Newsprint Market Overview in the United Kingdom
In value terms, newsprint production shrank to $ in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a pronounced downturn. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.
The value of the newsprint market in the UK declined rapidly to $ in 2019, which is 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). Overall, consumption saw a drastic downturn. The pace of growth appeared 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 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.