Newsprint Market Overview in Austria
In value terms, newsprint production totaled $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. In general, newsprint production continues to indicate a drastic decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when production volume increased by % y-o-y. Over the period under review, newsprint production hit record highs at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2018, production failed to regain its momentum.
The revenue of the newsprint market in Austria amounted to $ in 2018, coming down 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). In general, newsprint consumption continues to indicate a deep slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when the market value increased by % year-to-year. Newsprint consumption peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.