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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, August 12, 2016 992

Consumption on the glass container market in the EU leveled off at its highest levels. Post-crisis recovery is likely to exhaust its potential, and in the medium term the market is expected to see barely noticeable growth. At the same time, consumption in the EU is almost completely covered by supplies from the EU Member States, leaving small room for suppliers from outside of the EU.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 05, 2016 320

The U.S. takes a 7% share (based on USD) of global flat glass exports, which put it in third place, following China (18%) and Germany (12%). In 2015, the U.S. exported 807 million USD, which was 6% under the previous year.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, June 30, 2016 339

The U.S. prevails in global imports of glass container, accounting for a 16% share (based on USD). It was followed by France (13%), Italy (5%) and Spain (5%). In 2015, U.S. glass container imports totaled 1,558 million USD, which was 91 million USD (6%) more than the year before.

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, June 28, 2016 258

The U.S. glass product market showed mixed dynamics from 2008 to 2015, but the overall trend was positive. The decline in 2009 (-18%) was followed by steady growth in the upcoming years. In 2015, the glass product market reached 12,364 million USD.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, January 12, 2016 246

From 2007 to 2014, EU safety glass production showed mixed dynamics, finally falling from 6,298 million EUR in 2007 to 6,101 million EUR in 2014. In physical terms, EU safety glass production decreased to 124 square meters in 2014.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, December 24, 2015 231

U.S. glass producers are to experience pressure from products that are used as glass substitutes, particularly in food packaging. Glass used in windows, doors and furniture will drive the demand in the medium term, boosted by a rebound in the U.S. residential housing market.

 
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Blog, Olga Minchina, October 06, 2015 270

In consumer's mind, glass is often associated with expensiveness and class, as well as ensuring a longer shelf life and possessing excellent taste preserving qualities. No other packaging material matches the shelf impact of glass, which clarity, shape, and feel contribute to the premium image of products ranging from fine perfumes and liquor to gourmet foods and beverages.

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Blog, Alexander Romanenko, August 05, 2015 164

Despite a 19% dip in exports in 2014, he U.S. held the second spot in the global drawn glass and blown glass trade. In 2014, the U.S. exported 7.1 million square metres of drawn glass and blown glass totaling 352 million USD. Its primary trading partner was China, where it supplied 97% of its total drawn glass and blown glass exports in value terms, accounting for 33% of China's total imports.

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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, July 15, 2015 233

With exports on the rise, China seized control of the global market for bottles, jars and other containers of glass. In 2014, China exported 1.3 million tonnes of bottles, jars and other containers of glass totaling 1.3 billion USD, 10% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was the U.S, where it supplied 25.8% of its total exports of bottles, jars and other containers of glass in value terms, accounting for 22.8% of total U.S. imports.