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Statistical data 2018

Spain

Paper and board production

Paper and board production, thousand of tons
Total 2018 6.156,6
Total 2011 6.202,6

Paper and board imports

Paper and board imports, thousands of tons
Total 2018 3.360,4
Total 2011 3.180,4

Paper and board exports

Paper and board exports, thousands of tons
Total 2018 2.584,9
Total 2011 2.955,3

Paper and board consumption

Paper and board consumption, thousands of tons
Total 2018 6.932,1
Total 2011 6.427,7

Pulp production

Pulp production, thousand of tons
Total 2018 1.713,1
Total 2011 1.976,0

Pulp imports

Pulp imports, thousands of tons
Total 2018 1.145,6
Total 2011 1.025,8

Pulp exports

Pulp exports, thousands of tons
Total 2018 955,9
Total 2011 1.231,4

Pulp consumption

Pulp production, thousands of tons
Total 2018 1.902,8
Total 2011 1.770,5

Paper for recycling

  Collection Imports Exports Utilisation Collection rate Utilisation rate Recycling rate
Paper for recycling, thousand of tons
Total 2018 4.451,8 1.339,3 897,5 4.893,6 64,2% 79,5% 70,6%
Total 2011 4.722,5 1.152,4 781,1 5.093,8 73,5% 82,1% 79,2%


Europe 2018

Data for the eighteen countries covered by CEPI, including Spain as well as Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Sweden and United Kingdom, with an overall population of 477,5 million inhabitants.

In total 847 plants -151 pulp mills and 746 paper and board mills- which provide direct employment to 180,852 people and a production turnover of 90,775 million Euros. In 2018, pulp production at 38,3 million tonnes, while paper and board output at 92,2 million tonnes.

  Production Imports
(outside CEPI)
Exports
(outside CEPI)
Apparent consumption
Paper and board (Million tonnes)
2018 92,2 5,8 20,6 77,4
2005 98,3 5,9 17,8 86,4
% 2018/2000 -0,4% 6,5% 58,9% -9%

 

  Production Imports
(outside CEPI)
Exports
(outside CEPI)
Apparent consumption
Pulp (Million tonnes)
2018 38,3 9,7 4,3 43,7
2005 41,6 8,1 2,1 47,5
% 2018/2000 -4,7% 21,2% 308% -7%

 

  Consumption Collection rate
(outside CEPI)
Imports
(outside CEPI)
Exports
Paper for recycling (Million tonnes)
2018 56,7 48,8 10 2,1
2005 53,1 46,7 7,7 1,3
% 2018/2000 26,3% 16% 180% 179%

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DEFINITIONS
Utilisation.- Paper recycled as raw material
Collection rate.- Collection of paper for recycling as % of total paper consumption.
Utilisation rate.- Use of paper for recycling as % of total paper consumption.
Recycling rate.- Use of paper for recycling as % of total papel consumption.