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World Corrugated Boxes Market

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

World Corrugated Boxes Market

World demand to grow 4% annually through 2017

World demand for corrugated boxes will rise 4.0 percent per year to 226 billion square meters in 2017. Advances will represent a notable acceleration from the 2007-2012 period, in which most developed world markets in North America and Western Europe experienced sluggish increases -- or even declines -- in corrugated box demand. Going forward, gains will be driven by an improved economic outlook as these regions continue to recover from the global economic downturn.

As economies strengthen, demand for manufactured goods will increase as a matter of course, stimulating sales of related packaging like corrugated boxes. The continued expansion of the electronic shopping market will drive heightened requirements for corrugated boxes used in the fulfillment of such sales. Advances will also be fueled by the expanded food, beverage and durable goods output, while rising construction spending will stimulate demand for goods and materials (and their related boxes) used in construction applications.

Opportunities are also anticipated for retail-ready, or shelf-ready, corrugated box packaging, which is increasingly demanded by retailers as a means of controlling labor costs. Retail-ready corrugated boxes are designed to enable products to be placed on store shelves with minimal preparation. Such boxes tend to incorporate clean tearing features that allow the boxes to be converted from shipping containers into display trays without the use of box knives.

Asia/Pacific market to remain largest, fastest growing

The Asia/Pacific region will remain the largest and fastest-growing outlet for corrugated boxes through 2017. Gains will continue to be driven by the large market in China; although slowing from the double digit growth seen during the 2002-2012 period, the country will post strong gains going forward. Corrugated box demand in the region will also benefit from healthy gains in countries such as India and Vietnam, although subpar increases in the Japanese market will temper this to some extent. Aboveaverage growth is also forecast for Central and South America and in Africa/ Mideast regions, areas in which corrugated demand per capita is below the world average. Although North America and Western Europe will post below average gains, corrugated box demand in these markets will rebound from 2007- 2012 declines.

Demand for containerboard, the primary raw material for corrugated boxes, will also accelerate from the slow growth of the 2007-2012 period. However, volume growth will be restrained by the heightened use of lighter weight, high performance containerboard in light of sustainability and cost control efforts. North America and Western Europe will also see demand improve from the declines of the 2007-2012 period, with both regions continuing to be net exporters of containerboard. The Asia/Pacific region will remain the leading market for containerboard with strong growth in demand anticipated for China, India, Indonesia, and Vietnam. However, although containerboard production is expected to outpace demand, the region will remain a net importer of containerboard. In both the Africa/Mideast and Central and South America regions, containerboard production will expand faster than demand, although both markets will remain net importers. Containerboard demand in Eastern Europe is expected to expand at an average pace.

Study coverage

Details on these and other key findings are contained in the upcoming Freedonia industry study, World Corrugated Boxes, priced at $6100. It presents historical demand data for 2002, 2007 and 2012, plus forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by raw material, market, world region, and for 24 countries. The study also considers key market environment factors, evaluates company market share, and profiles 31 global box producers.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION xii

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1

II. MARKET ENVIRONMENT 4

General 4
World Economic Overview 5
Recent Historical Trends 5
Macroeconomic Outlook 7
World Demographic Outlook 10
World Personal Consumption Expenditures 12
World Manufacturing Overview 15
World Paper & Paperboard Outlook 17
World Food & Beverage Manufacturing 20
Competitive Technologies 23
Environmental & Regulatory Issues 26
Pricing Trends 28

III. RAW MATERIALS 31

General 31
Containerboard 31
Recycled Board & Medium 34
Kraft Linerboard 36
Semichemical Medium Board 37
International Containerboard Production 38
International Containerboard Trade 39
Other Materials 40
Adhesives 41
Inks 42
Waxes 43

IV. WORLD CORRUGATED BOX OVERVIEW 45

Regional Overview 45
Demand 46
Production 52
International Trade 53
Markets 55
Food & Beverage 57
Nonfood Nondurables 58
Other Markets 60

V. NORTH AMERICA 62

General 62
Corrugated Box Trends 63
Containerboard Trends 65
United States 66
Canada 75
Mexico 79

VI. WESTERN EUROPE 85

General 85
Corrugated Box Trends 86
Containerboard Trends 89
Belgium 90
France 95
Germany 100
Italy 104
Netherlands 109
Spain 113
United Kingdom 119
Other Western Europe 124

