COVID-19: Challenges and Perspectives for the Pulp and Paper Industry Worldwide

Kun Liu, Hui Wang, Huayu Liu, Shuanxi Nie, Haishun Du, Chuanling Si

Abstract


The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has made a huge impact on the global industrial supply chains. Undoubtedly, COVID-19 is posing severe challenges to the pulp and paper industry worldwide. On the other hand, this pandemic may provide unprecedented possibilities for the pulp and paper manufacturers in areas such as the increasing demand for personal hygiene paper products, food packaging products, corrugated packaging materials, medical specialty papers, etc.

Keywords


COVID-19; Pulp and paper industry; Biomass; Paper-based products

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