Paperboard Market Overview in the USA
In value terms, paperboard production amounted to $ in 2018. In general, paperboard production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of % y-o-y. In that year, paperboard production reached its peak level of $. From 2015 to 2018, paperboard production growth remained at a somewhat lower figure.
The revenue of the paperboard market in the U.S. amounted to $ in 2018, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, paperboard consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 with an increase of % y-o-y. Paperboard consumption peaked at $ in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2018, consumption remained at a lower figure.