AUGUST 2010
                                        

June Kraft paper sector report

According to the American Forest & Paper Association’s June 2010 Kraft Paper Sector Report, total Kraft paper shipments were 134.5 thousand tons, an increase of 10.7 percent compared to June 2009, and 8,400 tons higher than May 2010. Total inventory was 67.1 thousand tons, 1,100 tons less than last month.

Total Unbleached Kraft shipments were 118.9 thousand tons, up 10.8 percent compared to the same month last year.

Total Bleached Kraft shipments increased by 9.4 percent compared to the same month last year, and 8.3 percent from last month.