India Paper & Paper Products Market to Reach $13.4 Billion by 2024 – Industry Overview, Trade Dynamics, Competitive Landscape | Financial Buzz

India Paper & Paper Products Market to Reach $13.4 Billion by 2024 – Industry Overview, Trade Dynamics, Competitive Landscape

Dublin, Feb. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “India Paper & Paper Products Market By Application (Writing & Printing Paper, Paperboard & Packaging, Newsprint and Specialty Paper), By Raw Material (Waste & Recycled Paper, Wood and Agro Residue), Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2024” report has been added to’s offering.

India’s share in the demand for paper across the globe were analysed is growing, as the domestic demand is increasing at a steady pace, while the demand in western nations is shrinking. Notably, the demand for domestic paper in India rose from 9.4 million tonnes in FY08 to 15.4 million tonnes in FY16. Despite the continuous growth in the industry, per capita paper consumption in the country stands at a little over 14 kg, which is still well below the global average of 57 kg and considerably below 200 kg in North America.

The Indian paper & paper products market is projected to grow from $8.6 billion in 2018 to $13.4 billion by 2024, exhibiting a CAGR of 7.8% during 2019-2024.

Growing manufacturing sector, requirement of better quality packaging of FMCG products marketed through organized retail and the demand for the upstream market of paper products, such as tissue paper, filter paper, tea bags, light weight online coated paper and medical grade coated paper are expected to drive the paper & paper products market in India in coming years. Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) and ITC are among the largest producers of paper in the country.

Moreover, many of the existing players are increasing their capacity to meet the growing demand. However, high cost of production as a result of unavailability and high cost of raw materials, high cost of power, concentration of mills in specific areas only, technological obsolescence as well as environmental challenges are some of the factors hampering the market growth.

The Indian paper & paper products market has been segmented into raw material, application and region. Based on raw material, the market has been categorized into waste & recycled paper, wood and agro residue. The waste & recycled paper segment is expected to dominate the market during forecast period, owing to growing concerns about the cutting down of trees for producing pulp. Further, based on application, the market has been bifurcated into writing & printing paper, paperboard & packaging, newsprint and specialty paper.

Among the application segments, the demand for paperboard & packaging is growing at the fastest pace, as paperboard & packaging caters to industries including FMCG, food & beverages, textiles and pharmaceutical. The segment is also expected to dominate the market, owing to factors such as rising urbanization, increasing preference for ready-to-eat foods and requirement of better-quality packaging of FMCG products marketed through organized retail.

The paper & paper products market in India has been segmented into North, South, East and West. Western region is the lead consumer of paper & paper products across the country, on account of increasing paper consumption, especially FMCG products. Paper mills are concentrated in the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

The paper mills use a variety of raw materials such as wood, bamboo, bagasse, recycled fiber, wheat straw, rice and husk. The geographical location of the mill often determines the type of raw material used. Most mills in the northern and western regions of India depend heavily on agricultural residues and wastepaper as their raw material. While pulp & paper production in southern and eastern regions use wood and bamboo as raw materials.

Years considered for this report:

  • Historical Years: 2014-2017
  • Base Year: 2018
  • Estimated Year: 2019
  • Forecast Period: 2020-2024

Objective of the Study

  • To analyze and forecast the Indian paper & paper products market size.
  • To forecast the Indian paper & paper products market based on application, raw material and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for the Indian paper & paper products market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in the Indian paper & paper products market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for the paper & paper products market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players involved in the manufacturing of paper & paper products.

Key Topics Covered

1. Product Overview

2. Research Methodology

3. Analyst View

4. Voice of Customer
4.1. Factors to be considered for product selection
4.2. Factors influencing purchase decision
4.3. Unmet needs

5. India Paper & Paper Products Market Outlook
5.1. Market Size & Forecast
5.1.1. By Value and By Volume
5.2. Market Share & Forecast
5.2.1. By Application (Writing & Printing Paper, Paperboard & Packaging, Newsprint and Specialty Paper)
5.2.2. By Raw Material (Waste & Recycled Paper, Wood and Agro Residue)
5.2.3. By Region
5.2.4. By Company
5.3. Market Attractiveness Index

6. India Paperboard & Packaging Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.2.1. By Raw Material

7. India Writing & Printing Paper Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Raw Material

8. India Newsprint Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Raw Material

9. India Specialty Paper Market Outlook
9.1. Market Size & Forecast
9.1.1. By Value & Volume
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.2.1. By Raw Material

10. Pricing Analysis

11. Market Dynamics
11.1. Impact Analysis
11.2. Drivers
11.3. Challenges

12. Market Trends & Developments

13. Policy & Regulatory Landscape

14. Trade Dynamics
14.1. Imports
14.2. Exports
14.3. Trade Balance

15. India Economic Profile

16. Competitive Landscape (Leading companies)
16.1. ITC Paperboards and Specialty Division Ltd.
16.2. JK Paper Ltd.
16.3. Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited
16.4. Century Pulp & Paper Limited
16.5. Westcoast Paper Mills
16.6. International Paper APPM Ltd.
16.7. Genus Paper & Boards Limited
16.8. Seshasayee Paper & Boards Limited
16.9. Rainbow Papers Ltd.
16.10. Khanna Paper Mills Private Limited
(Note: The companies list can be customized based on the client.)

17. Strategic Recommendations

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