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China Paperboard Industry Outlook 2022 - 2026

See how China Paperboard performed compared to key markets such as Germany and the United States.

Key Market Indicators

China is the largest and most competitive market for paperboard production and consumption. By 2026, the country's paperboard import is projected to reach 16 million metric tons, representing a 3.3% year-on-year CAGR growth since 2021. This is a considerable increase from the 1966 figure, which was 22.7% higher year-on-year. Germany, the United States, and Italy took the second, third, and fourth spots in the 2021 ranking. Meanwhile, Chinese paperboard exports are set to reach nearly 7 million metric tons by 2026, a marginal 0.8% year-on-year growth from 2021. This is a slight decrease from the 1966 figure, which was 3.2% lower year-on-year. Finland was the top exporter in 2021, while the United States, Sweden, and Finland followed in the second, third, and fourth positions.

China Paperboard Market Data and Forecasts

How much will China Paperboard Market grow to 2026?

Forecast: Paperboard and Packaging Paper Export from China
Forecast: Paper and Paperboard Import to Macao
Forecast: Paper and Paperboard Import to China
Forecast: Paperboard and Packaging Paper Import to China
Forecast: Paperboard and Packaging Paper Import to China
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