VII. ASIA/PACIFIC 130

General 130
Corrugated Box Trends 131
Containerboard Trends 134
Australia 135
China 140
India 147
Indonesia 152
Japan 157
Malaysia 161
Philippines 166
South Korea 170
Taiwan 174
Thailand 179
Vietnam 184
Other Asia/Pacific 188

VIII. OTHER REGIONS 194

Central & South America 194
General 194
Corrugated Box Trends 195
Containerboard Trends 197
Argentina 198
Brazil 203
Other Central & South America 207
Eastern Europe 211
General 211
Corrugated Box Trends 212
Containerboard Trends 213
Poland 214
Russia 219
Other Eastern Europe 224
Africa/Mideast 229
General 229
Corrugated Box Trends 230
Containerboard Trends 232
South Africa 233
Turkey 238
Other Africa/Mideast 243

IX. INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 249

General 249
Corrugated Box Market Share 251
Containerboard Market Share 254
Acquisitions & Divestitures 256
Cooperative Agreements 261
Manufacturing 264
Marketing & Distribution 265
Company Profiles 268
Abbey Sheetfeeding, see DS Smith
Adara Pakkaus, see Alliabox International
Allard Emballages, see Alliabox International
Alliabox International 269
Amcor Limited 273
Bio-PAPPEL SAB de CV 275
Bourquin, see Alliabox International
Bulleh Shah Packaging, see Stora Enso
Carter Holt Harvey Limited 277
Cartonajes Petit, see Alliabox International
Cascades Incorporated 279
Cheng Yang Paper Mill, see Nine Dragons Paper
Holdings
Corporación Durango, see Bio-PAPPEL
Cospak, see San Miguel
DS Smith plc 282
Dunapack Mosburger, see Alliabox International
Duropack GmbH 288
Eastern Box, see DS Smith
Emin Leydier SA 290
Europac Group 292
Georgia-Pacific, see Koch Industries
Gissler & Pass, see Alliabox International
Greenpac Mill, see Cascades
Hebei Yongxin Paper, see Nine Dragons Paper
Hunyani Holdings, see Nampak
Induspac Incorporated 294
International Paper Company 295
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation 298
Klabin SA 300
Koch Industries Incorporated 301
Kunert Gruppe, see Alliabox International
La Veggia, see Alliabox International
Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited 303
Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging Incorporated 305
MeadWestvaco Corporation 307
Metsä Group 309
Mid South Packaging, see Rock-Tenn
Mondi Group 311
MWV Rigesa, see MeadWestvaco
Nampak Limited 314
Niagara Sheets, see Cascades and Rock-Tenn
Nine Dragons Paper Holdings Limited 316
Norampac, see Cascades
Oji Holdings Corporation 318
Olmuksa International Sabanci Amalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret,
see International Paper
Orange County Container, see Smurfit Kappa
Orsa International Paper Embalagens, see International
Paper
Otor, see DS Smith
Packaging Corporation of America 320
Packaging Specialists, see Packaging Corporation of
America
Papeles y Cartones de Europa, see Europac
Peterson Group, see Alliabox International
Pratt Industries, see Visy
Rengo Company Limited 323
Rock-Tenn Company 327
ROSSMANN SAS 330
RTS Packaging, see Rock-Tenn and Sonoco Products
SA Industrias Celulosa Aragonesa 331
San Miguel Corporation 333
SCA Packaging, see DS Smith
Smurfit Kappa Group plc 335
Sonoco Products Company 338
Stora Enso Oyj 340
Temple-Inland, see International Paper
THIMM Group 344
TRM Packaging, see Alliabox International
Visy Pty Limited 346
Yoshikawa Shigyo, see Rengo

LIST OF TABLES

SECTION I -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Summary Table 3

SECTION II -- MARKET ENVIRONMENT

1 World Gross Domestic Product by Region 10
2 World Population by Region 12
3 World Personal Consumption Expenditures by Region 14
4 World Manufacturing Value Added by Region 17
5 World Paper & Paperboard Production by Region 20
6 World Food & Beverage Manufacturing Value Added
by Region 23

SECTION III -- RAW MATERIALS

1 World Containerboard Demand by Region & Grade 33
2 World Containerboard Production 39
3 World Containerboard Net Exports 40

SECTION IV -- WORLD CORRUGATED BOX OVERVIEW

1 World Corrugated Box Demand by Region 48
2 World Corrugated Box Shipments by Region 53
3 World Corrugated Box Net Exports 54
4 World Corrugated Box Demand by Market 56
5 World Food & Beverage Corrugated Box Demand 58
6 World Nonfood Nondurables Corrugated Box Demand 59
7 World Other Markets Corrugated Box Demand 61

