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Latin America and the Caribbean: Fibreboard Market 2022

Fibreboard Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Latin American fibreboard market amounted to $X in 2021, remaining constant against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption showed a mild slump. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2021, the growth of the market remained at a lower figure.

Fibreboard Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, fibreboard production totaled $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, production, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of 6.6% against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2014 to 2021, production growth failed to regain momentum.

Fibreboard Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, shipments abroad of fibreboard increased by 24% to X cubic meters, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. Total exports indicated a perceptible increase from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +4.6% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, exports increased by +30.8% against 2019 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when exports increased by 40%. The volume of export peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, fibreboard exports soared to $X in 2021. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +4.4% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when exports increased by 40% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports attained the peak figure in 2021 and are likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

Brazil (X cubic meters) and Chile (X cubic meters) prevails in exports structure, together generating 90% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Argentina (X cubic meters), creating a 5.4% share of total exports. Mexico (X cubic meters) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in Mexico (with a CAGR of +40.6%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Chile ($X), Brazil ($X) and Argentina ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021, together comprising 95% of total exports. Mexico lagged somewhat behind, comprising a further 2.2%.

Mexico, with a CAGR of +33.9%, saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per cubic meter in 2021, increasing by 4.7% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the export price increased by 5.9% against the previous year. The level of export peaked at $X per cubic meter in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, the export prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably country of origin: the country with the highest price was Chile ($X per cubic meter), while Brazil ($X per cubic meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Argentina (+2.4%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the export price figures.

Fibreboard Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, approx. X cubic meters of fibreboard were imported in Latin America and the Caribbean; jumping by 24% compared with the previous year's figure. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +1.1% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain years. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, fibreboard imports skyrocketed to $X in 2021. Overall, imports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The level of import peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2021, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Mexico (X cubic meters) was the key importer of fibreboard, making up 44% of total imports. Colombia (X cubic meters) held a 9.6% share (based on physical terms) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Peru (8.6%) and Chile (7.4%). The following importers - the Dominican Republic (X cubic meters), Ecuador (X cubic meters), Brazil (X cubic meters), Guatemala (X cubic meters), Uruguay (X cubic meters), Costa Rica (X cubic meters), Paraguay (X cubic meters) and Bolivia (X cubic meters) - together made up 23% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to fibreboard imports into Mexico stood at +1.7%. At the same time, the Dominican Republic (+27.7%), Paraguay (+13.5%), Costa Rica (+6.1%), Guatemala (+5.7%), Bolivia (+5.0%), Chile (+4.1%), Peru (+4.1%) and Uruguay (+3.4%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, the Dominican Republic emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +27.7% from 2012-2021. By contrast, Ecuador (-1.5%), Colombia (-3.2%) and Brazil (-9.3%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. The Dominican Republic (+3.8 p.p.), Mexico (+2.3 p.p.), Peru (+2 p.p.) and Chile (+1.7 p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the total imports, while Colombia and Brazil saw its share reduced by -4.7% and -6% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Mexico ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported fibreboard in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 42% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Chile ($X), with an 11% share of total imports. It was followed by Colombia, with a 9.5% share.

In Mexico, fibreboard imports increased at an average annual rate of +1.1% over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Chile (+3.9% per year) and Colombia (-4.8% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $X per cubic meter in 2021, increasing by 6.7% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, saw a slight curtailment. Over the period under review, import prices hit record highs at $X per cubic meter in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Chile ($X per cubic meter), while the Dominican Republic ($X per cubic meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Guatemala (-0.1%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for fibreboard in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The country with the largest volume of fibreboard consumption was Brazil, comprising approx. 63% of total volume. Moreover, fibreboard consumption in Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Argentina, sevenfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by Mexico, with a 6.8% share.
What are the largest producers of fibreboard in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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Brazil remains the largest fibreboard producing country in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising approx. 69% of total volume. Moreover, fibreboard production in Brazil exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Chile, sixfold. The third position in this ranking was taken by Argentina, with a 10% share.
What are the leading exporters of fibreboard in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, the largest fibreboard supplying countries in Latin America and the Caribbean were Chile, Brazil and Argentina, with a combined 95% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Mexico, which accounted for a further 2.2%.
What are the leading importers of fibreboard in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Mexico constitutes the largest market for imported fibreboard in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 42% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Chile, with an 11% share of total imports. It was followed by Colombia, with a 9.5% share.
What is the average export price for fibreboard in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The export price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $453 per cubic meter in 2021, picking up by 4.7% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for fibreboard in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $425 per cubic meter in 2021, growing by 6.7% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the fibreboard market in Latin America and the Caribbean. 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 1647 - Hardboard
• FCL 1648 - MDF/HDF
• FCL 1650 - Other fibreboard
Country coverage:
• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bolivia
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Costa Rica
• Curacao
• El Salvador
• Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Grenada
• Guadeloupe
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Montserrat
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Maarten (Dutch part)
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Islands
• United States Virgin Islands

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Latin America and the Caribbean, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Latin America and the Caribbean
• 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
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
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 2012–2021
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 2012–2021
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

• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Argentina
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bolivia
• Brazil
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Chile
• Colombia
• Costa Rica
• Cuba
• Curacao
• Dominica
• Dominican Republic
• Ecuador
• El Salvador
• Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Grenada
• Guadeloupe
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Mexico
• Montserrat
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Peru
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Saint Maarten (Dutch part)
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Islands
• United States Virgin Islands
• Uruguay
• Venezuela
• Puerto Rico
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, By Country, 2018–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
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, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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