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The paper industry in India has been growing at a rapid phase as the domestic demand is on the rise. Increasing population, literacy rate, growth in GDP and changes in lifestyle of individuals are expected to account for the growth in the paper industry of India. BILT and ITC are the largest producers of paper in India. The paper industry in India is growing at the CAGR of around 9.6% during 2012-2017.

The revenues of paper industry of India is expected to reach up to USD 11.83 Billion by 2017. About 70% of the total installed capacity of paper production in India is accounted by the states of Gujarat, West Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra. Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Kerala, Bihar and Assam together account for about 25% of the total paper production in India.


Indian Paper industry in 2013-2014
India's paper consumption has grown at a steady rate of 8% in the last five years. The Indian paper industry has an annual turnover of about Rs. 40,000 crores. India has 17% of the world's population, but it consumes just about 3% of paper globally.

The per capita consumption of paper in India is at around 10 kg, which is well below the global average of 55 kg. With the growth in GDP and increase in literacy, paper consumption in India is forecasted to go up. Consumption of paper and related products in India is set to double by 2020, from the current level of 12 million tonne.

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