Over the five years through 2015, revenue for the Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry is estimated to grow at an annualized rate of 8.7% to $137.6 billion. The number of industry enterprises has been growing at a much slower rate, at 3.6% per year over the five-year period. With increasing competition and more stringent regulations, many inefficient and outmoded paper mills exited the industry. Meanwhile, rising automation levels, coupled with more efficient internal processes, led to a decrease in the industry's workforce; the number of employees is expected to decline an annualized 0.9% over the period.
The Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing industry in China operates paper mills that manufacture paper and paperboard from pulp and recycled materials. Industry products include paper rolls and reams. Sales of converted paper products, sandpaper and handmade paper not included in this industry.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.