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Paper Bags Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2027)

Paper Bags Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012 - 2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017 - 2027)

Paper bags are typically used for packaging, used as big sacks and also as shopping bags. They are made from various varieties of kraft paper. Paper bags have several benefits including durability, eco-friendly nature and convenience. Additionally, they can be recycled for reuse which is an added benefit from environment health point of view. Paper bags can be used to package several items and come in varying designs and sizes. Moreover, they can be printed upon with a view to market a particular brand. Future Market Insights has analysed the global market for paper bags and has presented several insights in its new research publication – global paper bags market.

The research report includes key acumen across the segments of the market and their scenarios across important regions in the globe. The global paper bags market witnessed slow growth during the 2012-2016 timeline, however, it is projected to grow at a higher pace to register a moderate CAGR of 4.4% throughout the period of forecast. In 2017, the global market for paper bags is valued at around US$ 4500 Mn and is estimated to touch a value of approximately US$ 7 Bn by the end of the year of assessment. Factors like strong and growing retail sector in developed regions, rising preference for paper bags across regions and increasing penetration of retail outlets in emerging economies are contributing to the growth of the global paper bags market.

Retail sector to significantly contribute to the growth of the global paper bags market

The retail segment in the end use category is expected to largely contribute to the growth of the global market for paper bags. This segment is projected to grow at a value CAGR of 4.3% throughout the period of forecast. In 2017, the retail end use segment reflected a value of around US$ 2500 Mn and is likely to dominate the global market with a high market valuation of about US$ 3800 Mn by the end of the year of assessment. However, compared to 2017, the retail segment is expected to witness a fall in market share by 60 BPS by the end of the forecast period. In 2017, the retail segment reflected a market share of 54.5%.

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Food and beverages sector poised to be the second largest in terms of value

The use of paper bags in the food and beverage industry has been rising since past years. The growing inclination towards the adoption of paper bags has made this segment highly lucrative. The food and beverage segment is the second largest segment in terms of high market valuation and is estimated to reach a value of more than US$ 1800 Mn by the end of the year of assessment from a value of around US$ 1200 Mn in 2017. The chemical segment in this category is expected to showcase less market share as well as value during the forecast period, but is catching steam owing to new developments in paper bags. It is followed by the others segment which is the lowest in terms of market value."


