Research and Markets, the company that provides market research solutions, has included a new report titled, "Paper & Paperboard in the United States" to its product offering.
The report presents a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the revenues associated with the paper and paperboard market in the United States. This includes information on the size of the market for the period 2007 to 2011 and provides market forecasts for the period until 2016.
In addition to providing macroeconomic information, the report tracks the trend in market growth by means of both graphical and textual representations. The report also profiles major players in this industry and includes financial information and competitive analysis.
The total revenue generated by the United Stated paper and paperboard market in 2011 was US $63.6 billion. The industry has registered a decline in growth at a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -2.7% for the period 2007 to 2011.
The products that come under the scope of the paper and paperboard industry are printing and packaging paper, writing paper, newsprint, sanitary paper and paperboard. The report presents consumption volume in terms of metric tons. The values provided are arrived at by multiplying the consumption volume with the annual average sale price of one metric ton of paper and paperboard. The market volume declined to 74.6 million metric tonnes in 2011 at a -4% CARC from 2007. The market is envisaged to dip further during the period 2011 to 2016. But the rate of decline is expected to be much slower at 0.1% CARC.