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World - Wood Pulp - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Global Wood Pulp Market Overview 2020

Wood Pulp Market Size

In 2019, the global wood pulp market decreased by -X% to $X for the first time since 2016, thus ending a two-year rising trend. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern remained consistent, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was 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 2018, and then dropped modestly in the following year.

Wood Pulp Production

In value terms, wood pulp production dropped to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when the production volume increased by X% y-o-y. Global production peaked at $X in 2018, and then contracted in the following year.

Production By Country

The U.S. (X tonnes) constituted the country with the largest volume of wood pulp production, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, wood pulp production in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Brazil (X tonnes), twofold. Canada (X tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a X% share.

In the U.S., wood pulp production remained relatively stable over the period from 2007-2019. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Brazil (+X% per year) and Canada (-X% per year).

Wood Pulp Exports

Exports

For the seventh consecutive year, the global market recorded growth in overseas shipments of wood pulp, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Global exports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in the near future.

In value terms, wood pulp exports dropped to $X in 2019. The total export value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, global exports attained the maximum at $X in 2018, and then contracted in the following year.

Exports by Country

In 2019, Brazil (X tonnes), distantly followed by Canada (X tonnes), the U.S. (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes), Finland (X tonnes), Chile (X tonnes) and Sweden (X tonnes) were the largest exporters of wood pulp, together constituting X% of total exports. The following exporters - Uruguay (X tonnes), Russia (X tonnes), Portugal (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total exports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the key exporting countries, was attained by Uruguay, while exports for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Brazil ($X), Canada ($X) and the U.S. ($X) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2019, with a combined X% share of global exports. Finland, Indonesia, Chile, Sweden, Uruguay, Russia, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X the main exporting countries, Uruguay saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average wood pulp export price amounted to $X per tonne, reducing 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 2010 when the average export price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average export prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2018, and then reduced in the following year.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major exporting countries. In 2019, major exporting countries recorded the following prices: in Uruguay ($X per tonne) and the U.S. ($X per tonne), while Brazil ($X per tonne) and Portugal ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Uruguay, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Wood Pulp Imports

Imports

Global wood pulp imports was estimated at X tonnes in 2019, increasing by X% against 2018. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, global imports attained the peak figure in 2019 and are likely to see gradual growth in the near future.

In value terms, wood pulp imports reached $X in 2019. Overall, total imports indicated a measured increase from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Global imports peaked in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

China was the major importer of wood pulp in the world, with the volume of imports reaching X tonnes, which was near X% of total imports in 2019. The U.S. (X tonnes) took a X% share (based on tonnes) of total imports, which put it in second place, followed by Germany (X%) and Italy (X%). South Korea (X tonnes), France (X tonnes), the Netherlands (X tonnes), Japan (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes), India (X tonnes), Turkey (X tonnes) and Spain (X tonnes) took a little share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, average annual rates of growth with regard to wood pulp imports into China stood at +X%. At the same time, India (+X%), Turkey (+X%), Indonesia (+X%), Spain (+X%) and the Netherlands (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, India emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in the world, with a CAGR of +X% from 2007-2019. France and Italy experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, South Korea (-X%), the U.S. (-X%), Germany (-X%) and Japan (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of China (+X p.p.) and India (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the global imports from 2007-2019, the share of Germany (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported wood pulp worldwide, comprising X% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($X), with a X% share of global imports. It was followed by Germany, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value in China totaled +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the U.S. (-X% per year) and Germany (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average wood pulp import price amounted to $X per tonne, falling by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2010 when the average import price increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the maximum at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2019, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Average prices varied somewhat amongst the major importing countries. In 2019, major importing countries recorded the following prices: in Indonesia ($X per tonne) and Japan ($X per tonne), while Spain ($X per tonne) and Italy ($X per tonne) were amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Japan, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for wood pulp in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of wood pulp consumption in 2019 were the U.S. (47M tonnes), China (40M tonnes) and Japan (9.9M tonnes), together comprising 50% of global consumption.
What are the largest producers of wood pulp in the world?
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The U.S. (49M tonnes) remains the largest wood pulp producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 25% of total volume. Moreover, wood pulp production in the U.S. exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Brazil (23M tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Canada (18M tonnes), with a 9.2% share.
What are the leading suppliers of wood pulp in the world?
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In value terms, the largest wood pulp supplying countries worldwide were Brazil ($7.9B), Canada ($5.9B) and the U.S. ($5.8B), with a combined 45% share of global exports. These countries were followed by Finland, Indonesia, Chile, Sweden, Uruguay, Russia, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands, which together accounted for a further 42%.
What are the leading importers of wood pulp in the world?
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In value terms, China ($20.7B) constitutes the largest market for imported wood pulp worldwide, comprising 42% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the U.S. ($3.4B), with a 6.8% share of global imports. It was followed by Germany, with a 6.1% share.
What is the average export price for wood pulp in the world?
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In 2019, the average wood pulp export price amounted to $626 per tonne, falling by -8.8% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for wood pulp in the world?
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In 2019, the average wood pulp import price amounted to $733 per tonne, which is down by -3.6% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• FCL 1654 - Mechanical wood pulp
• FCL 1655 - Semi-chemical wood pulp
• FCL 1663 - Chemical wood pulp, sulphate, bleached
• FCL 1661 - Chemical wood pulp, sulphite, bleached
• FCL 1667 - Dissolving wood pulp
• FCL 1662 - Chemical wood pulp, sulphate, unbleached
• FCL 1660 - Chemical wood pulp, sulphite, unbleached

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global wood pulp 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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1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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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
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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
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 2007–2019
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 2007–2019
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

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 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2019
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2019
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, 2007–2019
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2019
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2019

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