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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 26

Global sliver and roving imports totaled 4.7M tonnes in 2016, rising by 4% against the previous year level.

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 23

In 2016, the global imports of safety glass totaled 7.4M tonnes, approximately equating the previous year figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.3% over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011, when it surged by 8% against the previous year level.

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 19

Global glass imports stood at 838K tonnes in 2016, remaining stable against the previous year figure. Overall, glass imports continue to indicate a slight decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010, an increase of 0.9% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global glass imports attained its maximum volume of 984K tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength. In value terms, glass imports stood at $1.4B in 2016. Overall, glass imports continue to indicate a noticeable expansion. Global glass import peaked of $3B in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 25

Global glass container imports totaled 20M tonnes in 2016, picking up by 4% against the previous year figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.7% over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed over the period under review. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011, when it surged by 8% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global glass container imports reached its maximum volume in 2016, and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term. In value terms, glass container imports stood at $9.1B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +2.8% over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations in certain years. Global glass container import peaked of $9.8B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 26

Global sliver and roving exports amounted to 4.4M tonnes in 2016, jumping by 5% against the previous year level.

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 19

In 2016, approx. 4.8M tonnes of safety glass were exported worldwide; going up by 13% against the previous year level.

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 22

In 2016, the global exports of glass amounted to 360K tonnes, descending by -7.5% against the previous year figure. Overall, it indicated a mild expansion from 2007 to 2016: the total exports volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.7% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, glass exports decreased by -28.4% against its level of 2012. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011, an increase of 16% against the previous year level.

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 22

Global glass container exports totaled 13M tonnes in 2016, surging by 5% against the previous year figure. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.5% over the period from 2007 to 2016; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, an increase of 12% year-to-year. Global glass container export peaked in 2016, and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term. In value terms, glass container exports totaled $9.3B in 2016. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +2.9% over the period from 2007 to 2016; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. Global glass container export peaked of $9.9B in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, August 12, 2016 1463

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 500

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 520

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 405

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 400

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 338

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 373

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 245

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 365

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.