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Q.1007: Which country makes and consume maximum amount of paper?

Ans. China produced 109 Million MT and consumed 106 Million MT paper in 2014. China may produce and consume most paper but a large part of Chinese paper and paperboard is consumed for export items.

USA produced 73 Million MT and consumed 71 Million MT paper in 2014.

For country wise statistic on paper and paperboard production and consumption, please visit http://www.paperonweb.com/Country.htm 

Top 5 Paper & Paperboard Producing Countries  (Million Metric Ton in 2014)

Countries Million MT
  Production Imports Exports Net Consumption
World 400.2 110.0 111.8 398.5
China 108.8 4.6 7.3 106.0
USA 73.1 10.0 12.1 71.1
Japan 26.5 2.0 1.4 27.1
Germany 22.6 11.4 13.7 20.2
Korea Republic (South) 11.7 1.0 3.3 9.3

Top 5 Paper & Paperboard Consuming Countries  (Million Metric Ton in 2014)

Countries Million MT
  Production Imports Exports Net Consumption
World 400.2 110.0 111.8 398.5
China 108.8 4.6 7.3 106.0
USA 73.1 10.0 12.1 71.1
Japan 26.5 2.0 1.4 27.1
Germany 22.6 11.4 13.7 20.2
India 10.2 2.4 0.63 12.0

 

 

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