1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. Market Analysis
1.3. FMI Analysis and Recommendations
1.4. Wheel of Opportunity
2. Market Introduction
2.1. Market Definition
2.2. Value Chain
2.3. Market Taxonomy
2.4. Trends
2.4.1. Global
2.4.2. Region-wise
2.5. Opportunities
2.6. Regulatory Landscape
2.7. Key Excerpts From Interviews
3. Market Viewpoint
3.1. Macro-Economic Factors
3.1.1. Global Packaging Industry Outlook
3.1.2. Global Plastic Bags & Sacks Market Outlook
4. Global Paper Bags Market Analysis By Region
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Region
4.2.1. North America
4.2.2. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
4.2.3. Western Europe
4.2.4. Eastern Europe
4.2.5. Latin America
4.2.6. Middle East and Africa
4.2.7. Japan
4.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Region
4.3.1. North America
4.3.2. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
4.3.3. Western Europe
4.3.4. Eastern Europe
4.3.5. Latin America
4.3.6. Middle East and Africa
4.3.7. Japan
4.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Region
5. Global Paper Bags Market Analysis By Product Type
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Product Type
5.2.1. Sewn Open Mouth
5.2.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
5.2.3. Pasted Valve
5.2.4. Pasted Open Mouth
5.2.5. Flat Bottom
5.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Product Type
5.3.1. Sewn Open Mouth
5.3.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
5.3.3. Pasted Valve
5.3.4. Pasted Open Mouth
5.3.5. Flat Bottom
5.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Product Type
6. Global Paper Bags Market Analysis By Thickness
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Thickness
6.2.1. <2 ply
6.2.2. 2 ply
6.2.3. 3 ply
6.2.4. > 3 ply
6.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Thickness
6.3.1. <2 ply
6.3.2. 2 ply
6.3.3. 3 ply
6.3.4. > 3 ply
6.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Thickness
7. Global Paper Bags Market Analysis By Material Type
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Material Type
7.2.1. Brown Kraft
7.2.2. White Kraft
7.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Material Type
7.3.1. Brown Kraft
7.3.2. White Kraft
7.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Material Type
8. Global Paper Bags Market Analysis By End Use
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By End Use
8.2.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
8.2.2. Building & Cons
8.2.3. Food & Beverage
8.2.4. Retail
8.2.5. Chemicals
8.2.6. Others
8.3. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By End Use
8.3.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
8.3.2. Building & Cons
8.3.3. Food & Beverage
8.3.4. Retail
8.3.5. Chemicals
8.3.6. Others
8.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By End Use
9. North America Paper Bags Market Analysis
9.1. Introduction
9.2. Regional Pricing Analysis
9.3. Market Dynamics
9.3.1. Drivers
9.3.2. Restraints
9.4. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Country
9.4.1. U.S.
9.4.2. Canada
9.5. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Country
9.5.1. U.S.
9.5.2. Canada
9.6. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Product Type
9.6.1. Sewn Open Mouth
9.6.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
9.6.3. Pasted Valve
9.6.4. Pasted Open Mouth
9.6.5. Flat Bottom
9.7. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Product Type
9.7.1. Sewn Open Mouth
9.7.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
9.7.3. Pasted Valve
9.7.4. Pasted Open Mouth
9.7.5. Flat Bottom
9.8. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Thickness
9.8.1. <2 ply
9.8.2. 2 ply
9.8.3. 3 ply
9.8.4. > 3 ply
9.9. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Thickness
9.9.1. <2 ply
9.9.2. 2 ply
9.9.3. 3 ply
9.9.4. > 3 ply
9.10. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Material Type
9.10.1. Brown Kraft
9.10.2. White Kraft
9.11. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Material Type
9.11.1. Brown Kraft
9.11.2. White Kraft
9.12. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By End Use
9.12.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
9.12.2. Building & Cons
9.12.3. Food & Beverage
9.12.4. Retail
9.12.5. Chemicals
9.12.6. Others
9.13. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By End Use
9.13.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
9.13.2. Building & Cons
9.13.3. Food & Beverage
9.13.4. Retail
9.13.5. Chemicals
9.13.6. Others
10. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ) Paper Bags Market Analysis
10.1. Introduction
10.2. Regional Pricing Analysis
10.3. Market Dynamics
10.3.1. Drivers
10.3.2. Restraints
10.4. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Country
10.4.1. China
10.4.2. India
10.4.3. ASEAN
10.4.4. Australia and New Zealand
10.4.5. Rest of APEJ
10.5. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Country
10.5.1. China
10.5.2. India
10.5.3. ASEAN
10.5.4. Australia and New Zealand
10.5.5. Rest of APEJ
10.6. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Product Type
10.6.1. Sewn Open Mouth
10.6.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
10.6.3. Pasted Valve
10.6.4. Pasted Open Mouth
10.6.5. Flat Bottom
10.7. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Product Type
10.7.1. Sewn Open Mouth
10.7.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
10.7.3. Pasted Valve
10.7.4. Pasted Open Mouth
10.7.5. Flat Bottom
10.8. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Thickness
10.8.1. <2 ply
10.8.2. 2 ply
10.8.3. 3 ply
10.8.4. > 3 ply
10.9. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Thickness
10.9.1. <2 ply
10.9.2. 2 ply
10.9.3. 3 ply
10.9.4. > 3 ply
10.10. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Material Type
10.10.1. Brown Kraft
10.10.2. White Kraft
10.11. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Material Type
10.11.1. Brown Kraft
10.11.2. White Kraft
10.12. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By End Use
10.12.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
10.12.2. Building & Cons
10.12.3. Food & Beverage
10.12.4. Retail
10.12.5. Chemicals
10.12.6. Others
10.13. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By End Use
10.13.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
10.13.2. Building & Cons
10.13.3. Food & Beverage
10.13.4. Retail
10.13.5. Chemicals
10.13.6. Others
11. Western Europe Paper Bags Market Analysis
11.1. Introduction
11.2. Regional Pricing Analysis
11.3. Market Dynamics
11.3.1. Drivers
11.3.2. Restraints
11.4. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Country
11.4.1. Germany
11.4.2. Italy
11.4.3. France
11.4.4. Spain
11.4.5. Nordic
11.4.6. U.K.
11.4.7. BENELUX
11.4.8. Rest of Western Europe
11.5. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Country
