October 2023 Printing-Writing Report Shows Decreased Shipments, Demand
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released the October 2023 Printing-Writing Monthly report.
According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 15% in October compared to October 2022. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased 30% in September compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 2% when compared to September 2023.
Net imports in all 3 major printing-writing grades in September decreased 49% compared to the same month last year and 37% year-to-date. Individually, most import and export trade activity in the 3 major grades in September has decreased when compared to the same month last year. The only exception are Mechanical papers exports, which saw a 10% increase.
A subscription to the complete report with detailed tables, charts and historical data can be purchased by contacting Kory Bockman at Statistics_Publications@afandpa.org or 202-463-4716.
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