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Benelux: Paper Knife Market 2023

Paper Knife Market Size in Benelux

In 2022, the Benelux paper knife market increased by 33% to $X, rising for the third consecutive year after two years of decline. In general, consumption recorded tangible growth. The level of consumption peaked in 2022 and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Paper Knife Production in Benelux

In value terms, paper knife production soared to $X in 2022 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production showed a pronounced expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of 141% against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2021 to 2022, production growth remained at a lower figure.

Paper Knife Exports

Exports in Benelux

In 2022, shipments abroad of paper knives decreased by -34.3% to X units, falling for the second consecutive year after five years of growth. Overall, exports, however, enjoyed a prominent expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when exports increased by 58%. The volume of export peaked at X units in 2020; however, from 2021 to 2022, the exports failed to regain momentum.

In value terms, paper knife exports contracted significantly to $X in 2022. In general, exports, however, saw a strong increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of 56%. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2022, the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

The Netherlands dominates exports structure, recording X units, which was approx. 90% of total exports in 2022. It was distantly followed by Belgium (X units), committing a 9.9% share of total exports.

The Netherlands was also the fastest-growing in terms of the paper knives exports, with a CAGR of +16.1% from 2012 to 2022. Belgium (-9.6%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. The Netherlands (+47 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total exports, while Belgium saw its share reduced by -47.3% from 2012 to 2022, respectively.

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X) remains the largest paper knife supplier in Benelux, comprising 87% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Belgium ($X), with a 13% share of total exports.

In the Netherlands, paper knife exports increased at an average annual rate of +15.7% over the period from 2012-2022.

Export Prices by Country

The export price in Benelux stood at $X per unit in 2022, with an increase of 6.3% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, recorded a mild decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the export price increased by 20% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export prices attained the maximum at $X per unit in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2022, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2022, amid the top suppliers, the country with the highest price was Belgium ($X per unit), while the Netherlands amounted to $X per unit.

From 2012 to 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Belgium (+0.2%).

Paper Knife Imports

Imports in Benelux

In 2022, approx. X units of paper knives were imported in Benelux; increasing by 12% compared with the previous year's figure. Total imports indicated a strong increase from 2012 to 2022: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +6.9% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2022 figures, imports increased by +39.8% against 2020 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 when imports increased by 30%. The volume of import peaked in 2022 and is likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

In value terms, paper knife imports declined modestly to $X in 2022. Total imports indicated a tangible expansion from 2012 to 2022: its value increased at an average annual rate of +3.4% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2022 figures, imports increased by +26.0% against 2020 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2021 when imports increased by 31%. As a result, imports reached the peak of $X, and then contracted slightly in the following year.

Imports by Country

The Netherlands was the major importer of paper knives in Benelux, with the volume of imports accounting for X units, which was approx. 76% of total imports in 2022. It was distantly followed by Belgium (X units), making up a 22% share of total imports.

The Netherlands was also the fastest-growing in terms of the paper knives imports, with a CAGR of +10.4% from 2012 to 2022. Belgium experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. While the share of the Netherlands (+21 p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total imports from 2012-2022, the share of Belgium (-18.2 p.p.) displayed negative dynamics.

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported paper knives in Benelux, comprising 67% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Belgium ($X), with a 30% share of total imports.

In the Netherlands, paper knife imports expanded at an average annual rate of +6.4% over the period from 2012-2022.

Import Prices by Country

The import price in Benelux stood at $X per unit in 2022, shrinking by -14% against the previous year. In general, the import price showed a perceptible shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the import price increased by 8.3%. The level of import peaked at $X per unit in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2022, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2022, amid the top importers, the country with the highest price was Belgium ($X per unit), while the Netherlands totaled $X per unit.

From 2012 to 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Belgium (-1.2%).

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for paper knives in Benelux?
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The Netherlands constituted the country with the largest volume of paper knife consumption, comprising approx. 78% of total volume. Moreover, paper knife consumption in the Netherlands exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Belgium, fourfold.
What are the largest producers of paper knives in Benelux?
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The Netherlands constituted the country with the largest volume of paper knife production, comprising approx. 89% of total volume. Moreover, paper knife production in the Netherlands exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Belgium, eightfold.
What are the leading suppliers of paper knives in Benelux?
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In value terms, the Netherlands remains the largest paper knife supplier in Benelux, comprising 87% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Belgium, with a 13% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of paper knives in Benelux?
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In value terms, the Netherlands constitutes the largest market for imported paper knives in Benelux, comprising 67% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Belgium, with a 30% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for paper knives in Benelux?
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In 2022, the export price in Benelux amounted to $0.4 per unit, picking up by 6.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for paper knives in Benelux?
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In 2022, the import price in Benelux amounted to $0.3 per unit, dropping by -14% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the paper knife market in Benelux. 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:
• Prodcom 25711330 - Paper knives, letter openers, erasing knives, pencil sharpeners and their blades (including packet type pencil sharpeners) (excluding pencil sharpening machines)

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Benelux, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Benelux
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
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 PRODUCT

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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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

• Belgium
• Luxembourg
• Netherlands
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Volume Forecast to 2030
Figure 5:
Market Value Forecast to 2030
Figure 6:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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