Since 2009, the total output value of China's packaging industry has surpassed that of Japan and become the world's second largest packaging industry country after the United States.The total output value of China's packaging industry was about 1.70 trillion yuan in 2015, according to the China packaging federation.Paper packaging accounted for 44% of the total output value of packaging industry, while plastic packaging, metal packaging and glass packaging accounted for 40%, 8% and 3% respectively.

Paper packaging has a wide range of materials, low cost, strong recyclability and other characteristics, is one of the basic materials of modern packaging.As a midstream manufacturing industry, paper packaging mainly provides packaging services for downstream consumer products such as electronic appliances, food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, including carton, instruction manual and paper bag.