Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The industry's growth has been stagnating, particularly in developed markets, where digital media is increasingly replacing print form. The global recession also reduced consumer spending and advertising budgets, which ultimately led to a drop in commercial printing. However, growth in developing markets has somewhat mitigated the industry's revenue declines and industry revenue is forecast to grow in the five years to 2018... read more
The Global Commercial Printing market is concentrated in North Asia, Europe and North America. Geographic distribution of commercial printers is largely based on population size, per capita disposable income and activity in advertising and publishing industries. North Asia represents an estimated 33.8% of the global market, while Europe and North America account for a respective 30.2% and 21.1% of global revenue.
Commercial printing activity was historically concentrated in the European and North American markets, however, over the past two decades, commercial printing in North Asia has increased its share of overall production... read more