Global Paper Bags Market, By Products (Flat Paper Bag, Multiwall Paper Sacks, Open Mouth, Pasted Valve, Lock Paper Bag, Self-Opening-Style (S.O.S.) Bags, Stand Up Pouch and Others), Usage (Single Use and Reusable), Capacity (Less Than 1 Kg, 1 Kg-5 Kg, 5 Kg-10 Kg, and More Than 10 Kg), Size (Small Size, Medium Size, Large Size, and Extra Large Size), Sealing And Handle (Heat Seal, Hand Length Handle, Ziplock, Twisted Handle, Flat Handle, and Others), Shape (Rectangle, Square, Circular, and Others), Distribution Channel (Convenience Stores, Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Specialty Stores, E-Commerce and Others), End-User (Food And Beverages, Animal Feed, Cosmetic Products, Agriculture, Construction, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, and Others) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2030.
Paper Bags Market Analysis and Size
The global paper bag market has been growing steadily over the forecast period due to growing demand for easy and customizable carriers things. Furthermore, due to increasing environmental concerns and growing water pollution caused by plastics globally, the United Nations Environment Program began a campaign in Europe to increase awareness regarding the disadvantages of using micro-plastics and escaping excessive use. This campaign helps to increase the demand for paper bags in the market because they are recyclable, environmentally degradable, and reusable, making them better than plastic bags.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the paper bags market is expected to reach USD 9.27 billion by 2030, which was USD 5.90 billion in 2022, registering a CAGR of 5.80% during the forecast period of 2023 to 2030. In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.
Paper Bags Market Scope and Segmentation
2023 to 2030
2021 (Customizable to 2015- 2020)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
By Structure Type (Straight Tuck End, Reverse Tuck End, Tuck Top Auto-Bottom, Tuck Top Snap-Lock Bottom, Full Seal End, Double Glued Sidewall, Others), Wall Construction (Single-Wall Corrugated Sheet, Double-Wall Corrugated Packaging, Triple-Wall Corrugated Packaging), Material Type (Biopolymer, Paper and Paperboard, Plastics, Others), Dimension Type (Less than 4 X 1.5 X 6 (Inch), 4 X 1.5 X 6 to 6 X 4 X 10 (Inch), 6 X 4 X 10 to 10 X 6 X 12 (Inch), 10 X 6 X 12 to 12 X 8 X 14 (Inch), More than 12 X 8 X14 (Inch)), Order Type (Customized, Standard), End User (Food, Beverage, Cosmetic and Personal Care, Institutional, Healthcare, Household, and Electrical and Electronic, E-Commerce, Tobacco, Others)
U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Belgium, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Switzerland, Rest of Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, United Arab Emirate, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market Players Covered
WestRock Company (U.S.), Smurfit Kappa (Ireland), International Paper (U.S.), Novolex (U.S.), NOVPLASTA CZ, s.r.o (Czechia), Burgass Carrier Bags (U.S.), Mondi (U.K.), C.E.E. R.SCHISLER (France), Conitex Sonoco (U.S.), Paperera de Girona S.A. LC Paper Group (Spain), Hotpack Packaging Industries L.L.C. (U.A.E), Ronpak (U.S.), DS Smith (U.K.), Goodwin Robbins Packaging Company Inc.(U.S.), Oji Holdings Corporation (Japan), Georgia-Pacific L.L.C. (U.S.)
A paper bag is a consumer packaging product to carry and store goods conveniently. It is generally manufactured using recycled, Multiwall paper sacks, flat paper and handled bags are some of major types of paper bags available in the market. Compared to plastic bags, these bags are lightweight, recyclable, durable and highly customizable as per the consumers' specific requirements.
Paper Bags Market Dynamics
- Rising trend of using biodegradable and organic paper bags
Normal plastic bags are causing polluting land and water bodies. Plastic bags take about 450 to 500 years to decompose. Major players have started producing biodegradable paper bags; these are eco-friendly, durable, and stylish. Biodegradable paper bags are easy to manufacture and non-toxic to the environment. The major retail player has started adopting paper carry bags because they protect the environment and are easily recyclable and reused. Therefore, the wide adaption of biodegradable paper bags is a major factor accelerating the market growth during the forecast period.
- increasing usage of paper bags in online food delivery services
Online food delivery services are gaining traction because they steer hot foods to the consumer's doorstep. Online food services are the main commercial user of paper bags because they use large, wider gussets bags to deliver foods such as cakes, pizza, and heavy meals to consumers' doorstep. Therefore, increasing the usage of paper bags in online food delivery services is boosting the market growth.