SECTION V -- NORTH AMERICA

1 North America: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 65
2 North America: Containerboard Supply & Demand 66
3 United States: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 71
4 United States: Containerboard Supply & Demand 73
5 Canada: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 77
6 Canada: Containerboard Supply & Demand 78
7 Mexico: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 82
8 Mexico: Containerboard Supply & Demand 83

SECTION VI -- WESTERN EUROPE

1 Western Europe: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 88
2 Western Europe: Containerboard Supply & Demand 90
3 Belgium: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 93
4 Belgium: Containerboard Supply & Demand 94
5 France: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 97
6 France: Containerboard Supply & Demand 98
7 Germany: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 102
8 Germany: Containerboard Supply & Demand 103
9 Italy: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 107
10 Italy: Containerboard Supply & Demand 108
11 Netherlands: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 111
12 Netherlands: Containerboard Supply & Demand 112
13 Spain: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 116
14 Spain: Containerboard Supply & Demand 117
15 United Kingdom: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 121
16 United Kingdom: Containerboard Supply & Demand 122
17 Other Western Europe: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 126
18 Other Western Europe: Containerboard Supply & Demand 128

SECTION VII -- ASIA/PACIFIC

1 Asia/Pacific: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 133
2 Asia/Pacific: Containerboard Supply & Demand 135
3 Australia: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 138
4 Australia: Containerboard Supply & Demand 139
5 China: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 144
6 China: Containerboard Supply & Demand 146
7 India: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 150
8 India: Containerboard Supply & Demand 151
9 Indonesia: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 155
10 Indonesia: Containerboard Supply & Demand 156
11 Japan: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 159
12 Japan: Containerboard Supply & Demand 160
13 Malaysia: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 164
14 Malaysia: Containerboard Supply & Demand 165
15 Philippines: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 168
16 Philippines: Containerboard Supply & Demand 169
17 South Korea: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 172
18 South Korea: Containerboard Supply & Demand 173
19 Taiwan: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 176
20 Taiwan: Containerboard Supply & Demand 178
21 Thailand: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 182
22 Thailand: Containerboard Supply & Demand 183
23 Vietnam: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 186
24 Vietnam: Containerboard Supply & Demand 187
25 Other Asia/Pacific: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 191
26 Other Asia/Pacific: Containerboard Supply & Demand 192

SECTION VIII -- OTHER REGIONS

1 Central & South America: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 197
2 Central & South America: Containerboard Supply & Demand 198
3 Argentina: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 201
4 Argentina: Containerboard Supply & Demand 202
5 Brazil: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 205
6 Brazil: Containerboard Supply & Demand 206
7 Other Central & South America: Corrugated Box
Supply & Demand 209
8 Other Central & South America: Containerboard
Supply & Demand 210
9 Eastern Europe: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 213
10 Eastern Europe: Containerboard Supply & Demand 214
11 Poland: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 217
12 Poland: Containerboard Supply & Demand 218
13 Russia: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 222
14 Russia: Containerboard Supply & Demand 223
15 Other Eastern Europe: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 227
16 Other Eastern Europe: Containerboard Supply & Demand 228
17 Africa/Mideast: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 232
18 Africa/Mideast: Containerboard Supply & Demand 233
19 South Africa: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 236
20 South Africa: Containerboard Supply & Demand 237
21 Turkey: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 241
22 Turkey: Containerboard Supply & Demand 242
23 Other Africa/Mideast: Corrugated Box Supply & Demand 246
24 Other Africa/Mideast: Containerboard Supply & Demand 247

SECTION IX -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

1 Selected Acquisitions & Divestitures 259
2 Selected Cooperative Agreements 263

LIST OF CHARTS

SECTION III -- RAW MATERIALS

1 World Containerboard Demand by Grade, 2002-2022 34

SECTION IV -- WORLD CORRUGATED BOX OVERVIEW

1 World Corrugated Box Demand by Region, 2012 49
2 Corrugated Box Demand/Manufacturing Value Added
Relationship, 2012 51
3 World Corrugated Box Demand by Market, 2012 56

SECTION VI -- WESTERN EUROPE

1 Western Europe: Corrugated Box Demand by Country, 2012 89

SECTION VII -- ASIA/PACIFIC

1 Asia/Pacific: Corrugated Box Demand by Country, 2012 134

SECTION IX -- INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

1 World Corrugated Box Market Share, 2012 251
2 World Containerboard Market Share, 2012 256

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