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Impact Analysis of Covid-19

The complete version of the Report will include the impact of the COVID-19, and anticipated change on the future outlook of the industry, by taking into the account the political, economic, social, and technological parameters.

Paper-based packaging is a lightweight and cost-efficient packaging solution that provides proper protection to a wide range of products. Containerboard, paperboard, paper bags, and shipping sacks are type of paper-based packaging. Containerboard is produced by using cardboard, paperboard is thick and paper-based packaging bag comes in various grades that possess unique properties that are ideal for packaging of cereals, cosmetic boxes, and medicine. Paper bag is produced by using Kraft paper and available in different shapes and sizes. Shipping sacks are multi-wall paper sacks and mostly used to ship bulk products.

The global paper packaging market is projected to surpass US$ 485.0 billion by the end of 2027, in terms of revenue, growing at CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period (2020 to 2027).

Drivers

Rising production of paper is expected to serve as a major driving factor for the market of the paper-based packaging. According to International Energy Agency, the paper and paperboard production growth rate accelerated to 2.3% in 2017, up from 0.7% during 2010?16, and demand is expected to continue rising to 2030, driven by a growing population and economic growth. Thus, growth in paper production will favor the market growth of paper-based packaging.

Increasing demand for eco-friendly packaging solutions due to growing environmental concerns is projected to augment the market growth of the paper-based packaging. Growing awareness among consumers regarding sustainable packaging is also contributing to the market growth of paper-based packaging. Moreover, rising governmental strict regulations regarding environmental protection will further favor the market growth of paper-based packaging.

Regionally, Asia-pacific dominated the global paper packaging market in 2019, reporting 37% market share in terms of revenue, followed by North America and Europe, respectively.

Figure 1. Global Paper Packaging Market, Revenue Share (%), By Region, 2019

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Market Restraints

Major challenges associated with the paper packaging are its inability to package heavy materials which result in the manufacturer opting for polymer materials for packaging is expected to restrict the market growth of the paper-based packaging.

Strict environmental regulation regarding deforestation due to extracting raw materials for producing paper and the release of harsh chemicals during paper production is expected to hamper the market growth of the paper-based packaging.

Market Opportunities

Increasing adoption of paper recycling technologies and rising R&D activities by the government and manufacturers are expected to present lucrative opportunities to the market. The growing demand for paper packaging to provide an aesthetic look to the packaged product is also expected to augment the market growth of paper-based packaging. Rising demand for corrugated cases for shipping of material in bulk amount is further projected to augment the market growth of the paper-based packaging.

Imposing a ban on the use of plastic by the government is expected to open new avenues to the market of paper-based packaging. Various countries such as China, India, and Taiwan has implemented environmental safety policies in order to eliminate the usage of single-use plastic. For example, in January 2020, new policy was implemented by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, the directive will see non-degradable bags banned in major cities by the end of 2020 and in all cities and towns by 2022.

Figure 2. Global Paper Packaging Market – Opportunity Analysis

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Market Trends

The growing trend of liquid packaging cartons such as tetra packs and pouches is expected to foster the market growth of the paper-based packaging. Increasing consumption of beverage among consumers coupled with the growing trade activities around the globe is another major trend in the market. High GDP growth rate across developing regions such as the Asia Pacific along with the development of various end-user industries is further contributing to the market growth.

The rapid expansion of the frozen and fast food sector in the emerging region is expected to bolster the market growth of the paper-based packaging. High demand for packaged and convenience food due to the busy lifestyle of the consumers in the developed as well as developing regions is again fostering the market growth of the paper-based packaging over the forecast period.

Figure 3. Global Paper Packaging Market, Revenue Share (%), By Product Type, in 2019

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On the basis of product type, liquid packaging cartons dominated the global paper packaging market in 2019 with around 42% of market share in terms of revenue, followed by others and carton & folding boxes, respectively.

Global Paper packaging Market - Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

Rising demand for packaged food & beverage products among consumers across the globe has fuelled the growth of the market during the pandemic situation. The global paper packaging market is expected to grow at a higher CAGR of around 10% for a short term period till 2021. Major players in the market are expected to adopt mergers and acquisitions with rising turmoil in capital markets in order to maintain stability and create barriers for competitors.

Competitive Section

Key players are operating in the global paper packaging market are DS Smith PLC, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Holmen AB, Hood Packaging Corporation, International Paper Company, MeadWestvaco Corporation, OJI Holding Corporation, Smurfit Kappa Group Plc, Stora Enso Oyj, and The Mayr-Melnhof Group

Few Recent Developments

DS Smith PLC

  • In April 2019, DS Smith Plc has announced the sale of two packaging businesses to United States-based International Paper (IP).

Paper packaging is the type of flexible and rigid paper packaging which is available in various different formats such as paper sacks, corrugated boxes, clamshells, paper bags, paper cartons, carton & folding boxes, cups & trays, and tapes & labels. Paper packaging has substantial weight related advantages which ensure long term benefits in terms of raw material inputs and distribution efficiencies.

Market Dynamics

The global paper packaging market has witnessed significant growth in recent past years, owing to the rising demand for paper-based packaging for cosmetic products owing to rise environmental concerns among consumers Furthermore, growing investments for research & development in production paper packaging solutions have led to the introduction of products with enhanced better durability. This scenario is expected to provide lucrative growth to the global paper packaging market over the forecast period.

