May 29, 2024
South Korea Paper Packaging Market

South Korea Paper Packaging Market Is Estimated To Witness High Growth Owing To Urban Population Growth

Paper packaging products like cartons, boxes, bags, and pouches are commonly used for packaging various consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, and food & beverages in South Korea. The paper packaging market benefits from the growth of consumerism and retail industry in the country. The growing population in urban cities increase the sales of packaged consumer goods where paper packaging is widely used. Moreover, paper packaging is considered environment friendly and provides good graphics and printability to attract customers.

The South Korea Paper Packaging Market Size Is Estimated To Be Valued At US$ 14.04 Bn In 2024 And Is Expected To Exhibit A CAGR Of 3.3% Over The Forecast Period 2024 To 2031.

Key Takeaways

Key players operating in the South Korea Paper Packaging are Orchids Paper Products Company, Dong Bang Co., Ltd. Boryung Packaging Co., Ltd. Daejoo Paper Co., Ltd. Daesang Corporation Samhwa Paper Co., Ltd.Hansol Paper Co., Ltd.SKC Packaging Co., Ltd. Shin Myung Paper MFG Co., Ltd. And Sungwon Adpia Co., Ltd. These players account for a significant share of the market.

The key opportunities in the South Korea paper packaging market includes rising scope in end use industries like food & beverages, pharmaceuticals and e-commerce. The growing consumption of packaged and ready-to-eat food items offers growth prospects for food service packaging. Also, the rising awareness about eco-friendly packaging boosts the paper packaging market.

The South Korea paper packaging market is expanding globally with growing exports of packaged goods. The major export destinations includes China, United States, European Union countries. The South Korean manufacturers are focusing on entering emerging markets in Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa regions to gain more share of global paper packaging market.

Market Drivers

The major driver for the growth of South Korea paper packaging market is the rising urban population in the country. As urbanization increases, there is a growing demand for packaged goods from retail and e-commerce sectors. Paper packaging satisfies the need for sustainable and affordable packaging solutions. The increasing consumerism is supported by improving economic conditions in South Korea which drives the sales of packaged goods and boosts the paper packaging market.

Pest Analysis

Political: The paper packaging market in South Korea is governed by regulations related to packaging standards and recycling targets. The government aims to increase the recycling and reuse rate of paper packaging.

Economic: The economic growth rate and disposable income levels influence domestic consumption and demand for packaged products in South Korea. Fluctuations in the GDP growth rate impact the paper packaging market.

Social: Increased health awareness among consumers is boosting demand for packaged foods and beverages. Evolving lifestyles and busy schedules are driving the trend towards ready-to-eat and on-the-go packaged foods.

Technological: Manufacturers are investing in advanced production machinery to enhance productivity and reduce costs. Companies use digital printing technologies for customized and differentiated packaging designs.

The geographical regions where the South Korea paper packaging market is concentrated in terms of value are the Seoul Capital Area and Busan Metropolitan City. These densely populated urban centers account for a large share of the domestic packaged food and beverage demand.

The Jeolla provinces in South-West South Korea have emerged as the fastest growing regional market for paper packaging. The provinces have witnessed rapid industrialization and economic growth in recent years due to investments in manufacturing and exports. This has positively impacted the consumption of packaged products and paper packaging usage in the region.

What are the key data covered in this South Korea Paper Packaging Market report?

:- Market CAGR throughout the predicted period

:- Comprehensive information on the aspects that will drive the South Korea Paper Packaging Market’s growth between 2024 and 2031.

:- Accurate calculation of the size of the South Korea Paper Packaging Market and its contribution to the market, with emphasis on the parent market

:- Realistic forecasts of future trends and changes in consumer behavior

:- South Korea Paper Packaging Market Industry Growth in North America, APAC, Europe, South America, the Middle East, and Africa

:- A complete examination of the market’s competitive landscape, as well as extensive information on vendors

:- Detailed examination of the factors that will impede the expansion of South Korea Paper Packaging Market vendors


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  1. Source: CoherentMI, Public sources, Desk research
  2. We have leveraged AI tools to mine information and compile it