Which Country Imports the Most Packing Cases and Boxes in the World?

Wooden Containers May 28, 2018
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

Which Country Imports the Most Packing Cases and Boxes in the World?

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In 2016, the amount of oxygen;function amino;compound imported worldwide amounted to 6.5M tonnes, rising by 4% against the previous year level. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +2.4% over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations over the period under review. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013, when import increased by 4% y;o;y. Over the period under review, global oxygen;function amino;compound imports attained its maximum volume in 2016, and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, oxygen;function amino;compound imports stood at $18B in 2016. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +2.5% over the period from 2007 to 2016; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations in certain years. Global oxygen;function amino;compound import peaked of $21B in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Oxygen;Function Amino;Compound Importing Countries in the World

1. Germany (3,282.1 million USD)

2. Belgium (3,241.4 million USD)

3. USA (2,317.5 million USD)

4. Japan (665.3 million USD)

5. India (569.3 million USD)

6. Netherlands (389.8 million USD)

7. China (376.2 million USD)

8. Spain (372.6 million USD)

9. Viet Nam (243.3 million USD)

10. Thailand (219.9 million USD)

11. Brazil (161.5 million USD)

12. Indonesia (147.4 million USD)

Oxygen;Function Amino;Compound Imports By Country

China (1.4M tonnes) represented the key importer of oxygen;function amino;compound in the world, recording 1.4M tonnes, which was near 22% of total imports in 2016. Indonesia (418K tonnes) ranks second globally in oxygen;function amino;compound imports with a 6% share, following Brazil (5%), and Germany (5%). The Netherlands (262K tonnes), Belgium (236K tonnes), Spain (220K tonnes), Japan (218K tonnes), Viet Nam (206K tonnes), the U.S. (204K tonnes), Thailand (188K tonnes), and India (181K tonnes) occupied the minor share of total imports.

China experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. At the same time, India (+11.6%), Viet Nam (+10.8%), Spain (+8.6%), Thailand (+8.4%), Belgium (+5.7%), Germany (+4.5%), Japan (+2.8%), Indonesia (+2.6%), the U.S. (+2.1%), and the Netherlands (+1.7%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, India emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +11.6% from 2007;2016. Brazil experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. From 2007 to 2016, the share of China increased by 2% percentage points, while India (;1.7%), Spain (;1.8%), and Viet Nam (;1.9%) saw their share reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Germany ($3.3B), Belgium ($3.2B) and the U.S. ($2.3B) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2016, with a combined 48% share of global imports. These countries were followed by Japan, India, the Netherlands, China, Spain, Viet Nam, Thailand, Brazil and Indonesia, which together accounted for a further 17%.

Viet Nam (+26.9% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of oxygen;function amino;compound imports, among the main importing countries, over the last 9 year period, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Oxygen;Function Amino;Compound Import Prices By Country

In 2016, the average import price for oxygen;function amino;compound amounted to $2,819 per tonne, descending by ;6.1% against the previous year. Overall, oxygen;function amino;compound import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011, when it surged by 15% year;to;year. Global oxygen;function amino;compound import peaked of $3,527 per tonne in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was Belgium ($14 per kg), while China ($265 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of oxygen;function amino;compound import prices was attained by Viet Nam (+14.4% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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Source: World: Oxygen;Function Amino;Compounds ; Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025"

"IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Packing Cases, Boxes And Similar Packings - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

In 2016, the global packaging imports totaled 10M tonnes, increasing by 4% against the previous year level. In general, packaging imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014, an increase of 6% against the previous year level. Global packaging import peaked in 2016, and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, packaging imports amounted to $2.9B in 2016. In general, packaging imports continue to indicate a mild expansion. Global packaging import peaked of $3.1B in 2014- however, from 2015 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Packaging Importing Countries in the World

1. Germany (504.0 million USD)

2. Belgium (229.8 million USD)

3. France (228.3 million USD)

4. Netherlands (212.0 million USD)

5. Italy (169.0 million USD)

6. USA (140.5 million USD)

7. Austria (118.2 million USD)

8. Czech Republic (68.6 million USD)

9. Canada (66.7 million USD)

10. Poland (55.8 million USD)

11. Lithuania (15.1 million USD)

12. Latvia (7.6 million USD)

Packaging Imports By Country

Germany (1.3M tonnes), and Poland (1.2M tonnes) represented the main importers of packaging in 2016, amounting to near 13%, and 12% of total imports, respectively. Czech Republic (576K tonnes) held a 6% share (based on tonnes) of global packaging imports, which put it in second place, following the Netherlands (5%), France (5%), and Italy (5%). Belgium (396K tonnes), the U.S. (326K tonnes), Lithuania (305K tonnes), Latvia (298K tonnes), Austria (255K tonnes), and Canada (239K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of packaging imports, among the main importing countries, was attained by the Netherlands (+7.8% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($504M) constitutes the largest market for imported packaging worldwide, making up 17% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Belgium ($230M), with the share of 8% of global imports. It was followed by France, with the share of 8%.

From 2007 to 2016, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value of packaging imports in Germany expanded at +0.8%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates: Belgium (+1.1% per year) and France (-3.2% per year).

Packaging Import Prices By Country

The average packaging import price stood at $294 per tonne in 2016, remaining stable against the previous year level. In general, packaging import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011, when it surged by 22% year-to-year. In that year, average packaging import price attained its maximum level of $331 per tonne. From 2012 to 2016, growth of average packaging import price failed to regain its strength.

There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst major importing countries. In 2016, the country with the highest import prices was Belgium ($581 per tonne), while Latvia ($25 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of packaging import prices was attained by France (+7.8% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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  • packaging import
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All data provided in this article covers the following product: HS Code 4415 - Packing cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packings, of wood- cable-drums of wood- pallets, box pallets and other load boards, of wood- pallet collars of wood.

Source: World: Packing Cases, Boxes And Similar Packings - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025