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Total European Shipments of Graphic Papers in June 2017 Up Slightly over June 2016

Graphic Papers - Europe In Europe, total shipments of graphic papers in June 2017 were 2,709,000 tonnes, an increase of 13,000 tonnes, (0.5%) compared to June of 2016.

August 22, 2017 - EURO-GRAPH, the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers, published its June 2017 statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry, which showed total shipments of graphic papers in June were 2,709,000 tonnes, a decrease of 85,000 tonnes versus the prior month, but an increase of 13,000 tonnes, (0.5%) compared to June of 2016.

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

In June, total European shipments of Newsprint were 627,000 tonnes compared to 638,000 tonnes in June of 2016, a decrease of 1.7%.

Total shipments of SC-Magazine paper in June were 301,000 tonnes compared to 308,000 tonnes in June of 2016, a drop of 2.2%.

Total Shipments of Coated Mechanical Reels in June were 467,000 tonnes, up 1.7% versus a June 2016 figure of 459,000 tonnes.

Shipments of Uncoated Mechanical papers in June were 198,000 tonnes, up slightly 0.6%, compared to 197,000 tonnes in June of 2016.

Total shipments of Coated Woodfree papers in June were 524,000 tonnes, a jump of 5.7% compared to 496,000 tonnes in June 2016.

Total shipment of Uncoated Woodfree papers in June were 591,000 tonnes, down 1.1% versus 598,000 tonnes in June 2016.

EURO-GRAPH's June 2017 statistical report with detailed tonnage figures for all Graphic Paper grades can be downloaded at: EURO-GRAPH Monthly Statistics - June 2017 (38k, 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