Key figures

In 2015, the paper industry represented: 

 

  • 75 companies
  • 88 mills
  • 12,340 employees
  • 136 paper machines
  • A turnover of 5,476.6 billion Euros

 

Paper pulp

 

  • Production: 1,725 kt
  • Imports: 2,034 kt
  • Exports: 525 kt

 

Recovered paper and board

 

  • Recovered paper used in France : 5,293 kt
  • Imports: 1,015 kt
  • Exports: 2,869 kt

 

Paper and board

 

  • Production: 7,983.5 kt
  • Imports: 5,245.2 kt
  • Exports: 4,345.9 kt
  • Apparent consumption: 8,882.9 kt     
  •       Graphic grades: 3,282.6 kt
  •       Packaging grades: 4,545.5 kt
  •        Hygienic: 912.7 kt