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Northern America: Paper And Paperboard Market Overview 2021

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Paper And Paperboard Market Size in Northern America

After two years of growth, the North American paper and paperboard market decreased by -X% to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, consumption, however, saw a slight reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Paper And Paperboard Production in Northern America

In value terms, paper and paperboard production shrank modestly to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. In general, production showed a slight shrinkage. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. The level of production peaked at $X in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, production stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Production By Country in Northern America

The U.S. (X tonnes) remains the largest paper and paperboard producing country in Northern America, accounting for X% of total volume. Moreover, paper and paperboard production in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Canada (X tonnes), sevenfold.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in the U.S. totaled -X%.

Paper And Paperboard Exports

Exports in Northern America

In 2019, after two years of growth, there was significant decline in overseas shipments of paper and paperboard, when their volume decreased by -X% to X tonnes. In general, exports showed a pronounced decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. The volume of export peaked at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, paper and paperboard exports reduced to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, exports recorded a slight contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. The level of export peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

In 2019, the U.S. (X tonnes) represented the main exporter of paper and paperboard, committing X% of total exports. It was distantly followed by Canada (X tonnes), generating a X% share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in the U.S..

In value terms, the largest paper and paperboard supplying countries in Northern America were the U.S. ($X) and Canada ($X), together comprising X% of total exports.

The U.S. saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the paper and paperboard export price in Northern America amounted to $X per tonne, declining by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the export price increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per tonne, and then dropped modestly in the following year.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the U.S. ($X per tonne), while Canada stood at $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S..

Paper And Paperboard Imports

Imports in Northern America

In 2019, the amount of paper and paperboard imported in Northern America reduced to X tonnes, which is down by -X% compared with the year before. In general, imports continue to indicate a perceptible curtailment. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2019, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, paper and paperboard imports declined slightly to $X in 2019. Overall, imports continue to indicate a noticeable decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. The level of import peaked at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2019, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2019, the U.S. (X tonnes) represented the main importer of paper and paperboard, committing X% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Canada (X tonnes), constituting a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, average annual rates of growth with regard to paper and paperboard imports into the U.S. stood at -X%. Canada (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2019, the share of Canada increased by +X% percentage points, while the U.S. (-X p.p.) saw their share reduced.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported paper and paperboard in Northern America, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Canada ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

In the U.S., paper and paperboard imports declined by an average annual rate of -X% over the period from 2007-2019.

Import Prices by Country

The paper and paperboard import price in Northern America stood at $X per tonne in 2019, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the last twelve-year period, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when the import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, import prices reached the maximum in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Canada ($X per tonne), while the U.S. amounted to $X per tonne.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S..

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for paper and paperboard in Northern America?
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The U.S. (65M tonnes) remains the largest paper and paperboard consuming country in Northern America, comprising approx. 92% of total volume. Moreover, paper and paperboard consumption in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, Canada (5.5M tonnes), more than tenfold.
What are the largest producers of paper and paperboard in Northern America?
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The U.S. (66M tonnes) remains the largest paper and paperboard producing country in Northern America, accounting for 87% of total volume. Moreover, paper and paperboard production in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Canada (9.9M tonnes), sevenfold.
What are the leading suppliers of paper and paperboard in Northern America?
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In value terms, the largest paper and paperboard supplying countries in Northern America were the U.S. ($9.2B) and Canada ($5.2B), with a combined 100% share of total exports.
What are the leading importers of paper and paperboard in Northern America?
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In value terms, the U.S. ($9B) constitutes the largest market for imported paper and paperboard in Northern America, comprising 78% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Canada ($2.6B), with a 22% share of total imports.
What is the average export price for paper and paperboard in Northern America?
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The paper and paperboard export price in Northern America stood at $830 per tonne in 2019, shrinking by -2.2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for paper and paperboard in Northern America?
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In 2019, the paper and paperboard import price in Northern America amounted to $1,031 per tonne, increasing by 4.3% 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 Northern America. 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:
• Bermuda
• Greenland
• Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Northern America, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Northern America
• 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
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
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
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
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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 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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Bermuda
• Canada
• Greenland
• Saint Pierre and Miquelon
• USA
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, By Country, 2015–2020
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2020
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
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, 2007–2020
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2020
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2020

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