Paper & Paperboard: United States

This report forecasts to 2019 US paper and paperboard production and demand in short tons. Total production is segmented by product in terms of: unbleached kraft board, recycled board, solid bleached board, semichemical board, printing and writing paper, tissue paper, packaging and industrial paper, newsprint, and construction and other products.

To illustrate historical trends, total production, total demand, and the various production segments are provided in annual series from 2004 to 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, technological developments, and environmental factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US industry. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 25-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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