- Growing focus of major players on the innovation of products
Major players are highly investing in the innovation of products to provide improvised and innovative products to deal with consumers' demand to compete with the current competitors and rival products. The major players in the paper bags market have introduced many different types of paper bags with premium texture and aesthetic appeal. These premium paper bags are used for different purposes, such as preparing beauty products packages and gift hampers. Therefore, innovation in the paper bags market by major market players is expected to create lucrative opportunities for market growth during the forecast period.
- The increasing popularity of smart paper bags
The growing popularity of smart paper bags is also raising the growth of the paper bags market. The demand for smart paper bags is growing because of the increasing requirement for modern packaging applications such as clinical monitoring. It progresses in printed electronics innovation, leading to the advancement in smart packaging. Furthermore, smart paper bags allow merchants to track the package all over the delivery cycle, as they give customers product data using Q.R. codes for clients. Therefore, the growing popularity of smart paper bags will create ample opportunities for market growth.
- Stringent regulation towards deforestation derails the market growth
Stringent regulations and rules toward deforestation in all regions have negatively affected the paper bag market growth. As a result, producers face many problems for raw materials and cannot import and export the finished products to all the regions, which is likely to reduce the growth of the paper bags market.
- Fluctuating prices of raw materials
Fluctuations in the price of raw materials such as cellulose fiber or wood pulp are due to the demand-supply gap, which is expected to impact the paper bags market growth negatively. This factor leads to a significant reduction in the profit margin of the manufacturers in the folding carton market which may hamper the market growth during the forecast period.
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- In 2022, Saudi's Yanbu acquired shares of Kuwait's Shuaiba Industrial Co for SAR 32.3 million (USD 8.6 million) in its unit Yanbu Saudi Kuwaiti Paper Products Co. According to a bourse filing, the transaction allowed the transfer of around 40% stake in the paper producer to Yanbu Cement which is making it the full owner of the former,
- In 2021, Taurus Packaging and Mondi created a fit-for-purpose reusable shopping bag that can easily carry groceries and fulfilled the demanding Southern African retail marketplace requirement. Mondi's Advantage Kraft Plus makes this paper bag a better alternative in a market where plastic bags are conventionally used.
Global Paper Bags Market Scope
The paper bags market is segmented on the basis of products, usage, capacity, size, sealing healing, shape, distribution channel, and end-user. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze meagre growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Flat Paper Bag
- Multiwall Paper Sacks
- Open Mouth
- Pasted Valve
- Lock Paper Bag
- Self-Opening-Style (S.O.S.) Bags
- Stand Up Pouch
- Single Use
- Less Than 1 Kg
- 1 Kg-5 Kg
- 5 Kg-10 Kg
- More Than 10 Kg
- Small Size
- Medium Size
- Large Size
- Extra Large Size
Sealing and Handle
- Heat Seal
- Hand Length Handle
- Ziplock, Twisted Handle
- Flat Handle
- Convenience Stores
- Specialty Stores
- Food and Beverages
- Animal Feed
- Cosmetic Products
Paper Bags Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The paper bags market is analysed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, products, usage, capacity, size, sealing healing, shape, distribution channel, and end-user as referenced above.
The countries covered in the paper bags market report are U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America, Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Belgium, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Switzerland, Rest of Europe, Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, United Arab Emirate, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa
Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the paper bags market owing to the increasing production and consumption of reusable paper bags. Furthermore, increasing demand for paper bags, to the ease of production of reusable paper bags will further boost the market growth in this region.
North America is expected to be the fastest developing region during the forecast period of 2023-2030 due to the increasing demand for paper bags for the retail sector in this region. Moreover, increasing inclination toward processed and packaged food products will further boost the market growth in this region.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in market regulation that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Paper Bags Market Share Analysis
The paper bags market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to paper bags market.
Some of the major players operating in the paper bags market are:
- WestRock Company (U.S.)
- Smurfit Kappa (Ireland)
- International Paper (U.S.)
- Novolex (U.S.)
- NOVPLASTA CZ, s.r.o (Czechia)
- Burgass Carrier Bags (U.S.)
- Mondi (U.K.)
- CEE R.SCHISLER (France)
- Conitex Sonoco (U.S.)
- Paperera de Girona S.A. LC Paper Group (Spain)
- Hotpack Packaging Industries L.L.C. (U.A.E)
- Ronpak (U.S.)
- DS Smith (U.K.)
- Goodwin Robbins Packaging Company Inc (U.S.)
- Oji Holdings Corporation (Japan)
- Georgia-Pacific L.L.C. (U.S.)