Updated Feb 18, 2023 09:14

Market for Household and Sanitary Articles of Paper in Austria

Market Overview
The Austrian market for household and sanitary articles of paper expanded notably to $ in , with an increase of % 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, consumption posted a temperate increase. Consumption of peaked at $ in ; however, from to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, production of household and sanitary articles of paper rose to $ in estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production enjoyed moderate growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the production volume increased by %. Over the period under review, production of attained the peak level at $ in ; however, from to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.


Consumption
In , the amount of household and sanitary articles of paper consumed in Austria expanded notably to tons, picking up by % on figures. Overall, consumption saw a perceptible increase. Over the period under review, consumption of attained the peak volume at tons in ; however, from to , consumption failed to regain momentum.

The revenue of the market for household and sanitary articles of paper in Austria rose notably to $ in , with an increase of % 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, consumption posted perceptible growth. Consumption of peaked at $ in ; however, from to , consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.


Market Forecast
Driven by increasing demand for household and sanitary articles of paper in Austria, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next eight-year period. Market performance is forecast to decelerate, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of +% for the period from to , which is projected to bring the market volume to tons by the end of .

In value terms, the market is forecast to increase with an anticipated CAGR of +% for the period from to , which is projected to bring the market value to $ (in nominal prices) by the end of .


Market Structure
Household and sanitary articles of paper market in Austria remained dependent on supplies from foreign countries. In , the share of imports in total consumption was % in value terms and % in physical terms.


Trade Balance
Austria remains a net importer of household and sanitary articles of paper; in physical and value terms, imports consistently exceeded exports from 2007 to . In , there was a trade deficit of tons, which was equal to $. Those figures reflect the fact that neither imports nor exports don’t dominate the trade balance, and the country may export not only the product manufactured domestically, but also re-export some previously imported goods.