The U.S. (208K tonnes) and Germany (199K tonnes) represented roughly 20% of total imports of toilet paper in 2018.
In 2018, approx. 2.1M tonnes of toilet paper were exported worldwide; going up by 4.9% against the previous year. In value terms, toilet paper exports totaled $3.7B in 2018.
In value terms, the U.S. ($375M), Germany ($320M) and the Netherlands ($164M) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2018, with a combined 24% share of global imports.
The UK wallpaper consumption peaked at $209M in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, consumption remained at a lower figure.
Paper dishes and cups imports in the EU amounted to $912M in 2018. The UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and France, represented more than half of total imports.
The revenue of the paper sack and bag market in Asia-Pacific amounted to $22.6B in 2018. The level of paper sack and bag consumption peaked in 2018 and is likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.
The revenue of the exercise book market in the European Union amounted to $427M in 2018.
In 2018, China (367K tonnes) constituted the largest sanitary paper product supplier to the U.S., with a 82% share of total imports.