U.S. - Chemical Wood Pulp (Dissolving Grades) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Article Publishing Date: Jun 1, 2022

U.S. Dissolving Wood Pulp Exports Rebound to $907M

IndexBox has just published a new report: 'U.S. - Chemical Wood Pulp (Dissolving Grades) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights'. Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

The U.S. dissolving wood pulp market rose notably to $745M in 2021, surging by 8.2% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs and intermediaries' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the past decade, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. Dissolving wood pulp consumption peaked at $1.1B in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, consumption remained at a lower figure.

U.S. Dissolving Wood Pulp Production

In 2021, approx. 1.2M tonnes of dissolving wood pulp were produced in the United States. The total output volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.8% over the period from 2011 to 2021.

U.S. Dissolving Wood Pulp Exports

In 2021, dissolving wood pulp exports from the United States stood at 790K tonnes, surging by 10% on the year before. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +3.0% over the period from 2011 to 2021.

In value terms, exports skyrocketed to $907M in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +1.5% over the period from 2011 to 2021.

Exports by Country

Indonesia (262K tonnes), China (217K tonnes) and Germany (81K tonnes) were the main destinations of dissolving wood pulp exports from the United States, with a combined 71% share of total supplies.

In value terms, the largest markets for dissolving wood pulp exported from the United States were China ($282M), Indonesia ($252M) and Japan ($104M), together comprising 70% of total supplies.

In terms of the main countries of destination, Indonesia, with a CAGR of +49.0%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports over the past decade. Shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average export price for dissolving wood pulp stood at $1,147 per tonne in 2021, picking up by 21% against the previous year. Average prices varied somewhat for the major overseas markets. In 2021, the highest price was recorded for prices to Japan ($1,431 per tonne) and China ($1,302 per tonne), while the average price for exports to Indonesia ($962 per tonne) and Belgium ($999 per tonne) were amongst the lowest. From 2011 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Japan (+0.8%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

U.S. Dissolving Wood Pulp Imports

In 2021, overseas purchases of dissolving wood pulp increased by 25% to 247K tonnes, rising for the sixth year in a row after three years of decline. Overall, imports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern over the last decade.

In value terms, imports rose remarkably to $237M in 2021. Imports peaked at $379M in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Brazil (177K tonnes) constituted the largest supplier of dissolving wood pulp to the United States, accounting for a 72% share of total imports. Moreover, dissolving wood pulp imports from Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Canada (32K tonnes), sixfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by South Africa (12K tonnes), with a 5% share.

In value terms, Brazil ($160M) constituted the largest supplier of dissolving wood pulp to the United States, comprising 67% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Canada ($36M), with a 15% share of total supplies. It was followed by South Africa, with a 7% share.

From 2011 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Brazil stood at +5.1%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Canada (-17.2% per year) and South Africa (-2.9% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average import price for dissolving wood pulp stood at $958 per tonne in 2021, dropping by -10.5% against the previous year. Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin: the country with the highest price was South Africa ($1,347 per tonne), while the price for Austria ($778 per tonne) was amongst the lowest. From 2011 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Norway (+0.7%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced a decline.

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This report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for dissolving grade wood pulp in the U.S.. 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 2030.


Product coverage:
• FCL 1667 - Dissolving wood pulp
Country coverage:
• United States

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the U.S.
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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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
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
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. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
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

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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