Posted 八月 19, 2016
U.S. total kraft paper shipments in July 2016 were 133 thousand short tons, 10.6% lower compared to July of last year, which had the second highest shipment volume in 2015, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.
Bleached kraft paper shipments decreased from 7.7 thousand short tons in June to 6.7 while unbleached kraft paper decreased from 130.1 to 126.3 thousand short tons.
Overall, shipments in the seven months of 2016 were 3.7% lower compared to the same period in 2015. Total month-end inventories increased from 68.6 to 80.2 thousand short tons.
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