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Coated Paper Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Coated Paper Market Global Information by Coating Material (Ground Calcium Carbonate (GCC), Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC), Kaolin Clay, Wax and Others) Type (Coated Fine Paper, Standard Coated Fine Paper, Coated Groundwood Paper, Low Coat Weight Papers, Art papers and Others), Application (Packaging, Printing, Labels and Others) and Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East and Africa) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/1566-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 140 pages

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Market Overview


The global coated paper market is projected to reach 28.0 million tons by the end of 2030, expanding with a CAGR of 3.4% during the forecast period. In terms of tonnage, the global market accounted for 8.0% of the volume share of the global paper market in 2018.


Coated paper is a glossy or matte finish paper, that is coated on one or both side with a mixture of clay and carbonates creating a high-quality surface which can be used for various applications such as printing of magazines, books, photos, advertising materials, and other high-quality products, packaging, labeling, and others. Coated papers offer superior properties such as resistance to dirt, water, and wear and tear as compared to their counterparts. Various types of material can be used for coating paper such as ground calcium carbonate (GCC), precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC), kaolin clay, talc, and others. The coated paper offers a smooth and high-quality surface that can be used in high-end printing application and packaging industry.


One of the prominent factors driving the growth of the market is increasing utilization of coated paper across the packaging industry. Shifting global trend towards the use of eco-friendly products and ban of plastic packaging across the food & beverages industry is driving a shift towards the usage of bio-based and degradable packaging materials. This trend is expected to push the market growth during the forecast period. Moreover, with the growing environmental concern and government initiatives to reduce plastic consumption across various geographies such as Europe, India, Indonesia, China, and the US are projected to be another headway for the growth of the coated paper market during the forecast period.


Based on coating material, the ground calcium carbonate (GCC) segment is projected to dominate the global coated papers market. A large share of GCC is due to its light scattering properties, and it provides optimum particle distribution on the paper surface. Thus GCC coated papers finds extensive application in printing as well as in packaging applications.


However, the coated paper market segment is expected to face stiff competition from its counterpart, uncoated papers in terms of cost. This factor may have a negative impact on the market growth. Moreover, increasing trend of digitalization and e-commerce, and green campaigns such as save paper save tree are some of the other key factors which may hamper the demand for coated papers. Furthermore, the reduction in the supply of raw materials, such as wood pulp, adversely affects the growth of the global market.


Key Players



  • Nippon Paper Industries Co.

  • Ltd (Japan)

  • Oji Holdings Corporation (Japan)

  • Stora Enso Oyj (Finland)

  • Asia Pulp & Paper (Indonesia)

  • UPM-Kymmene Corp (Finland)

  • Arjowiggins SAS (France)

  • Burgo Group SpA (Italy)

  • Ballarpur Industries Limited (India)

  • Sappi Limited (South Africa)

  • NewPage Corporation (US)

  • JK Paper Ltd (India)

  • Minerals Technologies Inc.

  • Shree Krishna Paper Mills & Industries Ltd

  • Paradise Packaging Pvt. Ltd

  • Emami Group


Global Coated Paper Market Share, By Application, 2018 (%)
Coated Paper Market Share, By Application, 2018
Regional Analysis


The global coated paper market has been studied across five key regions, namely Asia-Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East & Africa. Based on market volume share, Asia-Pacific is estimated to hold more than one-third of the global market share. India and China together are projected to be the key driving countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The rapidly growing packaging industry and shifting demographic preference towards packaged foods along with rapid population growth are expected to push the growth in Asia-Pacific. Europe is the second largest market for coated paper owing to established food and beverages and packaging industry. North America is projected to witness moderate growth during the forecast period. Latin America and Middle East & Africa are projected to account for a relatively small share in the global market. However, the remains are expected to cater to the steady growth opportunity during the forecast period.


Segmentation Analysis


The global coated paper market has been segmented based on coating material, application, and region.


On the basis of coating material, the global market has been categorized as ground calcium carbonate (GCC), precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC), kaolin clay, wax, and others


By application, the global market has been divided into packaging, printing, labels, and others


The global market, by region, has been segregated into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa.


Target Audience



  • Paper & pulp manufacturers

  • Coated paper manufacturers

  • Traders and distributors of coated paper

  • Packaging industries

  • Potential investors

  • Raw material suppliers



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: Significant Value
  CAGR   3.4% (2022-2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Coating Material, Type, Application and Region
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd (Japan), Oji Holdings Corporation (Japan), Stora Enso Oyj (Finland), Asia Pulp & Paper (Indonesia), UPM-Kymmene Corp (Finland), Arjowiggins SAS (France), Burgo Group SpA (Italy), Ballarpur Industries Limited (India), Sappi Limited (South Africa), NewPage Corporation (US), JK Paper Ltd (India), Minerals Technologies Inc., Shree Krishna Paper Mills & Industries Ltd, Paradise Packaging Pvt. Ltd, Emami Group
  Key Market Opportunities   Eco-friendly products and ban of plastic packaging across the food & beverages industry is driving a shift towards the usage of bio-based and degradable packaging materials
  Key Market Drivers   Increasing utilization of coated paper across the packaging industry


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The coated paper market is projected to grow at a 3.4% CAGR between 2020-2027.

The coated paper market is predicted to touch USD 28.0 million tons by 2025.

The Asia Pacific is expected to lead the coated paper market.

It is widely used in labels, printing, packaging, and others.

Reduction in raw material supply, and trend of e-commerce and digitalization may limit market growth.