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European CWF and UWF shipments on the decline again in June

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European CWF and UWF shipments on the decline again in June

July 26, 2013 - 06:54
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European shipments of coated woodfree (CWF) and uncoated woodfree (UWF) paper saw another year-on-year decrease in June, according to data from EURO-GRAPH, the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers.

Total European CWF deliveries fell by 11%% year on year to 540,000 tonnes. Those within Europe fell by 10.8% to 423,000 tonnes, while deliveries to non-European destinations sank by 11.7% to 117,000 tonnes.

Total UWF paper deliveries slipped by 7.3% year on year to 571,000 tonnes in June. Shipments within Europe decreased by 10.4% to 485,000 tonnes, while exports to non-European countries rose by 15.3% to 86,000 tonnes.