Why is Chinese paper so competitive?
Published: Tuesday, 23 November 2010
Ian Wilson and Larry Lai examine how China’s paper industry has carved such a dominant global position and the impact this has had on filler and coating mineral consumption
In 2009, China became the worlds largest producer of
paper and board (P&B) with an estimated 90m. tpa worth of
production up from 78m. tpa in 2008. It is projected that
Chinese P&B output could reach 98m. tpa by the end of this