Paper Industry Statistics

Year

Production volume of paper and cardboard worldwide (in million metric tons)

Total printing and writing paper supply in the U.S.  (in million tons)

2006 382.6 32,398
2007 393.7 31,045
2008 391.2 28,060
2009 370.5 23,028
2010 394.1 23,732
2011 399.2 22,457
2012 400.0 21,084

Statistics of PwC Top 100 companies(in US $ billions’)

2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Sales Revenue $354.2 353.8 322.8 310.8 358.3
Operating Profit $23.0 23.7 19.1 14.2 21.2
Net Income $10.4 10.7 19.3 5.1 6.5
Return on Sales 6.5% 6.7% 5.9% 4.6% 5.9%
Return on capital employed % 4.4% 4.1% 4.9% 2.7% 2.3%
Capital expenditures 22.2 21.9 17.3 18.4 23.8
Depreciation 20.6 22.3 20.0 20.8 20.6
EBITDA Margin 12.3% 12.7% 12.1% 11.7% 11.7%
Top 5 Paper Industry Companies (US $ million)
Rank Company name Country Sales Net Income(Loss) EBITDA
1 International Paper US 27,833 799 18%
2 Kimberly-Clark US 21,063 1,750 17%
3 Oji Paper Japan 15,161 277 11%
4 UPM-Kymmene Finland 13,423 1,613 -6%
5 Stora Enso Finland 13,398 613 12%
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Survey
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 10, 2015

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