The research was carried out
by the FAO during 1999 regarding the international capacities of
paper and the market pulp provided statistics on the capacities
and the productions of Market pulp and the paper in each country
and in each type.
The documents were based on information
submitted to the Organization from different countries of the world
most of which are part of paper and pulp organizations or paper
companies. This study clarifies the results to the countries that
have responded to the international survey.
As far as the Arab countries
are concerned, only Morocco has replied and supplied the organization
with the requested information. Therefore, we chose to present the
annexed agendas with the information related to all the countries
in the first place and Morocco second.
The countries that have replied and sent the required information
are Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Chili, China,
Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia,
Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Norway,
New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, Korea, Romania, Slovakia, Spain,
Switzerland, Sweden, Swaziland, United Kingdom, United States of
America and Yugoslavia.
what to be provided as capacity in the equipment for a production
in a regular commercial quality presuming that the required raw
materials, main power and experience are available.
What has been effectively achieved
It is the pulp that is put on sale in the open market. It does not
the pulp that is used for the same manufacturing company nor its
branches and nor its partners in other words all pulps circulating
outside the manufacturing country is considered market pulp.
2- Statement Analysis and for the
international activity results
A- wood, paper and board pulp
- Continuous growth in the capacity for all the year with the exception
of 2001 where a reduction is indicated.
- The gross production is higher than the required capacities.
B- other fiber pulp for paper and board
- Reduction in the required capacities up to 2001
- In 1999, gross production is higher than the capacities
C- dissolved pulp (wood and other raw materials)
- Growth in the capacity up to 2002 followed by a steadiness up
D- Paper and Board (sheets of paper)
- Continuous growth up to 2003 followed by a decrease of 12.5% in
2004 compared to year 2003
Interested parties can find efficient and detailed information
about the above mentioned various types of pulp in the annexed statements
3- Analysis of enclosed statements and results related to Morocco
4- Wood pulp for paper and board
- The totality capacity is the market pulp
- Paper& board: a constant increase of capacities from 1999
up to year 2004
- Newspaper: Production started in 2000 with a quantity of one thousand
per annum to be raised for transactions during 2004.
- Writing and printing paper: growth in the capacities from 25 thousand
tons in 1999 to 36 thousand tons in 2004.
- Paper and board for packaging:
Growth in the capacities from 84 thousand tons in 1999 to 106 thousand
tons in 2004.