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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 22, 2016 523

The U.S. takes a 10% share (based on USD) exports on the paper bag market, which put it in third place, following China (15%) and Germany (14%). In 2015, the U.S. exported 5,773 million USD, which was 1% over the previous year.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 22, 2016 309

The U.S. runs the show in global trade of corrugated and solid fiber box, accounting for a 17% share (based on USD) of world's exports. It was followed by Germany (14%), China (11%) and, distantly, Italy (5%). In 2015, the U.S. exported 1,547 million USD, 2% under the previous year. From 2007 to 2015, U.S. exports on the fiber box market showed mixed dynamics. A significant drop in 2009 was followed by a rebound in 2010 and modest growth over the next two years. Afterwards, it jumped in 2013, and continued to grow moderately in the following year. However, the growth lost its momentum in 2015, turning into a slight decline of exports.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, January 11, 2016 208

From 2007 to 2014, EU paper bag production showed negative dynamics, falling from 39.0 million tonnes in 2007 to 32.2 million tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -2.7% over the period under review. In value terms, EU paper bag production decreased to 38.7 billion EUR in 2014, falling by -2.4% annually.

 
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Blog, Olga Minchina, October 25, 2015 235

The U.S. dominates in the global case material trade. In 2014, the U.S. exported 4,909 thousand tonnes of case materials totaling 2,913 million USD, 8% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Mexico, where it supplied 22% of its total case material exports in value terms, accounting for 91% of Mexico's total imports.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, July 09, 2015 200

China dominates in the global sacks and bags of paper trade, strengthening its position in the global export structure from 7% in 2007 to 17% in 2013. In 2013, China supplied 22.5% of its total sacks and bags of paper exports into the U.S., accounting for 34.7% of total U.S. imports.