European Shipments of Graphic Papers Down 5.3% in July

Aug. 27, 2013 - EURO-GRAPH, the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers, published its monthly statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry, which showed total shipments of graphic papers in July 2013 declined 5.3% percent compared to July of 2012.

In July, total European shipments of Newsprint fell 10.1 percent compared to July of 2012.

Total shipments of SC-Magazine paper in July dipped fractionally 0.6 percent compared to the same month last year.

Total Shipments of Coated Mechanical Reels were down 5.1% in July versus July 2012.

Moving upwards, shipments of Uncoated Mechanical papers in July rose 1.5% over the same month last year.

EURO-GRAPH's July 2013 statistical report with detailed tonnage figures for all Graphic Paper grades can be downloaded at: EURO-GRAPH Monthly Statistics - July 2013 (32k, pdf)

EURO-GRAPH asbl is the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers, which represents the industry sectors of Europe's newsprint, magazine, and fine paper grades. For further information visit: www.euro-graph.org.

SOURCE: EURO-GRAPH