Market Research Report
GCC Paper Products Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027
|GCC Paper Products Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027|
Published: April 14, 2022
IMARC Services Private Limited
Content info: 143 Pages
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The GCC paper products market reached a value of US$ 10.8 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 13.4 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 3.7% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
The paper products industry comprises of establishments that are engaged in manufacturing of pulp, paper and paperboard. This industry also includes establishments that use the manufactured paper and paperboard to further convert them into products such as corrugated and solid fiber boxes, folding paperboard boxes, paper bags, cups and plates.
Paper products are extensively used in the packaging of a number of consumer products such as food and beverages, electronics, textiles, cement, etc. Today, they occupy a large share in the packaging industry in the GCC region. This high demand from the packaging industry is driving the growth of the paper products market in the GCC region. Another major factor driving the growth of the paper products industry is the distinctive properties of paper products such as transparency, cost-effectiveness, light weight, easy to handle, etc. due to which they have gained wide acceptance in the GCC region. Moreover, paper products can also be recycled easily, thus, reducing the overall manufacturing cost. Furthermore, regulatory authorities in the GCC region under the influence of environmental concerns are also expected to enforce legislation to ban plastic products in the region. For instance, in June 2018, authorities in Oman, announced plans to phase out traditional plastic bags in the country. Similarly, in 2017, Saudi Arabia announced measures to prohibit 16 types of polypropylene and polyethylene products under 250 microns thick. Other factors driving the demand of paper products in the region include increasing population, rising disposable incomes, growth in the food and beverage industry, etc.