May 28, 2019

U.S. Paper (Except Newsprint) Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025

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U.S.: Paper Market Overview 2019

Paper Market Size in the USA

The revenue of the paper market in the U.S. amounted to $X in 2018, reducing by -X% against the previous year. In general, paper consumption continues to indicate a significant curtailment. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015, when market value increased by -X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the paper market reached its peak figure level of $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Paper Production in the USA

In value terms, paper production amounted to $X in 2018. In general, paper production continues to indicate a pronounced descent. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015, with an increase of -X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the paper production attained its peak figure level of $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Paper Exports

Exports from the USA

Paper exports from the U.S. amounted to X tonnes in 2018, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. Overall, paper exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017, when it surged by X% y-o-y. In that year, the paper exports attained their peak volume of X tonnes, and then declined slightly in the following year.

In value terms, paper exports stood at $X in 2018. The total export value increased an average annual rate of +X% from 2013 to 2018; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The exports peaked in 2018, and are expected to retain its growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

Colombia (X tonnes), Ecuador (X tonnes) and Guatemala (X tonnes) were the main destinations of paper exports from the U.S., with a combined X% share of total exports.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Ecuador (+X% per year), while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, largest markets for paper exported from the U.S. were Colombia ($X), China ($X) and Guatemala ($X), with a combined X% share of total exports. Ecuador, Taiwan, Chinese, Honduras, Costa Rica, Germany, Chile, Peru, Indonesia and China, Hong Kong SAR lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X%.

Ecuador (+X% per year) experienced the highest growth rate of exports, in terms of the main countries of destination over the last five year period, while the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

The average paper export price stood at $X per tonne in 2018, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the last five years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018, an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, the average export prices for paper (except newsprint) reached its maximum level of $X per tonne in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

There were significant differences in the average export prices for the major foreign markets. In 2018, the country with the highest export price was Taiwan, Chinese ($X per kg), while average price for exports to Colombia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of export prices was recorded for supplies to China (+X% per year), the export prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Paper Imports

Imports into the USA

In 2018, the amount of paper (except newsprint) imported into the U.S. totaled X tonnes, surging by X% against the previous year. The total import volume increased an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2013 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being observed in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In that year, the paper imports attained their peak volume, and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, paper imports amounted to $X in 2018. The total import value increased an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2013 to 2018; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. In that year, the paper imports reached their peak level, and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2018, Finland (X tonnes) constituted the largest paper supplier to the U.S., accounting for X% share of total imports. Moreover, paper imports from Finland exceeded the figures recorded by the second largest supplier, South Korea (X tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Germany (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2013 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Finland stood at +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: South Korea (+X% per year) and Germany (-X% per year).

In value terms, Finland ($X) constituted the largest supplier of paper to the U.S., making up X% of total paper imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by South Korea ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a X% share.

From 2013 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Finland totaled +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: South Korea (+X% per year) and Germany (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average paper import price amounted to $X per tonne, going up by X% against the previous year. Overall, paper import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018, an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average import prices for paper (except newsprint) reached its peak figure level of $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Import prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest import price was Italy ($X per kg), while price for Australia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of import prices was attained by Italy (+X% per year), the import prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:

Bleached bristols and clay-coated, uncoated freesheet, cotton fiber, special industrial, packaging, and industrial converting papers; Construction paper; Disposable diapers and similar disposable products, made in paper mills; Sanitary tissue paper products, made in paper mills; Paper (except newsprint) mills, nsk, total


The report provides on a comprehensive analysis of the U.S. paper market. It displays the latest data of the market size and volume, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. In addition, the report contains insightful information about the industry, including industry life cycle, business locations, productivity, employment and many other crucial aspects. The Company Profiles section contains existing data on the major players in the industry.


Countries coverage: the U.S.


Companies mentioned:

International Paper Company,

Kimberly-Clark Corporation,

Sca Americas,

Pratt Industries (u.s.a.),

P. H. Glatfelter Company,

Clearwater Paper Corporation,

Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corporation,

Neenah Paper, Appvion,

Hollingsworth & Vose Company,

Nice-Pak Products,

Expera Specialty Solutions,

Sca Tissue North America,

Crane & Co.,

Blue Ridge Paper Products,

SDW Holdings Corporation,

Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging,

Wausau Paper Corp.,

Simpson Investment Company,

Cellu Tissue Holdings,

Kamilche Company,

Newpage Holding Corporation,

Verso Paper Holdings,

Cycle Link (u.s.a.),

Verso Paper Management,

New-Indy Containerboard,

Mondi Bags Usa


Data coverage:

• Paper market size;

• Paper production, value of shipments;

• Key market players and their profiles;

• Exports, imports and trade balance;

• Import and export prices;

• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term;

• Key industry statistics;

• Life cycle of the paper industry;

• Number of establishments and their locations;

• Employment data;

• Paper industry productivity.


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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 2025
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 2013–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2013–2018
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 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2013–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2013–2018
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2018
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2013–2018
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2013–2018
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, 2013–2018
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2013–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2018
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2018
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