AF&PA Releases January 2023 Printing-Writing Monthly Report
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WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its January 2023 Printing-Writing Monthly report.
According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 9% in January compared to January 2022. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 3% in January compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 2% when compared to December 2022.
January shipments decreased in 3 of the 4 major P-W grades when compared to the same month the year before, with uncoated mechanical papers recording the sole year-ago increase. In 2022 year to date net imports increased in all 4 major grades, with coated and uncoated free sheet showing the greatest percent increase and coated mechanical increasing the least.
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.