Steady Improvement in Literacy Rates and Growing Enterprise Activity Drives the Stationery Products Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Stationery Products. The global market for Stationery Products is projected to exceed US$226 billion by 2020, driven by steadily improving literacy rates, increasing school enrollments, favorable demographics and growing enterprise activity.

Stationery Products: A Global Strategic Business Report

Follow us on LinkedIn – From childhood and early education to employment and beyond, stationery products touch every stage of life. Products such as pens, pencils, papers and other accessories have a place in homes, offices, businesses and classrooms around the world. The stationery market evolved over the years to offer a wide array of products catering to different consumer segments. While education sector drives significant demand for basic stationery products, office supplies too have been contributing considerably to the market. While carbon paper, inked ribbons, mailing supplies, and writing instruments have been a common feature in offices since long, modern enterprise sector, typically corporate and branch offices have been generating substantial demand for products such as marking devices, writing pads, binders, and party goods, among others. Health of the enterprise sector, as represented by number of new office starts and branch expansions typically dictate growth patterns in office use stationery supply market.

Growing levels of literacy has made basic stationery items such as pens, pencils and paper ubiquitous products across the globe. The global stationery products market is experiencing growth at the back of rising youth population, need for education, growing number of primary & secondary educational institutions, and ever increasing student enrollments across the world. Since the mandating of Education for All framework established by the United Nations in 2000, countries across the world have made rapid progress towards attaining the goal. Future growth in the global stationery products market is expected to come from emerging economies in Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. Key factors driving growth in these markets include growing population, expanding base of professionals, increasing literacy rates, rising disposable income, increased spending on education, government initiatives to improve education sector, and a parallel increase in number of school establishments.

The electronic age brought mixed bag of challenges and opportunities for the stationery market. While traditional segments such as mailing supplies and paper based products have taken a direct hit due to digitalization, introduction of computers and advanced gadgets however expanded the scope of the industry, creating a new category of consumables such as printing papers and inked ribbons, marking devices, and labels.

As stated by the new market research report on Stationery Products, the United States represents the largest market worldwide. Asia-Pacific ranks as the fastest growing market with a CAGR of 6.4% over the analysis period. Growth in the region is largely driven by large population base, steady growth in child births, increase in literacy rates, rise in number of school enrollments per year, increase in business development activities and subsequent rise in number of office establishments. The growing education sector being a significant contributor to the stationery market is thriving in developing Asian countries such as India and China.

Key players covered in the report include A. T. Cross Company, ACCO Brands Corporation, Adveo Group International SA, American Greetings Corporation, Archies Limited, Aurora DUE s.r.l., Brother International Corporation , Canon U.S.A., Inc., CSS Industries Inc., Dixon Ticonderoga Company, Groupe Hamelin, Hallmark Cards, Inc., Herlitz PBS AG, Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., International Greetings Plc, International Writing Instrument Corp., Kokuyo Co., Ltd., Letts Filofax Group Ltd., Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd., Newell Rubbermaid Inc., Office Depot, Inc., Pentel Co., Ltd., Pilot Corporation, Pilot Pen Corporation of America, PT Pabrik Kertas Tjiwi Kimia TBK, Richemont, Montblanc International GmbH, Samsung Electronics, Societe BIC, Staples Advantage, ST DuPont SA, and Xerox Corporation, among others.

The research report titled “Stationery Products: A Global Strategic Business Report” announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, growth drivers, product innovations and strategic industry activities of major companies worldwide. The report provides market estimates and projections for all major geographic markets including the US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific), Middle East/Africa, and Latin America (Brazil and Rest of Latin America). Product segments analyzed in the report include Printing Supplies (Carbon & Stencil Paper, Inked Ribbons, and Inks & Toners), Mailing Supplies (Padded Envelopes, Paper-based Envelopes, Sealing Tapes, and Other Mailing Supplies), Marking Devices (Hand Stamps and Stencils), Paper-based Stationery Products (Business Forms & Books, Exercise Books, Message Notes, Notebooks, Organizers, Scrap Books, Writing Pads, Writing/Printing/Copying Paper, and Other Paper-based Stationery Products), Filing Products, Party Goods, Writing & Marking Instruments (Pens/Markers and Pencils/Art Goods), and Other Stationery Products.

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