"That is about 15 per cent here. Last week, in Brussels, the number was over 75 per cent," and that too was among paper manufacturers and related industries, commented Mark Rushton, Editor, Pulp and Paper International, and RISI Web site.
Rushton made the point to illustrate the threat that the electronic medium posed to paper. Global paper consumption was down to 92 million tonnes in the current year from 102 million tonnes in 2008. That is about as much as India's annual consumption, an industry representative pointed out.
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