German Pulp and Paper Industry Production Up 1.4% in First Half of 2014

German pulp and paper manufacturers produced 11.3 million tons of product in the first half of 2014.

Aug. 8, 2014 - Germany's pulp and paper industry experienced an uptick in production in the first half 2014, according to the German Pulp and Paper Association.

Overall, with an output of 11.3 million tons, 1.4 percent more paper and cardboard were produced compared to the same period last year, the Association said.

Sales of pulp and paper also stayed nearly constant, up slightly by 0.8 percent.

In a global comparison, the German paper industry remains the number four producer after China, the U.S. and Japan, as well as number one in Europe, the Association said.

A detailed table with first half 2014 pulp and paper production figures is available: German Pulp and Paper - First Half Statistics (11k, pdf)

SOURCE: German Pulp and Paper Association