Bleached Sulphite Pulp Market Overview in Portugal
In value terms, bleached sulphite pulp production fell to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production saw a deep downturn. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $. From 2011 to 2019, production growth failed to regain the momentum.
The size of the bleached sulphite pulp market in Portugal dropped modestly to $ in 2019, shrinking 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, however, posted measured growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Portugal consumption peaked at $ in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.