Economics & Research Blog
February Printing Shipments Up +1.8%
Commercial printing shipments for February were up $
By Dr. Joe Webb
Published: April 4, 2007
Commercial printing shipments for February were up $128 million compared to February 2006, an increase of 1.8%. This is 10 months in a row of favorable current dollar comparisons with the prior year. Shipments on an inflation-adjusted basis, however, were down -$41 million, or -0.6%. This broke a 6-month trend of positive monthly comparisons. We will discuss these data in greater detail during this afternoon's webinar.