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Research and Markets: Australasia Pulp & Paper Strategic Review 2014 with Forecasts to 2019

July 20, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Pulp & Paper Strategic Review 2014” report to their offering.

The 2014 Pulp and Paper Strategic Review provides unrivalled coverage of the quantitative experience and strategic developments in the Australian and New Zealand pulp and paper industries, over the course of the past year and the last decade.

Now in its 23rd consecutive annual edition, the Review remains the most comprehensive, accurate and respected analysis of the pulp and paper sectors in Australasia. It covers all manufacturing, imports, exports and distribution and markets within Australia and New Zealand.

The Review commences with in-depth strategic analysis of the sectors, establishing the industry’s strengths and weaknesses and identifying threats and opportunities. A full chapter describes the context of the industry from a macro and trend perspective, with reference to legislation and regulation.

Each sector is placed in international context with global data and consumption forecasts for the next five years for pulp, the four main printing and communication paper grades, paperboard, tissue and newsprint. Each is based on the consumption experience over the last twenty-three years and leading economic projections.

Demand drivers are examined in detail with particular reference to trends in:

– Advertising expenditure, especially print versus on-line

– Population, demographics and markets

– Consumption of paper and paper products, with a full decade of detail

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary:

– Demand declined in 2013-14 in Australia and New Zealand

– Consumption growth is forecast through to 2019

– Major changes in Australian and New Zealand industry

– Pulp consumption is growing

– Recovered paper exported to the worl

– Newsprint consumption is collapsing

– Printing and communication paper markets driven by imports

– Tissue sector now has three major companies

– Packaging papers have a global focus

– The impact of currency cannot be overestimated

Section 1 – Pulp & Paper Supply Chain Dynamics

1.1 Mega Trends That Matter

1.2 Global Paper Markets

1.3 Demand Drivers for Paper and Paper Products

1.4 Paper & Paperboard Demand in Australia

1.5: Paper and Paperboard Demand in New Zealand

1.6 Overview and Strategic Evaluation of the Australasian Pulp & Paper Industry

Section 2 – Fibre Supplies

Section 3 – Newsprint

Section 4 – Printing & Communication Papers

4.1 Global

4.2 Australia

4.3 New Zealand

4.4 Uncoated Mechanicals

4.5 Coated Mechanicals

4.6 Uncoated Woodfrees

4.7 Coated Woodfrees

4.8 Specialty Papers

Section 5 – Tissue

Section 6 – Packaging & Industrial Papers

6.1 Australia

6.2 Container Materials

6.3 Cartonboard

6.4 New Zealand

Section 7 – Paper Distribution

7.1 Dynamics of Global Paper Distribution

7.2 New Zealand

Section 8 – References

8.1 Australasian Manufacturing Locations & Capacities

8.2 An Overview of Pulping, Papermaking & The Main Grades

8.3 Resources

8.4 List of Abbreviations

Companies Mentioned

– ABC Tissue

– Amcor

– Asaleo Care

– Asia Pulp & Paper

– Australian Paper

– BJ Ball

– Carter Holt Harvey

– Carter Holt Harvey Pulp, Paper and Packaging

– Cottonsoft

– Encore Tissue

– KW Doggett

– Kimberly-Clark Australia

– Nippon Paper

– Norske Skog

– Oji Holdings

– Oroa

– Pan Pac

– PaperlinX


– SCA Hygiene Australasia

– SIG Combibloc

– Solaris

– Tetrapak

– Visy Industries

– Winstone Pulp

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