NEW: Key statistics of the European Pulp & Paper industry in 2018

Each year in July CEPI publishes the latest preliminary market and production data for the previous year. 

Some of the figures can be found below:

Paper & Board
Production: 92.2 million tonnes (+0%)
Exports : 20.6 million tonnes (+1.1%)
Imports : 5.8 million tonnes (+3.3%)
Consumption: 77.4 million tonnes (-0.1%)

Market Pulp
Production : 14.4 million tonnes (+1.6%)
Consumption : 19.8 million tonnes (+4.5%)

Paper for Recycling (PFR)
Utilisation : 48.8 million tonnes (+0.9%)
Exports : 10.0 million tonnes (-6.1%) 
Collection : 56.7 million tonnes (-0.3%) 
European PFR recycling rate : 71.6% 

The full report is available here.

For more information on the report, please contact Ariane Crèvecoeur, CEPI’s Statistics Manager at a.crevecoeur@cepi.org.

Source: http://www.cepi.org/key_statistics_2018

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