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Article Publishing Date: Apr 13, 2022

Global Recovered Paper Market Reaches $46.4B, Moderately Expanding Over Past Decade

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'World - Recovered Paper - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

In 2021, the global recovered paper market was finally on the rise to reach $46.4B after three years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +2.0% over the period from 2007 to 2021; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. Global consumption peaked at $47.5B in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2021, consumption failed to regain the momentum.

Recovered Paper Consumption by Country

China (67M tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of recovered paper consumption, accounting for 28% of total volume. Moreover, recovered paper consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (29M tonnes), twofold. Germany (22M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 9% share.

From 2007 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of volume in China amounted to +2.1%. The remaining consuming countries recorded the following average annual rates of consumption growth: the U.S. (-0.3% per year) and Germany (+2.1% per year).

In value terms, China ($17.6B) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($4.8B). It was followed by Germany.

Recovered Paper Production

In 2021, approx. 231M tonnes of recovered paper were produced worldwide; approximately equating the previous year. In general, production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the production volume increased by 4.7% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global production reached the peak volume at 235M tonnes in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, recovered paper production expanded modestly to $43B in 2021 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +1.9% from 2007 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the production volume increased by 20% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global production reached the peak level at $47.6B in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2021, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production by Country

The countries with the highest volumes of recovered paper production in 2021 were China (54M tonnes), the U.S. (45M tonnes) and Japan (19M tonnes), together comprising 51% of global production. Germany, South Korea, the UK, France, Italy, Brazil, Mexico, Spain and India lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 27%.

From 2007 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of recovered paper production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by India, while recovered paper production for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Recovered Paper Exports

In 2021, after four years of decline, there was significant growth in shipments abroad of recovered paper, when their volume increased by 11% to 49M tonnes. Overall, exports, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, global exports hit record highs at 60M tonnes in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2021, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, recovered paper exports surged to $9.8B in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +1.4% over the period from 2007 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, global exports attained the maximum at $12.1B in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2021, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

The U.S. was the largest exporter of recovered paper in the world, with the volume of supplies finishing at 16M tonnes, which was approx. 33% of total exports in 2021. The UK (4.3M tonnes) occupied the second position in the ranking, followed by France (2.7M tonnes), the Netherlands (2.4M tonnes), Japan (2.4M tonnes) and Germany (2.3M tonnes). All these countries together occupied near 28% share of total volume. Italy (1.7M tonnes), Canada (1.7M tonnes), Poland (1.3M tonnes), Belgium (1.2M tonnes), Australia (1.1M tonnes) and the Czech Republic (0.8M tonnes) occupied a relatively small share of total exports.

In value terms, the U.S. ($3.3B) remains the largest recovered paper supplier worldwide, comprising 34% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the UK ($1B), with a 10% share of total supplies. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a 5.3% share.

In the U.S., recovered paper exports increased at an average annual rate of +1.2% over the period from 2007-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the UK (+1.5% per year) and the Netherlands (-0.6% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average recovered paper export price stood at $200 per tonne in 2021, jumping by 40% against the previous year. There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was the UK ($237 per tonne), while Germany ($150 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Czech Republic, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Recovered Paper Imports

In 2021, purchases abroad of recovered paper was finally on the rise to reach 59M tonnes after four years of decline. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.2% over the period from 2007 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Over the period under review, global imports attained the peak figure at 60M tonnes in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, recovered paper imports surged to $10.9B in 2021. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +1.6% over the period from 2007 to 2021; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Global imports peaked at $11.9B in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2021, imports failed to regain the momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2021, China (13M tonnes), distantly followed by India (7.4M tonnes), Germany (6.9M tonnes), Indonesia (3.4M tonnes), the Netherlands (3.2M tonnes) and Vietnam (3.1M tonnes) were the largest importers of recovered paper, together comprising 64% of total volume. The following importers - Austria (2.2M tonnes), Spain (2M tonnes), Mexico (1.8M tonnes), Thailand (1.6M tonnes), Taiwan (Chinese) (1.5M tonnes), South Korea (1.4M tonnes) and Turkey (1.2M tonnes) - together made up 20% of total imports.

In value terms, the largest recovered paper importing markets worldwide were China ($2.3B), India ($1.8B) and Germany ($1.2B), with a combined 49% share of global imports. These countries were followed by the Netherlands, Mexico, Indonesia, Vietnam, Austria, Spain, Turkey, South Korea, Thailand and Taiwan (Chinese), which together accounted for a further 34%.

In terms of the main importing countries, Turkey saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the average recovered paper import price amounted to $185 per tonne, jumping by 23% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Mexico ($288 per tonne), while Taiwan (Chinese) ($132 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2007 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Turkey, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global recovered paper market. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2021
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2021
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