Commodity Research

Paper & Paper Boards

Paper & Paper boards are the two widely used materials in packaging segment. They are used in different segments.

Paper is considered as an index of a country’s growth and development by virtue of their versatile utility ranging from lifesaving devices, convenient food packaging, writing and printing to alluring packaging designs. These applications cater to the fast growing FMCG sector of Paper and Paper Board.

TransGraph has a dedicated team of highly qualified professionals which keeps a track on each and every happening across the various sectors which can impact Paper (Kraft paper and Duplex Board) price movements through a unique approach of "Mapping the Market Thought".

We are successfully serving some of the major FMCG players in India adding remarkable value to their procurement efficiencies. We are providing our market intelligence support on Paper and Paper Boards which constitute the detailed coverage on Global and Indian Pulp and Waste paper, Duplex Board and Kraft Paper market dynamics.


Bi-Weekly Paper and Paper boards Market Intelligence
Quarterly Paper & Paper board Special Report

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Features Bi-Weekly Market Intelligence Bi-Monthly Longterm outlook
Coverage Kraft Paper & Duplex Paper Board Kraft Paper & Duplex Paper Board : Indian & Global Markets
Fundamental summary Critical fundamental Factors; Fundamental outlook Index Supply & Demand Forecasts; Inventory; Sentiment index; Currency impact; Recent developments
Technical summary NA NA
Price Direction Kraft Paper: Northern, Western & Central region mills of India Duplex Paper Boards: Indian Western Region , International (OCC & ONP), Imported Kraft Paper: Northern, Western & Central region mills of India Duplex Paper Boards: Indian Western Region, International (OCC & ONP), Imported
Price range forecast 1month, 2-3 months, > 4 months 6 months
Strategy review Review of previous strategy Not Applicable (NA)
Latest Strategy Kraft Paper: Northern, Western & Central region mills of India Duplex Paper Boards: Indian Western Region, International (OCC & ONP), Imported: Generic procurement strategy NA
Performance Audit NA NA
Fundamental analysis Short-term economic update, Raw material market dynamics, supply demand of paper and paper boards, Import/exports and inventories data, Cost Analysis. Medium-term economic update, Supply/ demand dynamics, Raw material market dynamics, policy changes towards import and export of paper and raw materials, Review of price trend and medium term price drivers for next 3 months.
Technical outlook NA NA
Risk Parameters Volatility & VaR trends NA
Calendar Key Economic & Fundamental Data NA
Mini Charts NA NA
Facts & Figures Most important market data NA


Period Procurement Savings %
2012 YTD 2009-12 YTD
Bi Weekly Paper and Paper Boards Market Intelligence 0.94% 3.54%
YTD: Year Till Date
Strike Rate %: Daily: Percentage of number of strategies made profit. Weekly: Percentage of number of months bettered the market average
NP/GP %: {(Gross Profit - Gross Loss) / (Gross Profit)}X100
Procurement Savings %: {(Market average - TransGraph purchase price) / (Market average)}X100

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