Marc Alonso, Research analyst, Euromonitor International

SPAIN: SATURATION, PREMIUMISATION, PRIVATE LABEL, SUSTAINABILITY – STRATEGIES FOR FUTURE GROWTH

In 2018, retail tissue sales in Spain recorded less than 1% growth in volume to reach 485,000 tonnes. Projections for the next five years through 2023 do not deviate far...
Bruce Janda, Senior consultant, Fisher International

THE US TOPS THE LIST TODAY – BUT FUTURE CONSUMPTION RATES COULD GO UP...

Bruce Janda, Senior consultant, Fisher International Last year Fisher International gave a presentation on “Issues Keeping Tissue ExecutivesUp at Night,” in which it was suggested...
USA Country Report Tissue World Magazine

CONSUMER TISSUE IN THE US: FROM STRUCTURAL CHALLENGES TO INSURGENT DTC BRANDS – LATEST...

Svetlana Uduslivaia, Euromonitor International’s head of tissue & hygiene industry In 2018 retail sales of consumer tissue in the US remained flat in nominal value terms...
Tissue World Magazine

Xuan Mai Paper targets high-quality tissue with capacity boost

Vietnam’s Xuan Mai Paper has invested in a PrimeLineECO tissue machine to be installed at its Ho Chi Minh City-based plant. Supplied by Andritz, the machine has a design...
Tissue World Magazine

Initial volatility linked to post-Brexit trade relationships ‘unlikely’ to be reflected in UK Tissue...

Imports equate to approximately 38% of Britain’s tissue consumption. Most of its fibre is non-EU supplied, and parent rolls and advanced process finished products...
Tissue World Magazine

Surge in e-tailing as UK consumers embrace technology for tissue

With a high level of market penetration a challenge for organic growth, the industry looks for new revenue streams to reach unmet potential at...
Tissue World Magazine

Retail tissue in France: finding pockets of growth in a highly mature market

Retail tissue in France recorded sluggish volume sales growth in 2018 to reach 616,000 tonnes. Forecasts for the next five years are not much...
Tissue World Magazine

A post-nuclear future… France faces its electric power generation dilemma

The French tissue business does not have as long a history as the United States or Germany, but it continues to be unique in...
Tissue World Magazine

Germans are serious about sustainability, and it’s driving the nation’s tissue performance

The economic powerhouse has slowed of late, but despite European regulatory changes underway – fibre costs, exchange rates, environmental targets – Germany’s strong costs...
Tissue World Magazine

Consumer tissue in Germany: maturity, private label pressures, and value-added innovation

With nearly 11kg per capita retail tissue consumption in 2017, Germany is the third most saturated market in Western Europe, just behind Ireland and...
Tissue World Magazine

China: Health awareness and product upgrades drive consumer tissue market

Driven by consumers’ rising hygiene and health consciousness as well as upgrades to tissue quality and variety, the retail tissue market recorded healthy growth in 2017 in China, in both value and volume....
Tissue World Magazine

China steps up industry revamp to target massive untapped potential

As the global tissue leader re-structures its entire economy by turning inward, natural gas, faster machinery, TAD pilot scale experiments, integrated plants and expanded e-commerce are just part of its strategy. China has...
Tissue World Magazine

Impressive growth potential with tissue consumption at less than half the west European average

Turkey is an emerging market country with the 17th largest economy in the world ($2.133 Trillion GDP). GDP growth has been strong, averaging 6% CAGR until recently, with concerns over the current account...
Tissue World Magazine

Turkey: economy, urbanisation and expansion of modern grocery retail drives growth in tissue

Steady growth of Turkey’s economy Turkey has demonstrated an outstanding economic growth performance over the last 15 years. GDP has tripled, and the number of foreign enterprises has increased more than fivefold, largely thanks to harmonising its laws...
Tissue World Magazine

UAE: Imports and costs dominate but emission curves suggest competitive position in future

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was formed from a merger of six states in 1971 (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fujairah, Sharjah, Dubai, Umm Al Quwain), with Ras Al Khaimah joining in 1972. The United Nations (UN) estimated the...
Tissue World Magazine

Retail tissue in the UAE: value, pricing pressures, and outlook for the coming years

The UAE’s economic performance is expected to improve in 2018 but remain below trend for the next several years. Real GDP is expected to grow by 3.4% in 2018, following a 1.3% increase...
Tissue World Magazine

Import dominated, Thailand faces strong regional competition

The Kingdom of Thailand has the second largest economy in Southeast Asia after Indonesia. The World Bank classifies Thailand as an upper-middle-income economy. The CIA World Factbook ranked Thailand’s economic GDP as 21st in purchasing power parity...
Tissue World Magazine

Tissue use poised for a big stride forward in Thailand

With lower tissue consumption per capita than its neighbouring countries in 2017, Thailand still has much room for growth to fulfil its potential. Demand for retail and AfH tissue is set to rise due to various factors such...
Tissue World Magazine

Mexico consumer tissue: fundamentals and soft drivers – what does the future hold?

Mexico – the second largest economy in Latin America – has grown slower than most other large Latin American countries for more than a decade and continues to grow at a modest pace. Growth...
Tissue World Magazine

Mexico: Exports – and NAFTA renegotiations – are becoming vital

Mexico’s tissue business continues to evolve to take advantage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) since implementation in 1994. Mexico has free trade agreements with over 50 countries, but trade with NAFTA neighbours Canada and...

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