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Global Paper And Paperboard Market Overview 2021

Paper And Paperboard Market Size

In 2020, after three years of growth, there was decline in the global paper and paperboard market, when its value decreased by -X% to $X. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, the global market hit record highs at $X in 2019, and then declined modestly in the following year.

Paper And Paperboard Production

In value terms, paper and paperboard production fell to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when the production volume increased by X% year-to-year. Global production peaked at $X in 2019, and then contracted slightly in the following year.

Production By Country

The countries with the highest volumes of paper and paperboard production in 2020 were China (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes) and Japan (X tonnes), with a combined X% share of global production. India, Germany, Indonesia, South Korea, Brazil, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Canada and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of paper and paperboard production, amongst the main producing countries, was attained by India, while paper and paperboard production for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Paper And Paperboard Exports

Exports

In 2020, shipments abroad of paper and paperboard decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after two years of growth. Overall, exports recorded a mild reduction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Global exports peaked at X tonnes in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2020, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, paper and paperboard exports dropped to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, exports saw a mild shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Global exports peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, exports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Exports by Country

The biggest shipments were from Germany (X tonnes), Sweden (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes), China (X tonnes), Finland (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes), Austria (X tonnes), France (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes), Italy (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes) and Spain (X tonnes), together amounting to X% of total export. Poland (X tonnes) occupied a little share of total exports.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in China, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest paper and paperboard supplying countries worldwide were Germany ($X), the U.S. ($X) and Sweden ($X), with a combined X% share of global exports. These countries were followed by China, Finland, Canada, Austria, France, Italy, Indonesia, Spain, the Netherlands and Poland, which together accounted for a further X recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average paper and paperboard export price amounted to $X per tonne, declining by -X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when the average export price increased by X% y-o-y. As a result, export price attained the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2012 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was China ($X per tonne), while Canada ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by China, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Paper And Paperboard Imports

Imports

In 2020, supplies from abroad of paper and paperboard decreased by -X% to X tonnes, falling for the second year in a row after three years of growth. Over the period under review, imports continue to indicate a mild shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 when imports increased by X% y-o-y. Global imports peaked at X tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2020, imports stood at a somewhat lower figure.

In value terms, paper and paperboard imports contracted to $X in 2020. In general, imports showed a mild slump. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Global imports peaked at $X in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, imports remained at a lower figure.

Imports by Country

Germany (X tonnes) and the U.S. (X tonnes) represented roughly X% of total imports of paper and paperboard in 2020. Italy (X tonnes) occupied a X% share (based on tonnes) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by France (X%), Poland (X%), China (X%) and the UK (X%). Mexico (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes), Spain (X tonnes), Canada (X tonnes), Turkey (X tonnes) and India (X tonnes) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Poland, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X), Germany ($X) and China ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, together accounting for X% of global imports.

China saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average paper and paperboard import price amounted to $X per tonne, which is down by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the import price saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, import price reached the peak level of $X per tonne. from 2012 to 2020, the growth in terms of the average import prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

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

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for paper and paperboard in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of paper and paperboard consumption in 2020 were China (105M tonnes), the U.S. (56M tonnes) and Japan (23M tonnes), with a combined 48% share of global consumption. India, Germany, South Korea, Indonesia, Italy, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, France and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 27%.
What are the largest producers of paper and paperboard in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of paper and paperboard production in 2020 were China (107M tonnes), the U.S. (57M tonnes) and Japan (24M tonnes), together comprising 48% of global production. India, Germany, Indonesia, South Korea, Brazil, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Canada and Italy lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 31%.
What are the leading suppliers of paper and paperboard in the world?
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In value terms, Germany ($10.7B), the U.S. ($7.6B) and Sweden ($7.6B) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, with a combined 31% share of global exports. China, Finland, Canada, Austria, France, Italy, Indonesia, Spain, the Netherlands and Poland lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 42%.
What are the leading importers of paper and paperboard in the world?
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In value terms, the largest paper and paperboard importing markets worldwide were the U.S. ($7.6B), Germany ($7.3B) and China ($3.9B), together comprising 22% of global imports.
What is the average export price for paper and paperboard in the world?
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The average paper and paperboard export price stood at $832 per tonne in 2020, falling by -5.4% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for paper and paperboard in the world?
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The average paper and paperboard import price stood at $865 per tonne in 2020, falling by -4.1% 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 global paper and paperboard market. 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.



Data coverage:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• 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. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL 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. GLOBAL 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

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
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 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, 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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