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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, August 17, 2016 574

The European market of paint and varnish is largely focused on external exports, which have been declining in the recent years. The reduction in deliveries to Russia, which has long been a key overseas market for EU paints and varnishes, has been the most sensitive area. As a consequence, EU paint and varnish manufacturers have to expand supplies into other foreign markets, with China and Turkey growing the most rapidly.

Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, August 10, 2016 360

Total exports of printing ink by EU Member States grew steadily over the past six years. However, this growth decelerated in the last year, amounting to 3,135 million EUR in 2015. Data regarding the EU trade with non-EU countries shows that the EU remains a net exporter of printing ink.

Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 13, 2016 277

The U.S. takes a 10% share (based on USD) of exports on the paint and coating market, which put it in second place, following Germany (17%) and ahead of Japan (7%) and Italy (7%). The U.S. exported 2,770 million USD in 2015, which was 1% over the previous year. U.S. paint and coating exports showed mixed dynamics from 2007 to 2015. A significant drop in 2009 was followed by steady growth through to 2015, decelerating by the end of the period. Back in 2010, U.S. paint and coating exports surpassed their pre-recession level of 2008.

 
Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Inna Ivonina, February 01, 2016 304

From 2007 to 2014, EU production of paints and varnishes showed a steady decrease, falling from 3.3 million tonnes in 2007 to 2.5 million tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -3.6% over the period under review. In value terms, EU paint and varnish production was 9.7 million EUR in 2014, falling by -2.0% annually.

Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Inna Ivonina, January 18, 2016 191

From 2007 to 2014, EU printing ink production showed a steady decrease, falling from 1,366 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 1,084 thousand tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -3.2% over the period under review. In value terms, EU printing ink production decreased to 3,704 million EUR in 2014, falling by -2.4% annually.

Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, July 08, 2015 223

Despite a slight dip in exports, Germany continued its dominance in the global printing ink trade. In 2014, Germany exported 287 thousand tonnes of printing ink totaling 1,371 million USD, 2% under the previous year. Its primary trading partner was France, where it supplied 8.9% of its total printing ink exports, accounting for 20.5% of total French imports.

 
Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Alexander Romanenko, April 28, 2015 250

With nearly 1.12 million tonnes of paints and varnishes sold in 2013, Germany became the EU leading consuming country. Per capita consumption in Germany was estimated at 13.6 kg/year, slightly higher than the EU average (12.2 kg/year).