American Forest & Paper Association Releases August 2014 Kraft Paper Sector Report

Monday, September 22, 2014

WASHINGTON - The American Forest & Paper Association released its August 2014 Kraft Paper Report today.

Total Kraft paper shipments were 120.1 thousand tons, 1.9 percent lower than last month. Bleached Kraft paper shipments decreased from 9.6 thousand tons in July to 8.7 in August, while unbleached Kraft paper shipments decreased slightly from 112.8 thousand tons to 111.4. Overall, shipments for the first eight months of 2014 were 3.5 percent lower than the same period last year. Total month-end inventories increased 6.3 percent compared to July.

The report can be purchased by contacting Caroline Nealon at Statistics_Publications@afandpa.org or 202-463-2448.