Sulphite Wood Pulp Market Overview in France
In value terms, sulphite wood pulp production expanded to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, the total production indicated mild growth from 2007 to 2019: its value decreased at an average annual rate of -% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, production increased by +% against 2016 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Sulphite wood pulp production peaked at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The value of the sulphite wood pulp market in France shrank to $ in 2019, reducing 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). Over the period under review, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. From 2014 to 2019, the growth of the market failed to regain the momentum.