Overview of the Market for Soda And Sulphate Chemical Wood Pulp in Hungary
In value terms, production of chemical wood pulp (soda and sulphate, other than dissolving grades) rose rapidly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a noticeable downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of % year-to-year. Production peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The size of the market for chemical wood pulp (soda and sulphate, other than dissolving grades) in Hungary was estimated at $ in 2019, growing by % 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 recorded a pronounced slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. Consumption peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.