Bleached Sulphite Pulp Market Overview in India
In value terms, bleached sulphite pulp production totaled $20M in 2010 estimated in export prices. Overall, bleached sulphite pulp production continues to indicate a precipitous contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when production volume increased by 1% year-to-year. In that year, bleached sulphite pulp production reached its peak level of $51M. From 2009 to 2010, bleached sulphite pulp production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the bleached sulphite pulp market in India amounted to $32M in 2010, shrinking by -30.9% 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, bleached sulphite pulp consumption continues to indicate a deep setback. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 with a decrease of -1.8% against the previous year. Bleached sulphite pulp consumption peaked at $52M in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2010, consumption remained at a lower figure.