were the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, together accounting for 62% of total exports. Japan, Thailand, Taiwan (Chinese), India and Australia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 27%.
What are the leading importers of paper and paperboard in Asia-Pacific?
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In value terms, China ($4.7B) constitutes the largest market for imported paper and paperboard in Asia-Pacific, comprising 21% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by India ($2.2B), with a 10% share of total imports. It was followed by Viet Nam, with a 8.6% share.
What is the average export price for paper and paperboard in Asia-Pacific?
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In 2019, the paper and paperboard export price in Asia-Pacific amounted to $919 per tonne, approximately equating the previous year.
What is the average import price for paper and paperboard in Asia-Pacific?
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The paper and paperboard import price in Asia-Pacific stood at $945 per tonne in 2019, flattening at the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1676 - Household and sanitary papers
• FCL 1617 - Case materials
• FCL 1618 - Cartonboard
• FCL 1621 - Wrapping papers
• FCL 1622 - Other papers mainly for packaging
• FCL 1683 - Other paper and paperboard n.e.s. (not elsewhere specified)
• FCL 1671 - Newsprint
• FCL 1612 - Printing and writing papers, uncoated, mechanical
• FCL 1615 - Printing and writing papers, uncoated, wood free
• FCL 1616 - Printing and writing papers, coated

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the paper and paperboard market in Asia-Pacific. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• Afghanistan
• American Samoa
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• Cook Islands
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
• Fiji
• French Polynesia
• Guam
• Kiribati
• Lao People's Democratic Republic
• Macao SAR
• Maldives
• Marshall Islands
• Micronesia
• Nauru
• Nepal
• New Caledonia
• Niue
• Northern Mariana Islands
• Palau
• Papua New Guinea
• Samoa
• Solomon Islands
• Taiwan (Chinese)
• Timor-Leste
• Tokelau
• Tonga
• Tuvalu
• Vanuatu
• Wallis and Futuna Islands

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Asia-Pacific, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Asia-Pacific
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Afghanistan
• Australia
• Bangladesh
• Bhutan
• Brunei Darussalam
• Cambodia
• China
• Hong Kong SAR
• Macao SAR
• Cook Islands
• Fiji
• French Polynesia
• India
• Indonesia
• Japan
• Kiribati
• Malaysia
• Maldives
• Marshall Islands
• Micronesia
• Myanmar
• Nepal
• New Caledonia
• New Zealand
• Northern Mariana Islands
• Pakistan
• Palau
• Papua New Guinea
• Philippines
• Samoa
• Singapore
• Solomon Islands
• South Korea
• Sri Lanka
• Taiwan (Chinese)
• Thailand
• Timor-Leste
• Tokelau
• Tonga
• Tuvalu
• Vanuatu
• Viet Nam
• Wallis and Futuna Islands
• Lao People's Democratic Republic
• American Samoa
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea
• Nauru
• Niue
• Guam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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