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The U.S. ranks 1st in paper

15 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2004 the United States processed 83,612,000 tonnes of paper and paperboard, or 24% of the world’s total. The United States ranked first in that category. Five countries–the United States, China, Japan, Canada, and Germany–accounted for 59% of the word’s total paper and paperboard production.