Bleached Sulphite Pulp Market Overview in Chile
In value terms, bleached sulphite pulp production fell slightly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of % against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $, and then fell in the following year.
The size of the bleached sulphite pulp market in Chile amounted to $ in 2019, approximately reflecting 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 showed a significant expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.