China Papermaking Industry

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Last updated: 27 Aug 2011

China Papermaking Industry Analysis

According to China Papermaking Industry Profile - the industry research report issued by Zeefer Consulting, Jiangsu, Shandong and Guangdong are the major production bases for papermaking industry in China. Zhejiang, Fujian, Hunan, Jiangxi, Henan, Hubei and Hebei are the secondary distribution areas for this industry. Shandong has most leading papermaking enterprises, and among all top 100 large papermaking enterprises across China, 28 are located in Shandong.

In terms of market size, in 2009, papermaking enterprises above designated size achieved a sales revenue of more than USD 55 billion. Shandong, Jiangsu and Henan ranked top 3 in terms of sales revenue, enterprises in these regions engaged in papermaking production achieved a sales revenue of more than USD 25 billion. in all, taking a share of more than 45% of the gross sales revenue from above designated size papermaking enterprises across China. On an annual average, total employees in papermaking industry exceeded 700,000, a decline of more than 2% on a year-on-year basis. The total export delivery value exceeded USD 2 billion, a decline of about 8% on a year-on-year basis.

In terms of industry-wide profit, in 2009, profits of enterprises above designated size in papermaking industry added up to more than USD 3 billion, a decline of more than 2% on a year-on-year basis. The averaged profit margin of enterprises in papermaking industry was higher than 5%. A total of more than 650 enterprises suffered a loss, and the total loss of these enterprises amounted to more than USD 500 million.

In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, sales revenue from foreign enterprises engaged in papermaking production in China added up to more than USD 15 billion, taking a share of more than 25% of the gross sales revenue from papermaking enterprises across China. Foreign enterprises in China papermaking industry achieved a ratio of return on net assets of more than 6%, lower than the industry average.

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The analyses above are extracted from the industry report: China Papermaking Industry Profile
 


Posted: 25 August 2011, last updated 27 August 2011

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