Folding fast: Demand for locally made goods is crumpling due to intensifying import competition

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing industry has faced intense competition from imports over the past five years. Increased import penetration has forced industry operators to lower prices, despite rising input costs, and imports have increased as a share of domestic demand. As a result, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 3.2% over the five years through 2016-17. This decline includes an expected 1.2% dip in the current year, to total $754.9 million. Although domestic demand has increased over the past five years, this has largely been the result of higher volumes of imports from lower cost countries. However, growing demand for locally produced adhesive labels from food manufacturers has supported industry revenue...

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Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing industry is currently in the decline phase of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures an industry's contribution to the economy, is forecast to decline at an annualised 2.5% over the 10 years through 2021-22. This represents an underperformance of Australia's GDP growth, which is expected to rise at an annualised 2.5% over the same period. This discrepancy indicates that the industry's contribution to the overall economy is declining.

The industry relies heavily on domestic manufacturing and retailing demand, as shown by the low level of exports. Des..

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Industry Products

What is the Paper Bag and Other Paper Product Manufacturing Industry?

Industry operators process purchased paper into a variety of paper bags and sacks, paper packing goods, adhesive labels and other paper products.

Industry Products
Adhesive labels
Moulded paper products
Paper bags and sacks
Other products
Industry Activities
Manufacturing paper bags
Manufacturing paper sacks
Adhesive label
Paper novelties

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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