Chemical Wood Pulp Market Overview in the Netherlands
In value terms, chemical wood pulp production contracted to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production, however, showed a drastic downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of % year-to-year. The Netherlands production peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The value of the chemical wood pulp market in the Netherlands contracted to $ in 2019, which is down 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). In general, consumption recorded a perceptible decrease. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when the market value increased by % y-o-y. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. From 2014 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.
From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of the volume of consumption of bleached sulphate pulp stood at -%. With regard to the other consumed products, the following average annual rates of growth were recorded: bleached sulphite pulp (-% per year) and unbleached sulphate pulp (-% per year).
In value terms, bleached sulphate pulp ($) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by bleached sulphite pulp ($). It was followed by unbleached sulphate pulp.
For bleached sulphate pulp, market plunged by an average annual rate of -% over the period from 2007-2019. With regard to the other consumed products, the following average annual rates of growth were recorded: bleached sulphite pulp (-% per year) and unbleached sulphate pulp (-% per year).