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2010 Capital plans: Paperitalo 2nd Tuesday Surveys

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Survey subject:

Capital plans 2010

2nd Tuesday Surveys are Copyright 2010 by Paperitalo Publications and used by permission of the Copyright Owner

  Dates open: 8 – 22 December 2009

Confidential level and error band:
(90% confid. Level, +/- 10% error band)

No. of respondents: ??

Pulp & Paper Industry

49% US respondents, 11% Western Europe, Scandinavia was 7%

When asked about their 2010 capital budget

         4%..... said will go up significantly (< 50%)

         19%... said will go up moderately (>25%)

         37%... said it will stay the same

         21%... said it will go down moderately (>25%)

         16%... said it will go down significantly (<50%)

When asked about the largest influence on their 2010 capital budget:

         23%..... said availability of funds

         48%..... said overall business conditions

         23%..... said overarching long term business strategy

When asked where capital will be spent in 2010, the number 1 answer was stay-in-business (non-ROI) expenditures (27%)

When asked, in the past then years, capital expenditures…

         12%..... Have been more than depreciation

         26%..... Have equalled depreciation

         9%....... Have been around 75% of depreciation

         26%..... Have been around 50% of depreciation

         19%..... Have been around 25% of depreciation or less

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Drivers of the Pulp and Paper Industry:
Forest products markets / Holzproduktmärkte:
Node Types:
Capital plans 2010
Issue date: 
December 2009
Publisher Name: 
Paperitalo's 2nd Tuesday Surveys(TM)
Jim Thompson
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