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U.S. Paper (Except Newsprint) Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025
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U.S.: Paper Market Overview 2020

Paper Market Size in the U.S.

After four years of decline, the U.S. paper market increased by X% to $X in 2019. In general, consumption, however, recorded a abrupt slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2014 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $X. From 2015 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Paper Production in the U.S.

In value terms, paper production dropped to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, production continues to indicate a abrupt decline. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of X% year-to-year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2015 to 2019, production growth failed to regain the momentum.

Paper Exports

Exports from the U.S.

In 2019, shipments abroad of paper (except newsprint) decreased by -X% to X square meters, falling for the second consecutive year after two years of growth. In general, exports showed a precipitous slump. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports attained the maximum at X square meters in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, paper exports declined markedly to $X in 2019. Overall, exports showed a precipitous curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Exports peaked at $X in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2019, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

Canada (X square meters) was the main destination for paper exports from the U.S., with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, paper exports to Canada exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, India (X square meters), sixfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Thailand (X square meters), with a X% share.

From 2013 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume to Canada amounted to -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: India (-X% per year) and Thailand (-X% per year).

In value terms, Canada ($X) remains the key foreign market for paper exports from the U.S., comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Thailand ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by India, with a X% share.

From 2013 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Canada totaled -X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Thailand (-X% per year) and India (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average paper export price amounted to $X per square meter, falling by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, export price reached the peak level of $X per square meter, and then shrank in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major overseas markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Mexico ($X per square meter), while the average price for exports to India ($X per square meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2013 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Thailand, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced mixed trend patterns.

Paper Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2019, paper imports into the U.S. contracted rapidly to X square meters, shrinking by -X% compared with 2018. Overall, imports continue to indicate a noticeable downturn. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, imports reached the peak of X square meters, and then fell rapidly in the following year.

In value terms, paper imports contracted rapidly to $X in 2019. In general, imports continue to indicate a noticeable contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X, and then declined rapidly in the following year.

Imports by Country

In 2019, Canada (X square meters) constituted the largest paper supplier to the U.S., accounting for a X% share of total imports. Moreover, paper imports from Canada exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Finland (X square meters), twofold. Indonesia (X square meters) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2013 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from Canada amounted to -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Finland (+X% per year) and Indonesia (-X% per year).

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

From 2013 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value from Canada totaled -X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Finland (+X% per year) and Germany (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average paper import price amounted to $X per square meter, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was France ($X per square meter), while the price for China ($X per square meter) was amongst the lowest.

From 2013 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by South Korea, 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 leading suppliers of paper (except newsprint) to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada ($1B) constituted the largest supplier of paper to the U.S., comprising 32% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Finland ($414M), with a 13% share of total imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 7.9% share.
What are the leading importers of paper (except newsprint) from the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada ($38M) remains the key foreign market for paper exports from the U.S., comprising 74% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Thailand ($4.4M), with a 8.7% share of total exports. It was followed by India, with a 7.6% share.
What is the average export price for paper (except newsprint) in the U.S.?
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In 2019, the average paper export price amounted to $0.9 per square meter, declining by -12.3% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for paper (except newsprint) in the U.S.?
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The average paper import price stood at $1.1 per square meter in 2019, surging by 2% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• NAICS 322121 - Paper (except newsprint) mills

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the paper 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.


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

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

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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
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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 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 2013–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2013–2019
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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2013–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2013–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2013–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2013–2019
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, 2013–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2013–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2013–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2013–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2013–2019

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