Global Market Pulp Demand by End-Use and Region

In-depth assessment of the global distribution of bleached chemical market pulp shipments by end-use and region, with detailed 5-year forecasts.

What's included in this report?

  • Regional breakdown of market pulp demand by end-use - based on a proprietary survey of international pulp suppliers, we can apportion bleached chemical pulp demand across the different end-use sectors (printing & writing, tissue, fluff, specialty, and packaging). Our thorough review of market pulp shipments by sector helps inform demand forecasts and long-term strategic planning.
  • Regional P&B industry trends - summary of high level developments across end-use sectors by region.
  • 5-year end-use demand forecasts - based on furnish assumptions and integration trends in each region, we make predictions on the BCP demand split five years on.
  • Challenge or query - ask questions and request clarifications on key findings. 
  • Latest Global Market Pulp Demand by End-Use and Region issue

    In-depth assessment of the global distribution of bleached chemical market pulp shipments by end-use and region based on 2022 figures, with 5-year forecasts.

    Global P&B and Market Pulp Demand by End Use report, 2023


Additional report details

Published in every two years, this report assesses the global distribution of bleached chemical market pulp shipments by end-use sector and region, using prior-year data.  The report also includes a detailed 5-year forecasts illustrating how the demand for bleached chemical market pulp will evolve across the different end use markets and regions.

The report is based on a survey of global producers who were asked to split their prior-year sales by destination and end-use application. The first survey was completed using 2008 shipments data and since then we have built up a proprietary database that shows the evolution of deliveries by grade, region, and segment. The end-use markets are defined as:

  • Printing and writing paper
  • Tissue
  • Fluff
  • Specialties
  • Packaging & other


The study provides readers with an accurate assessment of the relative importance of each of the major end-use sectors by grade and by region. Comparisons with historical data reveal how the different markets are evolving and help inform the forecast.

The grades covered in the report include: NBSK, other BSKP, BEKP, and other BHKP.

The regions covered by the report include: North America, West Europe, East Europe, Latin America, Japan, China and Other Asia/Africa.

Why choose Hawkins Wright?

We provide strategic, forecasting, marketing intelligence and business information services to the international forest products and bioenergy industries 

  • Independant and unbiased - we do not manufacture, trade or broker and forest products so are able to offer wholly-unbiased opinion
  • Decades of experience - With a sector knowledge base since 1982
  • Industry dialogue - we regularly talk to a global network of industry figures
  • Personal approach - much more than providing market data, we can adapt to your changing needs, offering calls and face-to-face meetings
The end-use report provides a thorough overview of the market pulp sector, and is a recommended read for industry veterans and beginners alike!
Oliver Lansdell, Report Lead Author
Hawkins Wright

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