PAPER & PAPERBOARD PRODUCTION & CONSUMPTION FOR SWEDEN

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S.N. Particular   Time of Information Source
01 Country Sweden    
02 Population (Million) 9.816 2015 http://en.wikipedia.org
03 Total Pulp/Paper/Paperboard Production 10.419 2014 FAO

 

03.1 Corrugated/Packaging 5.684
03.2 Newsprint 1.258
03.3 Writing & printing 3.067
03.4 Others 0.418
04 Import 0.831
05 Export 9.650
06 Net Consumption 1.600
07 Per Capita Consumption (Kg./year/person) 162.0
08.0 Recovered Paper: Collection 1.161
08.1                              Import 0.700
08.2                              Export 0.453
08.4                              Consumption/Usage 1.408
09.0 Wood Pulp:           Production 11.531
09.1                              Import 0.391
09.2                              Export 3.454
09.4                              Consumption/Usage 8.468
10 No. of Pulp/Paper Mills      
11 Main Raw Materials      
12 Major Companies      

All Production, Import, Export and Net Consumption numbers are in Million Metric Tons (1,000,000,000 Kg.)
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Economic significance

  • World's 3rd largest exporter of pulp, paper and sawn timber
  • Export value, 2015: SEK 127 billion
  • 80% of the products are exported
  • A little over SEK 12 billion was invested in 2015

Production volumes, 2015

  • 11.6 million tonnes of pulp (of which 3.9 million tonnes market pulp)
  • 10.2 million tonnes of paper
  • 18.1 million cubic metres of sawn timber

Employment

  • 70,000 employees in forestry
  • A further 30,000 one-man businesses active in forestry

Forests

  • 70% of Sweden is forest land.
  • 80% of the forest land is in active use.
  • 1% of the forest resource is felled annually.
  • Over the past 90 years, Sweden's forest resource has doubled.

Energy

  • 96% of the heating energy used by the forest industry is bioenergy.
  • Electricity consumption: 20 TWh per year just over 15% of Sweden's total electricity consumption.

Sustainability

  • Of the country's total greenhouse gas emissions, the forest industry accounts for around 1%.
  • Since the start of the 1980s, pulp and paper mills have reduced the organic materials they release into the water system by 90%. At the same time, pulp production has risen by 30%.
  • Since the start of the 1980s, pulp and paper mills have reduced the sulphur compounds they release into the air by 90%. At the same time, pulp production has risen by 30%.

Transport

  • Sweden's largest purchaser of transport services SEK 25 billion annually

Research

  • Every year, Sweden invests SEK 2 billion in forest research at universities, colleges and institutes.
  • Forest industry companies annually invest SEK 2.3 billion in their own research.

Members of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation

  • 50 pulp and paper mills
  • 120 sawmills
  • 40 companies closely connected to the production of pulp, paper or timber goods

Sweden's share of the world's forest area with pulp, paper and sawn timber production and exports

Sweden Share of Wood, pulp and Paper production, Import & Export 2013

Recover Paper Statistics of Sweden by www.forestindustries.se

Top 5 Wood Pulp Producing Countries (Million Metric Ton in 2014)

Countries Million MT
  Production Imports Exports Net Consumption
World 172.9 57.8 58.6 172.1
USA 47.8 5.8 7.9 45.7
Canada 17.7 0.29 9.7 8.3
Brazil 16.8 0.43 11.0 6.2
Sweden 11.5 0.39 3.5 8.5
Finland 10.5 0.40 3.0 7.9

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

Countries Million MT
  Production Imports Exports Net Consumption
World 400.2 110.0 111.8 398.5
Germany 22.5 11.4 13.7 20.3
USA 73.1 10.0 12.1 71.1
Finland 10.4 0.43 9.74 1.10
Sweden 10.4 0.83 9.65 1.6
Canada 11.1 2.64 8.41 5.3

Top 5 Wood Pulp Consuming Countries (Million Metric Ton in 2014)

Countries Million MT
  Production Imports Exports Net Consumption
World 172.9 57.8 58.6 172.1
USA 47.8 5.8 7.9 45.7
China 10.4 18.7 0.05 29.0
Japan 9.1 1.75 0.39 10.4
Sweden 11.5 0.39 3.5 8.5
Canada 17.7 0.29 9.7 8.3