Newsprint Market - Canada Is World’s Leading Newsprint Exporter

Pulp, Paper and Paperboard October 29, 2015
Author: Olga Minchina
Account Manager

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Canada dominates in the global newsprint trade. In 2014, Canada exported 3,885 thousand tonnes of newsprint totaling 2,369 million USD, 2% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was the U.S., where it supplied 58% of its total exports on the newsprint market in value terms, accounting for the lion's share of the U.S. total imports.

Overall, the global newsprint trade dropped to 7,048 million USD, with a CAGR of 5% from 2007 to 2014. In physical terms, it decreased from 15,811 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 11,589 thousand tonnes in 2014.

In 2014, the U.S. (18%), India (12%), Germany (8%), Italy (6%) and the United Kingdom (5%) were the leading destinations of newsprint imports, together making up 48% of global imports. The share of India increased (+7 percentage points), while the share of the United Kingdom illustrated negative dynamics (-6 percentage points).

The Russian Federation and Sweden were among the other main global suppliers of newsprint in 2014 with a combined share of 17% of global exports. However, the fastest growing exporters from 2007 to 2014 were Switzerland (+13% per year) and the United Kingdom (+9% per year). The Russian Federation strengthened its position in the global export structure, from 6% in 2007 to 9% in 2014.

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Source: World: Newsprint - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2020