Production volume of paper by type 2007-2017

This statistic shows the amount of paper produced worldwide, by paper type, from 2007 to 2017. In 2008, some 151.5 million metric tons of graphic paper were produced around the globe. By 2017, this production decreased to 119.7 million metric tons.

Global paper production volume from 2007 to 2017 by type

Packaging paper and board199,224193,501190,208204,469209,982213,955219,455225,624231,022235,544245,782
Graphic paper157,384151,489136,385142,866142,047138,756134,600131,078125,501122,624119,678
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Release date

June 2019



Survey time period

2007 to 2017

Supplementary notes

This statistic was assembled from several editions of this report.
VDP stands for "Verband Deutscher Papierfabriken" (Association of German Paper Factories).

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