As per the data shared by IPMA, the paper and paperboard exports in the April-December period of this fiscal are worth INR 10,236 crore as compared to INR 5,032 crore of the April-December period of FY 2020-21.
February 11, 2022
India’s exports of paper and paperboard in the nine months of FY 2021-22 have surpassed the exports achieved in the entire FY 2020-21, as per the recent data shared by IPMA (Indian Paper Manufacturers Association).
The total exports in the nine months (April-December) of the current financial year (FY 2021-22) have been 2,195.7 thousand tonnes as against 1441.1 thousand tonnes in the April-December period of FY 2020-21. This amounts to a growth of 52.36 percent over last year. Meanwhile, the total exports of paper and paperboard products in FY 2020-21 were 2,190.8 thousand tonnes valued at INR 7,824 crore (~USD 1,058 million).
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In terms of financials, the export in the April-December period of this fiscal is worth INR 10,236 crore (~USD 1,380 million) as against INR 5,032 crore (~USD 681 million) of the April-December period of FY 2020-21. That is, financially speaking, the paper and paperboard exports rose by 103.42 percent.
Sharing the data of the paper and paperboard exports of the Indian paper industry, IPMA said, “India’s exports of paper & paperboard in the first nine months of FY 2021-22 have already overtaken record exports achieved in entire FY 2020-21.”
The paper and paperboard products that are included in the export data are – uncoated paper and paperboard; toilet or facial tissue stock, towel or napkin stock and similar paper; uncoated kraft paper and paperboard; other paper and paperboard; corrugated paper and paperboard; and paper and paperboard – coated on one or both sides with kaolin.