Which Country Produces the Most Insulating Boards?

Insulating Board Production ('000 cbm), 2015 or latest
Paper, Pulp & Forestry | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2015, USA ranked the highest in insulating board production with 4,876 '000 cbm followed by Germany and Poland. On the other end of the scale was Bosnia and Herzegovina with 1.00 '000 cbm, Denmark with 2.54 '000 cbm and India with 3.00 '000 cbm.

Total insulating board production reached 9,666 '000 cbm in 2015 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.194 % less than in the previous year and 33.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total insulating board production reached an all time high of 9,851 '000 cbm in 2013 and an all time low of 1,745 '000 cbm in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 3.22 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 50.4 % of insulating board production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 72.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 93.4 % in 2015.

Data for more countries are available at Insulating Board Production indicator page.

Insulating Board Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Canada '000 cbm 430 430 430 430 430
China '000 cbm 103 177 80.0 133 521
Germany '000 cbm ... ... ... ... ... ... 844 1,114 1,177 1,288 1,381
Hong Kong '000 cbm ... 70.0 71.5 73.9 73.9 80.0
Indonesia '000 cbm ... 178 178 178 178 178
Ireland '000 cbm ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 40.0 80.0 84.6 86.3 69.9
Japan '000 cbm 318 380 409 385 416
Norway '000 cbm 119 138 134 127 126
Poland '000 cbm 618 633 642 641 694
Slovakia '000 cbm 140 88.0 95.0 100 100
South Korea '000 cbm ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 116 116 ... ...
Spain '000 cbm ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 175 178 168 116 107
Switzerland '000 cbm 294 300 333 344 339
Thailand '000 cbm 233 233 233 233 233
USA '000 cbm 4,876 4,876 4,876 4,876 4,876