Global Paper Industry 2012-2017: Trends, Profits and Forecast Analysis

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  • Region: Global
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The global paper industry experienced stable growth during the last five years and is expected to continue its growth momentum, reaching approximately US $256 billion in 2017 with a CAGR of 5.9% over the next five years (2012-2017).

Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the global paper industry and presents its findings in “Global Paper Industry 2012-2017: Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysis.”

The paper industry is highly fragmented. APAC dominates this industry and was the major contributor with a 42% growth rate in 2011 due to improvement in changing lifestyle of consumers, urbanization, and rise in disposable income. A combination of factors such as demographic condition, economic condition, and environmental regulations has had a significant impact on the industry dynamics.

Lucintel’s research indicates that in 2011, the industry witnessed good growth over 2010 due to an increase in the number of press publications, which increased usage of newsprint and nonnewsprint papers such as newsletters, journals, etc. Paper demand has increased rapidly as China and other Asian markets have depicted significant growth APAC is emerging as the best growth prospect in the coming years with increasing demand for paper from the pulp and paper manufacturing sector. In APAC, population growth and increasing business activity is expected to have a direct influence on the consumption of specialty paper. Increasing market share of APAC in world trade and rapid industrialization in emerging economies will boost demand of paper in this region. Population growth, urbanization, increase in middle class population, and rises in standard of living will drive growth to new horizons.

This study provides an overview of the global paper industry. The report tracks four geographic regions for the global paper industry.

Increasing literacy rate, recycling, population, and economic growth are anticipated to boost the industry. The industry is expected to face certain challenges posed by use of electronic media, enhanced environmental regulation, volatility in raw material prices, and energy inputs. This comprehensive guide from Lucintel provides readers with valuable information and the tools needed to successfully drive critical business decisions with a thorough understanding of the market’s potential. This report will save Lucintel clients hundreds of hours in personal research time on a global market and it offers significant benefits in expanding business opportunities throughout the global paper industry. In a fast-paced ever-changing world, business leaders need every advantage available to them in a timely manner to drive change in the market and to stay ahead of their competition. This report provides business leaders with a keen advantage in this regard by making them aware of emerging trends and demand requirements on an annual basis.

Features and Scope of this Report:

To make any investment or strategic decision, you need adequate and timely information. This market report fulfils this core need. Some of the features of this market report are:

- Industry size estimates in terms of (US $) value by regions
- Global paper industry analysis annual trend (2006-2011) and forecast (2012-2017)
- Porter’s Five Force analysis
- New product launch and merger and acquisition activity in global paper industry
- Quarterly demand trend (Q1 2010-Q4 2011)and forecast analysis (Q1 2012 – Q4 2012) for global paper industry
- Gross and net profit trends in the global paper industry
- Cost structure trend in the global as well as regional paper industry

Benefits of Lucintel Reports:

Lucintel’s core competency is in market research and management consulting. In last 14 years, Lucintel has worked on hundreds of market research studies. Lucintel’s market report offers following benefits.

- It saves your money, as compared to doing research in-house. ($80,000+)
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- It is an un-biased source of industry facts, intelligence and insights.
- It helps you make confident business decisions quickly.

Who Can Benefit From This Report?

This study is intended for senior level executives, sales, marketing and business development professionals at various nodes of value chain of this market. This multi-client market study from Lucintel is used by small to multi-national Fortune 500 companies and utilized for a variety of reasons as follows.

- Business development
- Strategic planning
- Business presentation
- Determination of market size and trend
- Competitive analysis
- Resource and Inventory Management
- Budgeting
- Investment Decision
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1. Executive Summary
2. Industry Definition and Scope
3. Industry Overview
4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
5. Industry Trends
6. Industry Forecasts
7. Emerging Trends
8. Conclusions

List of Figures

CHAPTER 3. Industry Overview
Figure 3.1: External forces shaping global paper industry
CHAPTER 4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
Figure 4.1: Global GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.2: Global inflation rate trend
Figure 4.3: Global population growth rate trend
Figure 4.4: Global unemployment rate trend
Figure 4.5: Regional GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.6: Regional inflation rate trend
Figure 4.7: Regional population growth rate trend
Figure 4.8: Regional unemployment rate trend
CHAPTER 5. Industry Trends
Figure 5.1 Global paper industry revenue annual trend 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.2 Global paper industry regional trend: 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.3 Global paper industry regional trend: 2006-11 (%)
Figure 5.4 Global paper industry quarterly trend 2010-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.5 Global paper industry profitability trend: 2006-11
Figure 5.6 Global paper industry revenue per employee trend: 2006-11
Figure 5.7 Cost structure of global paper industry 2006-11
Figure 5.8 Cost structure in North American paper industry 2006-11
Figure 5.9 Cost structure in European paper industry: 2006-11
Figure 5.10 Cost structure in Asia Pacific paper industry: 2006-11
Figure 5.11 Top five companies v/s paper industry gross profit & net profit analysis: 2011
Figure 5.12 Cash on hand for global paper industry 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.13 Cash on hand for global paper industry 2006-11 (%)
Figure 5.14 Asset for global paper industry 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.15 Asset for global paper industry 2006-11 (%)
Figure 5.16 Debt for global paper industry 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.17 Debt for global paper industry 2006-11 (%)
Figure 5.18 Industry shares of top players in global paper industry in 2006
Figure 5.19 Industry shares of top players in global paper industry in 2011
Figure 5.20 Global paper industry 2006 industry share analysis
Figure 5.21 Global paper industry 2011 industry share analysis
CHAPTER 6. Industry Forecasts
Figure 6.1 Global paper industry annual forecast 2012-17 (US $B)
Figure 6.2 Global paper industry quarterly forecast 2011-12 (US $B)
Figure 6.3: Global GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 6.4: Global inflation rate forecast
Figure 6.5: Global population growth rate forecast
Figure 6.6: Global unemployment rate forecast
Figure 6.7: Regional GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 6.8: Regional inflation rate forecast
Figure 6.9: Regional population growth rate forecast
Figure 6.10: Regional unemployment rate forecast
Figure 6.11 Global paper industry regional forecast 2012-17 (US $B)
Figure 6.12 Global paper industry regional forecast 2012-17 (%)
CHAPTER 7. Emerging Trends
Figure 7.1: Global paper industry opportunity by region

List of Tables

CHAPTER 3. Industry Overview
Table 3.1: Industry parameters of global paper industry
Table 3.2: Relative industry attractiveness by region
CHAPTER 5. Industry Trends
Table 5.1: Regional revenue growth rate
Table 5.2: Percentage change in cost structure
Table 5.3: Percentage change in cash on hand
Table 5.4: Percentage change in total asset
Table 5.5: Percentage change in total debt
Table 5.6: Key companies by revenue growth
Table 5.7: Key companies by revenue decline
CHAPTER 6. Industry Forecasts
Table 6.1: Global paper industry forecast growth rate
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