According to statistics, China’s raw paper production and sales reach new highs in 2021. At the same time, China's imports of raw paper have grown rapidly, while the exports have plummeted. This article provides an in-depth insight of China’s raw paper market covering important parameters including production & sales and import & export.
As an important part of the basic materials sector, paper industry plays a key role in national economy. Paper products are widely used in industries including culture industry, food industry, education, science & technology and so on.
With the introduction of advanced technologies and equipment, relying on independent innovation, some outstanding Chinese paper enterprises have upgraded themselves to be competitive in the world market. At the same time, China has become the largest producer and consumer of paper products in the world.
Major listed companies in China’s raw paper industry: Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Ltd. (SZ000488), Shanying International Holdings Co., Ltd. (SH600567), Shandong Sun Paper Co., Ltd. (SZ002078), Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (SZ002067), Yueyang Forest & Paper Co., Ltd. (SH600963), Fujian Qingshan Paper Industry Co., Ltd. (SH600103).
China’s Raw Paper Production and Sales Reach New Highs in 2021
According to different purposes, the paper products in the Chinese market can be divided into two broad categories: paper and cardboard. Paper products include newsprint, packaging paper, uncoated printing-writing paper, coated printing paper, household paper and raw paper, etc. Cardboard products include card board and white board. Card board and raw paper are major products in China’s paper market in terms of supply and demand.