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U.S.: Uncoated Kraft Liner Market Overview 2021

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Uncoated Kraft Liner Market Size in the U.S.

After three years of growth, the U.S. uncoated kraft liner market decreased by -X% to $X in 2020. In general, consumption saw a slight decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Uncoated kraft liner consumption peaked at $X in 2019, and then declined markedly in the following year.

Uncoated Kraft Liner Production in the U.S.

In value terms, uncoated kraft liner production fell to $X in 2020. Overall, production showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2019 to 2020, production growth failed to regain the momentum.

Uncoated Kraft Liner Exports

Exports from the U.S.

In 2020, uncoated kraft liner exports from the U.S. soared to X tonnes, increasing by X% against 2019 figures. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, uncoated kraft liner exports expanded notably to $X in 2020. Overall, total exports indicated mild growth from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when exports increased by X% y-o-y. Exports peaked at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Mexico (X tonnes), China (X tonnes) and Canada (X tonnes) were the main destinations of uncoated kraft liner exports from the U.S., together accounting for X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by China, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest markets for uncoated kraft liner exported from the U.S. were Mexico ($X), China ($X) and Canada ($X), together comprising X% of total exports. These countries were followed by Guatemala, Italy, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Turkey, Spain, Chile, the Philippines, the Dominican Republic and Honduras, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main countries of destination, Guatemala recorded 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

The average uncoated kraft liner export price stood at $X per tonne in 2020, waning by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2019, and then contracted dramatically in the following year.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Canada, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Uncoated Kraft Liner Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2020, supplies from abroad of uncoated kraft liner increased by X% to X tonnes, rising for the fourth year in a row after two years of decline. Overall, imports, however, showed a perceptible shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Imports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, uncoated kraft liner imports rose significantly to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, imports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the maximum at $X in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

In 2020, Canada (X tonnes) constituted the largest uncoated kraft liner supplier to the U.S., with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, uncoated kraft liner imports from Canada exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Australia (X tonnes), fourfold.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of volume from Canada stood at -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Australia (+X% per year) and Finland (+X% per year).

In value terms, Canada ($X) constituted the largest supplier of uncoated kraft liner to the U.S., comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Australia ($X), with a X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2020, the average annual growth rate of value from Canada stood at -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Australia (+X% per year) and Finland (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average uncoated kraft liner import price amounted to $X per tonne, declining by -X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2020, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2019, and then contracted slightly in the following year.

Average prices varied noticeably amongst the major supplying countries. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Canada ($X per tonne), while the price for Finland ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Canada, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced mixed trend patterns.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for uncoated kraft liner in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of uncoated kraft liner consumption was China (13M tonnes), comprising approx. 30% of total volume. Moreover, uncoated kraft liner consumption in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the U.S. (5M tonnes), threefold. Mexico (2.7M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total consumption with a 6.2% share.
What are the largest producers of uncoated kraft liner in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of uncoated kraft liner production in 2020 were China (12M tonnes), the U.S. (9M tonnes) and Indonesia (2.3M tonnes), together accounting for 54% of global production. These countries were followed by Mexico, Sweden, Russia, France, Germany, Poland, Australia, Viet Nam, Canada and Thailand, which together accounted for a further 28%.
What are the leading suppliers of uncoated kraft liner to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada ($170M) constituted the largest supplier of uncoated kraft liner to the U.S., comprising 70% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Australia ($41M), with a 17% share of total imports.
What are the leading importers of uncoated kraft liner from the U.S.?
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In value terms, Mexico ($478M), China ($347M) and Canada ($232M) were the largest markets for uncoated kraft liner exported from the U.S. worldwide, together comprising 46% of total exports. These countries were followed by Guatemala, Italy, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Turkey, Spain, Chile, the Philippines, the Dominican Republic and Honduras, which together accounted for a further 35%.
What is the average export price for uncoated kraft liner in the U.S.?
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In 2020, the average uncoated kraft liner export price amounted to $549 per tonne, falling by -23.4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for uncoated kraft liner in the U.S.?
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In 2020, the average uncoated kraft liner import price amounted to $930 per tonne, falling by -3.7% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 17123100 - Uncoated, unbleached kraftliner in rolls or sheets (excluding for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, punch card stock and punch card tape paper)
• Prodcom 17123200 - Uncoated kraftliner in rolls or sheets (excluding unbleached, f or writing, printing or other graphic purposes, punch card stock and punch card tape paper

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the uncoated kraft liner market in the U.S.. 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:
• USA

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

Reasons to buy this report:
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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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