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Bulgaria: Paper And Paperboard Market Overview 2021

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Paper And Paperboard Market Size in Bulgaria

In 2019, the Bulgarian paper and paperboard market increased by X% to $X, rising for the third year in a row after two years of decline. In general, consumption recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Paper and paperboard consumption peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Paper And Paperboard Production in Bulgaria

In value terms, paper and paperboard production stood at $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Paper and paperboard production peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, production failed to regain the momentum.

Paper And Paperboard Exports

Exports from Bulgaria

In 2019, overseas shipments of paper and paperboard were finally on the rise to reach X tonnes after two years of decline. Overall, exports posted a perceptible increase. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, paper and paperboard exports expanded markedly to $X in 2019. In general, exports saw a remarkable increase. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Exports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

Turkey (X tonnes), Greece (X tonnes) and Serbia (X tonnes) were the main destinations of paper and paperboard exports from Bulgaria, together accounting for X% of total exports. These countries were followed by South Africa, Ukraine, Oman, Italy, Ethiopia, Macedonia, Romania, Austria, Jordan and India, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2018, the biggest increases were in South Africa, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Turkey ($X), Greece ($X) and Serbia ($X) constituted the largest markets for paper and paperboard exported from Bulgaria worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. Ukraine, South Africa, Italy, Oman, Macedonia, Romania, Ethiopia, Jordan, India and Austria lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X terms of the main countries of destination, South Africa saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average paper and paperboard export price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2018, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. The export price peaked in 2018 and is likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Jordan ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Austria ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Jordan, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Paper And Paperboard Imports

Imports into Bulgaria

In 2019, paper and paperboard imports into Bulgaria expanded modestly to X tonnes, growing by X% compared with 2018 figures. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Imports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, paper and paperboard imports totaled $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Imports peaked in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in the near future.

Imports by Country

Austria (X tonnes), Hungary (X tonnes) and Romania (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of paper and paperboard imports to Bulgaria, with a combined X% share of total imports. Germany, Russia, Italy, Turkey, Finland, Sweden, Croatia, Belgium, Slovenia and Greece lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X 2007 to 2018, the biggest increases were in Croatia, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Austria ($X), Germany ($X) and Hungary ($X) were the largest paper and paperboard suppliers to Bulgaria, together accounting for X% of total imports. Italy, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Turkey, Belgium, Greece, Croatia and Slovenia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, among the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

The average paper and paperboard import price stood at $X per tonne in 2018, surging by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. From 2012 to 2018, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Sweden ($X per tonne), while the price for Croatia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Hungary, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for paper and paperboard in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of paper and paperboard consumption in 2019 were China (103M tonnes), the U.S. (65M tonnes) and Japan (25M tonnes), together accounting for 48% of global consumption. These countries were followed by India, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, France and Poland, which together accounted for a further 27%.
What are the largest producers of paper and paperboard in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of paper and paperboard production in 2019 were China (104M tonnes), the U.S. (66M tonnes) and Japan (25M tonnes), together accounting for 48% of global production. Germany, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Finland, Brazil, Canada, Sweden, Russia and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 31%.
What are the leading suppliers of paper and paperboard to Bulgaria?
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In value terms, Austria ($21M), Germany ($17M) and Hungary ($16M) were the largest paper and paperboard suppliers to Bulgaria, together accounting for 16% of total imports. Italy, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Turkey, Belgium, Greece, Croatia and Slovenia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 21%.
What are the leading importers of paper and paperboard from Bulgaria?
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In value terms, the largest markets for paper and paperboard exported from Bulgaria were Turkey ($18M), Greece ($11M) and Serbia ($11M), together comprising 24% of total exports. Ukraine, South Africa, Italy, Oman, Macedonia, Romania, Ethiopia, Jordan, India and Austria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 26%.
What is the average export price for paper and paperboard in Bulgaria?
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In 2018, the average paper and paperboard export price amounted to $1,053 per tonne, growing by 11% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for paper and paperboard in Bulgaria?
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The average paper and paperboard import price stood at $943 per tonne in 2018, growing by 6.2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1676 - Household and sanitary papers
• FCL 1617 - Case materials
• FCL 1618 - Cartonboard
• FCL 1621 - Wrapping papers
• FCL 1622 - Other papers mainly for packaging
• FCL 1683 - Other paper and paperboard n.e.s. (not elsewhere specified)
• FCL 1671 - Newsprint
• FCL 1612 - Printing and writing papers, uncoated, mechanical
• FCL 1615 - Printing and writing papers, uncoated, wood free
• FCL 1616 - Printing and writing papers, coated

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the paper and paperboard market in Bulgaria. 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.


Country coverage:
• Bulgaria

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

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
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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
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
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 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
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, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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