The emergence of personal computers and office automation thirty years ago has led many to predict the onset of a "paperless" office. With the shift in consumer habits/behavior and the ever growing digital solutions (e.g. E-reader, smart phones, social media, etc.), what would the future hold for cut-size paper until 2025? Would challenges from digital solutions, e.g. the increased use of electronic filing over traditional hard copy in office environment, bring about the eventual demise of cut-size copy paper?
Pöyry has been actively following the developments within the paper industry, and is one of the most authoritative sources of knowledge regarding the future forecasts of paper demand globally. For this research, Pöyry research in seven countries(Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Indonesia, China, Japan).