Newsprint Market Overview in Finland
In value terms, newsprint production expanded slightly to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, continues to indicate a abrupt decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production remained at a lower figure.
The revenue of the newsprint market in Finland declined markedly to $ in 2019, dropping 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 faced a abrupt downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.