Major players in the global paper packaging market are increasing their investment on innovative product launchings, research & development and marketing & promotional activities to capitalize on emerging trends in various end-use industries such as food & beverage, diary and cosmetics. This scenario is expected to fuel the market during the forecast period.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of global paper packaging market size (US$ Billion and Million Tons), and Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2020 – 2027), considering 2019 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides key insights into market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, regional outlook, and competitive strategies adopted by the leading players
  • It profiles leading players in the global paper packaging market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments and strategies, and future plans
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study DS Smith PLC, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Holmen AB, Hood Packaging Corporation, International Paper Company, MeadWestvaco Corporation, OJI Holding Corporation, Smurfit Kappa Group Plc, Stora Enso Oyj, and The Mayr-Melnhof Group
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of companies to make informed decision regarding their future product launches, Product Type up-gradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global paper packaging market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, global paper packaging manufacturers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through various strategy matrices used in analysing the global paper packaging market

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Paper packaging Market, By Product Type:
    • Liquid packaging cartons
    • Corrugated cases
    • Carton & folding boxes
    • Others
  • Global Paper packaging Market, By Application:
    • Beverages
    • Fast foods
    • Fresh foods
    • Dairy & bakery
    • Frozen foods
    • Others
  • Global Paper packaging Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • U.S.
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
      • Canada
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
    • Europe
      • France
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
      • Germany
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
      • U.K.
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
      • Russia
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
      • Rest of Europe
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
      • Japan
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
      • Australia & New Zealand
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
      • India
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
      • Rest of the Asia-pacific
        • By  Product Type
          • Liquid packaging cartons
          • Corrugated cases
          • Carton & folding boxes
          • Others
        • By Application
          • Beverages
          • Fast foods
          • Fresh foods
          • Dairy & bakery
          • Frozen foods
          • Others
    • Rest of the World
  • Company Profiles
    • DS Smith PLC.*
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Strategies
      • Recent Developments
      • Future Plans
    • Georgia-Pacific Corporation
    • Holmen AB
    • Hood Packaging Corporation
    • International Paper Company
    • MeadWestvaco Corporation
    • OJI Holding Corporation
    • Smurfit Kappa Group Plc
    • Stora Enso Oyj
    • The Mayr-Melnhof Group

 “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Product Type
      • Market Snippet, By Application
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
        • Supply Side Drivers
        • Demand Side Drivers
        • Economic Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
      • Regulatory Scenario
      • Industry Trend
      • PEST Analysis
      • PORTER’s Analysis
      • New Product Approvals/Launch
      • Promotion and Marketing Initiatives
  4. Global Paper Packaging Market - Impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic
    • Change in the Consumer Spending Pattern, by Geography
      • North America
      • Europe
      • Asia-pacific
      • Rest of the World
  5. Global Paper Packaging Market, By Product Type, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Liquid packaging cartons
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Corrugated cases
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Carton & folding boxes
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Others
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
  6. Global Paper Packaging Market, By Application, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Beverages
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Fast foods
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Fresh foods
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Dairy & bakery
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Frozen foods
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
    • Others
      • Market Share Analysis, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2020 - 2027
  7. Global Paper Packaging Market, By Region, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Region, 2020 - 2027
    • North America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2020 - 2027
        • U.S.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • Canada
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
    • Europe
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2020 - 2027
        • France
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • Germany
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • Italy
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • Spain
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • U.K.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • Russia
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • Rest of Europe
          • Sub-region/Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2020 - 2027
        • China
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • India
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • Japan
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
          • Sub-region/Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2017- 2027 (US$ Billion and Million Tons)
    • Rest of the World
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country/ Sub-region, 2017 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Country/ Sub-region, 2020 - 2027
  8. Competitive Landscape
    • Market Share Analysis
    • Company Profiles
      • DS Smith PLC.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Georgia-Pacific Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Holmen AB
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Hood Packaging Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • International Paper Company
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • MeadWestvaco Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • OJI Holding Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Smurfit Kappa Group Plc
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Stora Enso Oyj
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • The Mayr-Melnhof Group
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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Frequently Asked Questions

The market for global paper packaging is forecast to surpass US$ 485.0 billion by 2027 witnessing a CAGR of 4.4% between 2020 and 2027.
Rising production of paper across the globe and Increasing demand for eco-friendly packaging solutions due to growing environmental concerns is fuelling the growth of the global paper packaging market in the region.
Growing trend of liquid packaging cartons such as tetra packs and pouches and rapid expansion of the frozen and fast food sector are expected to favor market growth over the forecast period.
Strict environmental regulation regarding deforestation due to extracting raw materials for producing paper is expected to hamper the growth the market during the forecast period.
Major players operating in the global paper packaging market include DS Smith PLC, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Holmen AB, Hood Packaging Corporation, International Paper Company, MeadWestvaco Corporation, OJI Holding Corporation, Smurfit Kappa Group Plc, Stora Enso Oyj, and The Mayr-Melnhof Group
The global paper packaging market was estimated to be valued around US$ 345.0 Billion in terms of revenue in 2019.
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