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