The Paper Industry in India is witnessing significant growth and capacity expansions to meet the growing demand for paper consumption as a result of growth in education sector and increasing literacy rate. Increased economic activity is providing the players an opportunity for growth and expansion.
The report provides a brief introduction to the paper industry including types of paper, installed capacity and domestic production, region-wise installed capacity and variety-wise consumption. The market overview includes information regarding the number of paper mills and segmentation of paper constituents. The value chain and EXIM have also been covered.
An analysis of drivers explains growth factors such as growth in education sector, increased corporate activity due to favorable economic conditions, increase in number press publications and growing packaging industry. The key challenges identified include high input costs and shortage of raw material, technological factors such as threat from internet and smart phones, and low rate of paper recycle in the country. The role of the government has been highlighted and includes the performance of the industry over the plan periods as well as the regulations and duties imposed upon the industry.
The competition section provides brief profiles of the major players in the market along with their financials.
Page 1: Executive Summary
Page 2: Types of Paper
Page 3: Introduction: Installed Capacity & Production (2006-10), Installed Capacity (Region-wise) & Segmented Consumption
Page 4: Market Overview - Paper Mills (2007-10e) & Segmentation of Paper Constituents
Page 5: Value Chain Analysis
Page 6: Imports and Exports (2008-11)
Drivers & Challenges
Page 7: Summary
Page 8-11: Drivers
Page 12-13: Challenges
Role of Government
Page 14-15: Capacity and Production of Paper through Planned Periods (1st-11th Plan), Regulations and Duties
Page 16-35: Domestic players
Page 36: Key Developments