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2009 Effects of subsidies: Paperitalo 2nd Tuesday Surveys


Survey subject:

Effects of subsidies

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

  Dates open: 8 – 22 September 2009

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

No. of respondents: 58

Pulp & Paper Industry

53% US respondents, South America (other than Brazil) was 9%, 7% China, all other were less

  • 27% of respondents say they receive direct government subsidies
  • Only 2% of the total said government subsidies keep them in business
  • 21% believe government subsidies are necessary for research and development
  • 54% believe government research in alternative uses for cellulose creates competitors for the pulp and paper industry
  • 25% of respondents say their government provides tariff protection for domestic pulp and paper products
  • 45% of respondents said their business was hurt this year by the North American black liquor tax credit
  • 93% believe governments should offer tax breaks and research funding to the pulp and paper industry

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