11.5.1. Germany
11.5.2. Italy
11.5.3. France
11.5.4. Spain
11.5.5. Nordic
11.5.6. U.K.
11.5.7. BENELUX
11.5.8. Rest of Western Europe
11.6. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Product Type
11.6.1. Sewn Open Mouth
11.6.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
11.6.3. Pasted Valve
11.6.4. Pasted Open Mouth
11.6.5. Flat Bottom
11.7. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Product Type
11.7.1. Sewn Open Mouth
11.7.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
11.7.3. Pasted Valve
11.7.4. Pasted Open Mouth
11.7.5. Flat Bottom
11.8. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Thickness
11.8.1. <2 ply
11.8.2. 2 ply
11.8.3. 3 ply
11.8.4. > 3 ply
11.9. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Thickness
11.9.1. <2 ply
11.9.2. 2 ply
11.9.3. 3 ply
11.9.4. > 3 ply
11.10. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Material Type
11.10.1. Brown Kraft
11.10.2. White Kraft
11.11. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Material Type
11.11.1. Brown Kraft
11.11.2. White Kraft
11.12. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By End Use
11.12.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
11.12.2. Building & Cons
11.12.3. Food & Beverage
11.12.4. Retail
11.12.5. Chemicals
11.12.6. Others
11.13. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By End Use
11.13.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
11.13.2. Building & Cons
11.13.3. Food & Beverage
11.13.4. Retail
11.13.5. Chemicals
11.13.6. Others
12. Eastern Europe Paper Bags Market Analysis
12.1. Introduction
12.2. Regional Pricing Analysis
12.3. Market Dynamics
12.3.1. Drivers
12.3.2. Restraints
12.4. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Country
12.4.1. Russia
12.4.2. Poland
12.4.3. Rest of Eastern Europe
12.5. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Country
12.5.1. Russia
12.5.2. Poland
12.5.3. Rest of Eastern Europe
12.6. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Product Type
12.6.1. Sewn Open Mouth
12.6.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
12.6.3. Pasted Valve
12.6.4. Pasted Open Mouth
12.6.5. Flat Bottom
12.7. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Product Type
12.7.1. Sewn Open Mouth
12.7.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
12.7.3. Pasted Valve
12.7.4. Pasted Open Mouth
12.7.5. Flat Bottom
12.8. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Thickness
12.8.1. <2 ply
12.8.2. 2 ply
12.8.3. 3 ply
12.8.4. > 3 ply
12.9. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Thickness
12.9.1. <2 ply
12.9.2. 2 ply
12.9.3. 3 ply
12.9.4. > 3 ply
12.10. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Material Type
12.10.1. Brown Kraft
12.10.2. White Kraft
12.11. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Material Type
12.11.1. Brown Kraft
12.11.2. White Kraft
12.12. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By End Use
12.12.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
12.12.2. Building & Cons
12.12.3. Food & Beverage
12.12.4. Retail
12.12.5. Chemicals
12.12.6. Others
12.13. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By End Use
12.13.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
12.13.2. Building & Cons
12.13.3. Food & Beverage
12.13.4. Retail
12.13.5. Chemicals
12.13.6. Others
13. Latin America Paper Bags Market Analysis
13.1. Introduction
13.2. Regional Pricing Analysis
13.3. Market Dynamics
13.3.1. Drivers
13.3.2. Restraints
13.4. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Country
13.4.1. Brazil
13.4.2. Mexico
13.4.3. Argentina
13.4.4. Rest of Latin America
13.5. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Country
13.5.1. Brazil
13.5.2. Mexico
13.5.3. Argentina
13.5.4. Rest of Latin America
13.6. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Product Type
13.6.1. Sewn Open Mouth
13.6.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
13.6.3. Pasted Valve
13.6.4. Pasted Open Mouth
13.6.5. Flat Bottom
13.7. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Product Type
13.7.1. Sewn Open Mouth
13.7.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
13.7.3. Pasted Valve
13.7.4. Pasted Open Mouth
13.7.5. Flat Bottom
13.8. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Thickness
13.8.1. <2 ply
13.8.2. 2 ply
13.8.3. 3 ply
13.8.4. > 3 ply
13.9. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Thickness
13.9.1. <2 ply
13.9.2. 2 ply
13.9.3. 3 ply
13.9.4. > 3 ply
13.10. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Material Type
13.10.1. Brown Kraft
13.10.2. White Kraft
13.11. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Material Type
13.11.1. Brown Kraft
13.11.2. White Kraft
13.12. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By End Use
13.12.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
13.12.2. Building & Cons
13.12.3. Food & Beverage
13.12.4. Retail
13.12.5. Chemicals
13.12.6. Others
13.13. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By End Use
13.13.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
13.13.2. Building & Cons
13.13.3. Food & Beverage
13.13.4. Retail
13.13.5. Chemicals
13.13.6. Others
14. Middle East and Africa Paper Bags Market Analysis
14.1. Introduction
14.2. Regional Pricing Analysis
14.3. Market Dynamics
14.3.1. Drivers
14.3.2. Restraints
14.4. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Country
14.4.1. North Africa
14.4.2. GCC Countries
14.4.3. South Africa
14.4.4. Rest of Middle East and Africa
14.5. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Country
14.5.1. North Africa
14.5.2. GCC Countries
14.5.3. South Africa
14.5.4. Rest of Middle East and Africa
14.6. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Product Type
14.6.1. Sewn Open Mouth
14.6.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
14.6.3. Pasted Valve
14.6.4. Pasted Open Mouth
14.6.5. Flat Bottom
14.7. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Product Type
14.7.1. Sewn Open Mouth
14.7.2. Pinched Bottom Open Mouth
14.7.3. Pasted Valve
14.7.4. Pasted Open Mouth
14.7.5. Flat Bottom
14.8. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Thickness
14.8.1. <2 ply
14.8.2. 2 ply
14.8.3. 3 ply
14.8.4. > 3 ply
14.9. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Thickness
14.9.1. <2 ply
14.9.2. 2 ply
14.9.3. 3 ply
14.9.4. > 3 ply
14.10. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By Material Type
14.10.1. Brown Kraft
14.10.2. White Kraft
14.11. Current Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Forecast 2017-2027 By Material Type
14.11.1. Brown Kraft
14.11.2. White Kraft
14.12. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) and Volume (Tonnes) Analysis 2012-2016 By End Use
14.12.1. Agriculture & Allied Industries
14.12.2. Building & Cons
14.12.3. Food & Beverage
14.12.4. Retail

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