U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased 8 Percent in January 2014, Compared to Last Year

U.S. total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 8 percent in January 2014 compared to January 2013, with decreases in all four printing-writing grades, as the American Forest & Paper Association said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

Uncoated free sheet paper shipments in January decreased 11 percent compared to January 2013, with inventories increasing 5 percent over December levels.