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

Ans. China produced 111 Million MT and consumed 109 Million MT paper in 2015. China may produce and consume most paper but a large part of Chinese paper and paperboard is consumed for export items.

USA produced 72.4 Million MT and consumed 70.3 Million MT paper in 2015.

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

Top 5 Paper & Paperboard Producing Countries  (Million Metric Ton in 2015)

Countries Million MT
  Production Imports Exports Net Consumption
World 406.3 105.5 110.6 401.2
China 111.1 4.5 6.6 109.0
USA 72.4 9.5 11.6 70.3
Japan 26.2 1.8 1.5 26.5
Germany 22.6 10.7 13.2 20.0
India 15.0 2.3 0.57 16.7

Top 5 Paper & Paperboard Consuming Countries  (Million Metric Ton in 2015)

Countries Million MT
  Production Imports Exports Net Consumption
World 406.3 105.5 110.6 401.2
China 111.1 4.5 6.6 109.0
USA 72.4 9.5 11.6 70.3
Japan 26.2 1.8 1.5 26.5
Germany 22.6 10.7 13.2 20.1
India 14.96 2.3 0.57 16.72

 

 

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