Canada’s Paper Products Industry: Industrial Outlook Spring 2012
The Conference Board of Canada, 12 pages
June 15, 2012
This report examines the short-and medium-term economic and profitability outlook for Canada’s Paper Products Industry .
- E-readers—E-readers and tablet computers are now reaching a critical
mass of saturation among consumers, leading to declines in the sales of
- Print Ad Spending—A post-recession rebound in print ad spending has
not materialized in the key U.S. market, where demand for newsprint and
communication papers continues to wane.
- Pulp Prices—Pulp prices dropped considerably in the second half of 2011,
driving down production and revenues. Prices have begun to recover, but
the benefits will be slow to materialize for domestic producers.