Recovered Fibre Pulp Market Overview in China
In value terms, recovered fibre pulp production stood at $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. In general, recovered fibre pulp production continues to indicate a remarkable expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when production volume increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, recovered fibre pulp production hit record highs at $ in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the recovered fibre pulp market in China amounted to $ in 2018, approximately mirroring 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, the total market indicated a resilient increase from 2007 to 2018: its value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last eleven-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2018 figures, recovered fibre pulp consumption decreased by -% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2012 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Recovered fibre pulp consumption peaked at $ in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, consumption failed to regain its momentum.