Recovered Paper for China's Large and Expanding Containerboard Industry

Recovered Paper for China’s Large and Expanding Containerboard Industry

October, 2016

XIA Min, Senior Consultant, Fisher International

Over the past ten years, the Chinese CB industry has grown at a rapid pace, overtaking U.S. production in 2008 to become No. 1 in the global CB market. Since China has such a huge CB business, its demand for raw fiber is one of the most important drivers shaping the global fiber trade. So we cant’ help but wonder about the future development of China’s CB market, its fiber mix, and where the industry might source additional fiber for its growing needs.

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