GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Paper Industry Statistics

The paper industry statistics include data on production, consumption, trade, and overall market trends for various paper products worldwide.

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"The global paper industry reached a value of nearly $487.2 billion in 2020."

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"It’s estimated that the paper market will reach $500 billion by 2027."

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"Nearly 115.3 million metric tons of paper was produced worldwide in 2020."

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"The US derived 68.1% of its paper from recovered paper in 2018."

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"FSE sector has the lion's share of the paper industry's capacity at 62%."

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"China is the world's largest producer of paper and cardboard, with approximately 115 million metric tons in 2020."

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"The paper packaging market is expected to reach $84.4 billion by 2024."

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"The global paper and pulp market is expected to reach $679.13 billion by 2027."

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"India is the 15th largest paper producer in the world."

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"The average American uses 700 pounds of paper each year, and most people just throw it away instead of recycling it for further use."

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"It takes 10 liters of water to produce a single piece of A4 paper."

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"The European pulp & paper industry provides direct employment for about 180,000 people."

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"11% of all the energy used in the paper industry is used for the deinking process."

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"50-60% of the energy used in paper production comes from renewable sources."

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"Over 90% of paper production worldwide is from trees."

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"Paper recovery rate in the United States reached a record 68.1 percent in 2018."

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"Paper and cardboard were the main contributor to municipal solid waste in the US in 2018 with almost 67 million tons."

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"As of 2017, about 25 million hectares of forests are managed for the production of paper worldwide."

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Statistic 19

"The global progress paper market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 2.99% during the period spanning 2021 - 2025."

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