[Industry News] China's Household Paper And Hygiene Products Import And Export In The First Quarter Of 2019 - The Import Of Household Paper Has Been Greatly Reduced
According to customs statistics, the analysis of the import and export of household paper and hygiene products in the first quarter of 2019 is as follows:
In the first quarter of 2019, the total import volume of household paper was 6,580.18t, which was 47.45% lower than that of the same period of 2018; the total import value was US$12.24 million, which was 33.19% lower than the same period of 2018 (US$18.32 million); the average import price was US$1859.45. /t, an increase of 27.13% over the same period of 2018 (1462.66 US dollars / t), the overall trend of the overall price decline. Among them, imported products are still dominated by raw paper, accounting for 63.01% of the total imports. The import volume of base paper decreased by 59.13% compared with the same period of 2018, only 4,145.99t.
In the first quarter, the total export volume of household paper was 160,800 tons, a decrease of 7.65% year-on-year. Exports increased by 54.53% year-on-year, and the average price of export products soared to $4160.58/t. Finished products accounted for 76.13% of the total export products, while the price of finished products increased significantly, driving the increase in total exports of household paper.
In the first quarter of 2019, the import market of absorbent hygiene products showed a trend of double falling, with a total import volume of 41,300 tons, a year-on-year decrease of 22.41% (the same period in 2018: 53,300 tons); the average price was 8.23% lower than the previous year. This is mainly due to the decline in the import volume of baby diapers and the decline in the average import price. In the first quarter of 2019, the import volume of baby diapers decreased by 25.86% year-on-year, the average import price decreased by 12.15%, while the baby diapers accounted for the total import of absorbent hygiene products. The amount is 88.31%. The import volume of sanitary napkins/sanitary pads and hemostatic plugs was 2,874.15 tons, an increase of 38.03% over the same period of last year. The increase was obvious and the average price decreased by 12.12%.
In the first quarter, the total export volume of absorbent hygiene products increased by 16.92% year-on-year, and the export volume of various types of products increased. Among them, the growth of adult diaper products was the most obvious, and the export volume increased by 37.52%; sanitary napkins/sanitary pads and hemostatic plugs. The export of products was relatively stable, and the export volume increased by 2.24% year-on-year, while the average price of export products decreased by 2.76% year-on-year. The average export price of absorbent hygiene products decreased slightly and the overall price was relatively stable.
In the first quarter of 2019, the import situation of wet wipes products showed a trend of rising prices. Imports increased by 8.11% compared with the same period of last year, about US$4.05 million, and imports increased by 18.12%. The average price of imported wipes fell by 8.47%, but still above $2,000/t.
The export situation of wet wipes products also showed a large increase, the export volume and export value increased by 28.94%, and the average price of export wet wipes was basically the same as that in the same period of 2018.
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