CEPI 2016 key statistics: The European pulp and paper industry’s performance in 2016

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CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries) has published its 2016 Key Statistics.

In 2016, CEPI members produced 90.9 million tonnes of paper and board, which is a small decrease of 0.1% (-51,000 tonnes) over the past year and -0.2% in 2015, confirming the relative stability seen over the last few years.

The total pulp production increased by 2.7%.

Paper and board delivered within CEPI countries decreased by 0.4% when compared with 2015. Imports from non-CEPI member countries rose by 4.5% (+240,000 tonnes) whilst exports of paper and board to non-CEPI member countries showed a decrease of 0.3% (-56,000 tonnes).

The entire statistics publication can be found here.