Total European Shipments of Graphic Papers in August Down 8.0%

Oct. 27, 2014 - EURO-GRAPH, the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers, published its August 2014 statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry, which showed total shipments of graphic papers in August were 2,832,000 tonnes, down 8.0% or 246,000 tonnes versus August 2013.

Graphic Paper grades include: Newsprint, SC-Magazine, Coated Mechanical Reels, Uncoated Mechanical Reels, Coated Woodfree and Uncoated Woodfree.

In August, total European shipments of Newsprint were 685,000 tonnes compared to 763,000 tonnes in August of 2013, a decrease of 10.2%

Total shipments of SC-Magazine paper in August were 321,000 tonnes compared to 368,000 tonnes in August of 2013, a decrease of 12.9%.

Total Shipments of Coated Mechanical Reels in Agust were down 12.1% at 556,000 tonnes versus an August 2013 figure of 633,000 tonnes.

Shipments of Uncoated Mechanical papers in August were down 7.7% at 194,000 tonnes compared to a figure of 211,000 in August of 2013

EURO-GRAPH's August 2014 statistical report with detailed tonnage figures for all Graphic Paper grades can be downloaded at: EURO-GRAPH Monthly Statistics - August 2014 (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