Overview of the Market for Soda And Sulphate Chemical Wood Pulp in Estonia
In value terms, production of chemical wood pulp (soda and sulphate, other than dissolving grades) contracted sharply to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production showed a perceptible decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Production peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The size of the market for chemical wood pulp (soda and sulphate, other than dissolving grades) in Estonia shrank to $ in 2019, with a decrease of -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of % against the previous year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. From 2009 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.