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press release | 02 Jul.2018

PRESS RELEASE: Registration now open for Paper & Beyond 2018, the new version of European Paper Week

CEPI, the European association representing the forest fibre and paper industry is glad to...

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press release | 27 Jun.2018

PRESS RELEASE: CEN workshop Milan set to advance standardisation needs for European paper and board value chain

CEPI, the industry association representing the pulp and paper industry at European level will...

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position paper | 18 May.2018

CEPI position on the update of a Circular Bioeconomy Strategy

The European pulp and paper sector has a long expertise in bioeconomy and has a significant

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position paper | 20 Oct.2017

Industry4Europe joint reaction paper on the EU industrial strategy

Industry4Europe is a coalition of around 130 manufacturer associations committed towards the

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publications | 19 Jul.2018

Key statistics report 2017

Each year in July CEPI publishes the latest preliminary market and production data for the previous year. The latest data whether it is production, added-value or exports all indicate positive trends.

  • Investment: more than 5bn, a 7.5% increase from 2016
  • Exports: up 5.4%
  • Paper & Board consumption: up 0.5%
  • Paper & Board production: up 1.5%
  • Employment: up 0.1%

The full key statistics report can be downloaded here.

Deloittes auditor’s report assurance can be found here.

For more information on the report, please contact Ariane Crèvecoeur, CEPI's Statistics Manager at a.crevecoeur@cepi.org.
 

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publications | 11 Jul.2018

What a tree can do? New poster explains the bioeconomy potential of a tree

Europe is one of the most forest-rich regions in the world - we are surrounded by 190 million hectares of forests, which makes it 40 % of Europe's territory. European forest cover increases regularly, contributing to growth and jobs in rural area, ensuring wood and ecological services provision.

The bioeconomy covers the sustainable supply of renewable resources, services and their conversion, as well as the conversion of waste streams into food, feed, fibres, materials, chemicals and bioenergy.
Biorefineries being an essential part of the bioeconomy, are industrial installations that provide products from renewable, natural resources, replacing fossil-based products.

 

 

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