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US kraft paper shipments down 5% in July from June – AF&PA

WASHINGTON, DC , Aug. 15, 2014 (Press Release) - 

The American Forest & Paper Association released its July 2014 Kraft Paper Report today.

Total Kraft paper shipments were 122.4 thousand tons, 5 percent lower than last month. Bleached Kraft paper shipments increased from 8.4 thousand tons in June to 9.6 thousand tons in July, while unbleached Kraft paper shipments decreased from 120.6 thousand tons to 112.8 thousand tons. Overall, shipments for the first seven months of 2014 were 2.5 percent lower than the same period last year. Total month-end inventories increased 2.3 percent compared to July.

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