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Non-wood Fiber Market: Overview

The non-wood fiber market is predicted to continue to rise at a steady rate over the forecast period from 2020 to 2030. Firstly, continual rise in demand of non-wood fiber for papermaking is extending opportunities to the growth of non-wood fiber market. Shift in practices of the paper and pulp industry for procurement of raw material is a key factor stirring demand for non-wood fiber. Dependency of the paper and pulp industry on wood has implications such as contamination of the environment, dearth of resources, and need for advanced technical equipment.

The non-wood fiber market is segmented on the basis of category, source, and application in this report.

The report provides an in-depth assessment of the non-wood fiber market for the 2020 – 2030 forecast period. It covers demand dynamics, trends, and opportunities along with insights into key segments of the non-wood fiber market. Furthermore, the report examines the regional landscape of the non-wood fiber market, including growth rate projections of key regions of the market over the forecast period. Lastly, the report features exclusive assessment of the competitive landscape of non-wood fiber market. This includes insights into growth strategies of key players along with their market share projections over the forecast period.

Non-wood Fiber Market: Competitive Landscape

The non-wood fiber market is largely consolidated with some large players that hold sizeable share of the market. Key players operating in the non-wood fiber market include Shanghai Tenbro Bamboo Textile Co. Ltd., EcoPlanet Bamboo, Chempolis, Bamboo Australia Pty Ltd., Jiangxi Kangda Bamboo Ware Group Co. Ltd., and others.

Non-wood Fiber Market: Key Trends

Advantages of relatively easy cultivation of non-wood fiber over wood fiber, along with environmental benefits is attracting investments for its cultivation. Non-wood fiber requires less water and fertilizers, can reduce deforestation, and can help reduce emissions associated with burning of agricultural waste. Besides this, non-wood fiber possesses a number of excellent optical and physical properties that makes it attractive for paper products. Currently, non-wood fiber accounts for a small share of raw material for paper products, however, its use is predicted to increase notably in the future.

Increasing preference of bamboo as a non-wood fiber material for the manufacture of paperboard and pulp is a prominent trend observed in the non-wood fiber market. Bamboo is finding use as an important raw material in papermaking in order to reduce the dependency on wood resources.

However, on the downside, logistics and handling problems of non-wood fiber are limiting its use for paperboard and paper products. Collection and transportation, bleaching, washing and chemical treatment, and handling and storage are some difficulties associated with non-wood fiber, which limits their use. Furthermore, risk of non-availability of non-wood fiber due to disruption in production cycle restrains growth in the non-wood fiber market.

Non-wood Fiber Market: Regional Assessment

Asia Pacific is at the fore among key regions in the non-wood fiber market and is expected to maintain supremacy over the forecast period. Population explosion and economic growth in some parts of the region has led to surge in demand for paperboard and paper products. Depleting wood resources and environmental implications of deforestation is necessitating alternate raw material sources for these products. This strengthens growth in non-wood fiber market in the region.

North America and Europe are key regions in the non-wood fiber market and are expected to continue to maintain their foothold over the forecast period. Factors such as environmental deterioration, disposal of agricultural residues, and depleting forest reserves are necessitating sustainable alternatives for the paper industry. This is spelling growth in non-wood fiber market of these regions.

This study by TMR is all-encompassing framework of the dynamics of the market. It mainly comprises critical assessment of consumers' or customers' journeys, current and emerging avenues, and strategic framework to enable CXOs take effective decisions.

Our key underpinning is the 4-Quadrant Framework EIRS that offers detailed visualization of four elements:

  • Customer Experience Maps
  • Insights and Tools based on data-driven research
  • Actionable Results to meet all the business priorities
  • Strategic Frameworks to boost the growth journey

The study strives to evaluate the current and future growth prospects, untapped avenues, factors shaping their revenue potential, and demand and consumption patterns in the global market by breaking it into region-wise assessment.

The following regional segments are covered comprehensively:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The EIRS quadrant framework in the report sums up our wide spectrum of data-driven research and advisory for CXOs to help them make better decisions for their businesses and stay as leaders.

Below is a snapshot of these quadrants.

1. Customer Experience Map

The study offers an in-depth assessment of various customers’ journeys pertinent to the market and its segments. It offers various customer impressions about the products and service use. The analysis takes a closer look at their pain points and fears across various customer touchpoints. The consultation and business intelligence solutions will help interested stakeholders, including CXOs, define customer experience maps tailored to their needs. This will help them aim at boosting customer engagement with their brands.

2. Insights and Tools

The various insights in the study are based on elaborate cycles of primary and secondary research the analysts engage with during the course of research. The analysts and expert advisors at TMR adopt industry-wide, quantitative customer insights tools and market projection methodologies to arrive at results, which makes them reliable. The study not just offers estimations and projections, but also an uncluttered evaluation of these figures on the market dynamics. These insights merge data-driven research framework with qualitative consultations for business owners, CXOs, policy makers, and investors. The insights will also help their customers overcome their fears.

3. Actionable Results

The findings presented in this study by TMR are an indispensable guide for meeting all business priorities, including mission-critical ones. The results when implemented have shown tangible benefits to business stakeholders and industry entities to boost their performance. The results are tailored to fit the individual strategic framework. The study also illustrates some of the recent case studies on solving various problems by companies they faced in their consolidation journey.

4. Strategic Frameworks

The study equips businesses and anyone interested in the market to frame broad strategic frameworks. This has become more important than ever, given the current uncertainty due to COVID-19. The study deliberates on consultations to overcome various such past disruptions and foresees new ones to boost the preparedness. The frameworks help businesses plan their strategic alignments for recovery from such disruptive trends. Further, analysts at TMR helps you break down the complex scenario and bring resiliency in uncertain times.

The report sheds light on various aspects and answers pertinent questions on the market. Some of the important ones are:

1. What can be the best investment choices for venturing into new product and service lines?

2. What value propositions should businesses aim at while making new research and development funding?

3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

4. Which regions might see the demand maturing in certain segments in near future?

5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

6. Which are the key perspectives that the C-suite are leveraging to move businesses to new growth trajectory?

7. Which government regulations might challenge the status of key regional markets?

8. How will the emerging political and economic scenario affect opportunities in key growth areas?

9. What are some of the value-grab opportunities in various segments?

10. What will be the barrier to entry for new players in the market?

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

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