World Paper Packaging Market Analysis – Paper Packaging, Marketing – Paper Industry

{flickr|100|campaign} Past twenty or thirty years, the plastic packaging materials and containers in the food, beverage, packaging and other industrial products and commodities has been increasingly widely used, plastic packaging has been growing very rapidly, on a variety of packaging material past the first long-term residence in the paper packaging the formation of a considerable market impact, but the paper packaging market has not shrunk, but has been growing.

According to the World Packaging Organization statistics, the world packaging market in 2002 was 417 billion U.S. dollars, paper packaging market was 152 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for 36%, which was 80 billion U.S. dollars corrugated cardboard 420 million. World packaging market in 2004 increased to 459 billion U.S. dollars, is expected to increase to 2009 556 billion U.S. dollars, an annual increase of 4.2%. Paper packaging market in 2004 was 176 billion U.S. dollars in 2005, more than 180 billion U.S. dollars by 2009 will increase to 216 billion U.S. dollars.

Packaging paper and paperboard production in the world’s total output of paper play an important role. Wrapping paper production in recent years are more than 2,000 tons of white board and other cardboard production at 4000 million tons, production of corrugated paper and corrugated board more. World production of corrugated base paper in 2001 92.54 million tons, increased to 97.34 million tons in 2002, 2003, more than 100 million tons, up 111 million tons in 2004. Corrugated paper, paperboard and other packaging production, about the world of paper and paperboard production in half. World production of corrugated board for the 120 billion square meters in 1997, 2000, increased to 125.3 billion square meters in 2002 to 132 billion square meters, 142 billion square meters in 2003, 2004 and 141 billion square meters, up to 157 000 000 000 2005 square meters. Asian production of corrugated board in which 590 million square meters, Europe 430 million square meters, North America 420 million square meters, Central and South America to 8.5 billion square meters, Oceania, 23 million square meters, Africa, 18 million square meters.

United States, China and Japan, corrugated board production in the world, ahead of other countries. U.S. corrugated board production in 1999 had reached 37.7 billion square meters in 2002, 35.3 million square meters.

Corrugated board production in China surged year after year, from 1995 to 2002 of 7 years, the average annual net increase of one billion square meters, from 70 billion square meters to more than 140 million square meters. From 2003 to 2005 for the 3 years, corrugated board production growth in China accelerated greatly increased in 2003 to 18.8 billion square meters in 2004, an increase of 21.9 billion square meters in 2005, 255 million square meters. Corrugated board production in recent years in Japan were more than in 13 billion square meters in 1997 and 2000 was 13.5 billion square meters, respectively, in 2004 and 2005 increased to 13.6 billion square meters and 13.7 billion square meters.

China paper packaging in the packaging industry’s position is very important. China Paper packaging materials and container production in 2000 reached 13.2 million tons, is 1.6 times that of glass packaging products, packaging materials and containers of metal is about 7 times that of plastic packaging materials and containers of 5 times. Paper packaging materials and containers in the future will maintain a rapid growth momentum, increased to 20 million tons in 2005, 2010 and 2015 will increase to 27 million tons and 36 million tons. China’s packaging industry in 2005 was 401.7 billion yuan output value, up 22.4%. One paper packaging was 149.2 billion yuan output value, an increase of 31.4, accounting for 37.1% of GDP; plastic packaging for the 108.2 billion yuan output value, accounting for 26.9% of GDP; metal packaging production value of 326 billion yuan, accounting for 8.1%; glass packaging production value 10.8 billion, accounting for 2.7%.

China in 2005 produced 56 million tons of paper, which was 19.3 million tons corrugated paper, white board for the 7.9 million tons, packing paper, 570 tons, three total production 32.9 million tons. China’s paper consumption in 2005 was 59.3 million tons, which was 21.5 million tons corrugated paper, white board for the 8.63 million tons, wrapping paper, 576 tons, three total for the 35.9 million tons.

Japanese packaging materials and containers of paper packaging in terms of output or on the production, the tops ahead position. Such as 2005, the Japanese paper packaging of the output value of more than 4 percent, plastics account for only 1 / 4 more, metals accounted for less than 1 / 5, glass and wood products account for only 1 / 40 up and down. Paper packaging production accounts for a greater proportion of total output, up to 6 percent more than plastic, metal, glass and wood products accounted for less than 1 / 5, less than 1 / 10, less than 1 / 14 and is less than 1 / 30.