Chemical Wood Pulp Market Overview in Spain
In value terms, chemical wood pulp production dropped remarkably to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production recorded a abrupt downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Spain production peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The size of the chemical wood pulp market in Spain fell 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). Overall, consumption showed a pronounced descent. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2015 with an increase of % against the previous year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $. From 2016 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.
From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of the volume of consumption of bleached sulphate pulp was relatively modest. With regard to the other consumed products, the following average annual rates of growth were recorded: bleached sulphite pulp (+% per year) and unbleached sulphate pulp (-% per year).
In value terms, bleached sulphate pulp ($) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by bleached sulphite pulp ($). It was followed by unbleached sulphate pulp.
From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of the market volume of bleached sulphate pulp amounted to -%. For the other products, the average annual rates were as follows: bleached sulphite pulp (+% per year) and unbleached sulphate pulp (-% per year).