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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 28

In 2016, the amount of printing ink imported worldwide stood at 1.8M tonnes, approximately mirroring the previous year figure. In general, printing ink imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when imports increased by 6% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global printing ink imports attained its maximum volume of 1.8M tonnes in 2014; afterwards, it flattened through to 2016. In value terms, printing ink imports amounted to $13B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +1.9% from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. Over the period under review, global printing ink imports attained its maximum level of $15B in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 17

Global paint and varnish imports amounted to 2.6M tonnes in 2016, standing approx. at the previous year level.

Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 28, 2018 24

Global printing ink exports amounted to 1.1M tonnes in 2016, export ,therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year figure. Overall, printing ink exports continue to indicate a mild slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010, when export increased by 9% y-o-y. Global printing ink export peaked of 1.2M tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

 
Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 28, 2018 24

In 2016, the global exports of paint and varnish stood at 2.7M tonnes, remaining stable against the previous year figure. Overall, paint and varnish exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when exports increased by 15% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global paint and varnish exports reached its maximum volume of 2.8M tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Paints and Varnishes
Blog, Anna Sergeeva, August 17, 2016 774

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 493

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 422

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 525

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 316

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 380

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 359

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).