On December 31, 2020, China National Pulp and Paper Research Institute Co., Ltd. (CNPPRI) and China National Household Paper Industry Association (CNHPIA), together with JHPIA, EDANA and INDA, successfully held the live broadcast of "Review 2020: Tissue Paper and Disposable Hygiene Products Industry" in both Chinese and English on the Tissue Paper and Hygiene Products Cloud Service platform, presenting detailed reviews of the major events and trends in 2020 in the industry of China, Japan, Europe and North America. The event has attracted more than 8000 audiences in China and abroad to watch online.
Chinese Tissue Paper Industry: Despite the impact of COVID-19, the investment enthusiasm of the industry has not decreased, and the annual new production capacity has exceeded that of last year. However, the market competition is intense due to obvious overcapacity.
Chinese Disposable Hygiene Products Industry: The industry has experienced the outbreak of COVID-19, anti-epidemic, resumption of work and production, conversion of masks, shortage of nonwovens, cut-off of raw materials and the soaring price. The industry enterprises actively responded and made new achievements.
Japanese Disposable Hygiene Products Industry: In order to cope with the spread of COVID-19, the whole industry took measures to stabilize the supply of face masks and other anti-epidemic products, and actively carried out consumer education and environmental protection activities related to face masks and other products.
European Disposable Hygiene Products Industry: The industry enterprises made incredible efforts to keep supply the market with absorbent hygiene products, wipes, medical nonwovens and personal protective equipments. EDANA conducted the products stewardship program and the awareness campaign, while facilitating the dialogue to supply chain.
North American Disposable Hygiene Products Industry: COVID-19 has made a great impact on the economy and society of North America, greatly changed people's cleaning habits, plans for new babies and environmental protection concept. It has a profound impact on the North American market.
New journey, new opportunities. CNPPRI and CNHPIA will continue to adhere to the original intention of serving the industry. In the coming new year, we will actively use the innovative Tissue Paper and Hygiene Products Cloud Service platform to provide more valuable services for the industry enterprises and boost the healthy and orderly development of the industry.