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GENERAL INDUSTRY STATISTICS


(CFC1) Paper Industry Annual Capacity and Fiber Consumption, Price: $2,250

Aggregate U.S. capacity totals for major grades of paper, paperboard and wood pulp from a comprehensive annual survey of each U.S. mill. The report includes a summary of annual capacities; capacity by grade, both annual and at year-end, with available days and daily rate; historical capacities and announced capacity changes. The report also provides industry fiber consumption by type including wood pulp and recovered paper, as well as pulpwood. Also included in the report is recovered paper consumption by end-use, with a look at actual consumption as well as projected consumption for the next year. Definitions and concepts are supplied.


(PPB2) Paper Industry Annual Statistical Summary, Price: $3,450

Presents a broad range of U.S. paper industry statistics including production, consumption, capacity, and U.S. imports & exports. Also includes information about fiber usage, employment, wages and productivity, capital expenditures, and industry financial data. Presents long-term trends, with most data series showing 10-20 years of history. Useful web references, definitions and grade descriptions are also included in this report.


(PPB1) Paper Industry Monthly, Price: $3,025 per year

Covers all major grades of paper, board, and pulp. Data elements include production, inventory, operating rates, recovered paper consumption, U.S. imports/exports, producer price index data, and some seasonally adjusted production data. It is ideal for analysts who want a statistical overview of the paper industry in one report. However, it is not as timely or as detailed as AF&PA’s product-specific reports.


(I4) Paper Industry Monthly Imports-Exports, Price: $620 per year

Year-to-Date exports and imports of pulp, paper, paperboard, and converted products by world regions are available in this report. Included with the shipments are the dollar value and the percent changes over same time last year. Data are from U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division.


(I5) Paper Industry Annual Imports‐Exports, Price: $620

Presents five years of annual U.S. exports and imports of pulp, paper, paperboard, and converted products by world regions. Shipments reported in metric tons and U.S. dollars. Data are from U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division.


PAPERBOARD     [Also see “Containerboard” and “Boxboard” below]


(IEM2) Paperboard Monthly Exports, Price: $620 per year

Year-to-Date exports for Kraft linerboard and bleached Kraft paperboard ranked by difference in shipments amounts. Includes dollar values. Data are from U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division.


(PB2A) Paperboard Monthly by Furnish, Price: $900 per year

Monthly boxboard production and operating rates by furnish: Unbleached, Solid Bleached, Semichemical, and Recycled.


CONTAINERBOARD


(CB3) Containerboard Monthly, Price: $4,530 per year [data set +$850]

Provides a wide range of relevant containerboard related data. Contains monthly and year-to-date production for virgin and recycled types of linerboard and medium; also data on domestic and export production, operating rates, and containerboard inventories at mills.


(CB1) Containerboard Monthly Executive Summary, Price: $1,790 per year (CB3 subscribers only)

Presents total production and inventory of major containerboard groupings for current month, same month, previous year and current year-to-date. The daily average percent change supplies a quick monthly comparison reference point.


(CB8) Containerboard Annual Statistical Summary, Price: $2,150

Summary contains annual containerboard data, including production, inventory, and capacity by grade, over a 15-year period. [Purchase includes CB11.]


(CB11) Containerboard Basis Weight Survey, Price: include with CB8

Annual basis weight survey for linerboard and medium. Historical data over a 15-year period help identify shifts in basis weights.


(CB9) Containerboard Annual Time Series, Price: $2,150

Data used to evaluate long-term cyclical changes that are reflected in seasonally adjusted monthly industry data. Also provides a historical time series of both adjusted and unadjusted monthly data on containerboard production and inventory data over a 10-year period.


BOXBOARD


(PB1) Boxboard Weekly, Price: $3,790 per year

Snapshot of solid bleached paperboard and recycled boxboard industry, including coated and uncoated recycled boxboard. The report details weekly production and unmade orders data as well as operating and activity rates.


(PB2) Boxboard Monthly Production, Price: $3,790 per year [data set +$850]

Monthly production data and operating rates for bleached paperboard, unbleached and recycled boxboard. Contains monthly and YTD data on domestic and export board production. Reports monthly boxboard production by end-use.


(PB13) Boxboard Monthly Shipments, Price: $920 per year (PB2 subscribers only)

Companion to the “Solid Bleached Paperboard, Unbleached and Recycled Boxboard Monthly”, this reports contains paperboard shipment and inventory data. The data are presented as shipment tons, billions of square feet, and average basis weights (calculated using total pounds divided by reported shipments in thousands of square feet).


(PB3) Boxboard Monthly Exports, Price: $920 per year

By grade, monthly and YTD port of embarkation and country of destination. Data are from U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division.


(PB5) Boxboard Annual Time Series, Price: $1,790 per year

Report is used to evaluate long-term cyclical changes that are reflected in seasonally adjusted monthly industry data. Includes time series of both adjusted and unadjusted monthly production data over a 10-year period.


PACKAGING PAPER


(PK1) Packaging Papers Monthly, Price: $3,640 per year [data set +$850]

Comprehensive report on all packaging paper grades produced in the U.S. 13 month and YTD shipments presented for all details grades. Mill inventories and operating rates for unbleached and bleached packaging papers. Imports of unbleached, bleached and other packaging papers.


PRINTING-WRITING PAPER


(PW2) Printing-Writing Monthly, Price: $4,530 per year [data set +$850]

Shipments and mill inventories by grade for a 13-month period. Also contains import/export data as well as operating rates, demand information and apparent production. The report is distributed on the 15th of each month.


(PW11) Printing‐Writing North American Offset‐Opaque Monthly, Price: $895 for PW2 subscribers; else $2,270 per year

Shipments of offset and opaque papers by grade from all North American mills; also mill inventories.


(PWTD) Printing-Writing Monthly Imports-Exports, Price: included with P-W dataset

Imports and exports for current month and YTD in tons; also dollars and dollars per ton. Data covers four printing-writing grades, Bristols, and Newsprint. Includes pivot tables and a data set. Data are from U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division.


(PW7) Printing-Writing Annual Time Series, Price: $2,130

Report is used to evaluate long-term cyclical changes that are reflected in seasonally adjusted industry data. Includes industry shipments for various printing-writing grades and end-uses.


(PW8A) Printing-Writing Annual Uncoated Free Sheet, Price: $895 for PW2 subscribers; $1,480 for non-subscribers

Industry shipments of uncoated free sheet by basis weight, rolls vs. sheets and cut-size, brightness and colors, and method of distribution.


(PW8C) Printing-Writing Annual Coated Papers, Price: $895 for PW2 subscribers; $1,480 for non-subscribers

Industry shipments of coated free sheet and coated mechanical by basis weight, rolls vs. sheets, finishes, method of distribution, and method of print.


(PW19) Printing-Writing Annual Statistical Summary, Price: $2,090

Industry shipments and U.S. purchases by grade; compared to GDP; sales volume by distribution channel; shipments by end-use; average gross value; capacity and derived production volumes; and import and export data.


RECOVERED PAPER


(PR1) Recovered Paper Monthly, Price: $4,280 per year [data set +$850]

Total monthly consumption by U.S. paper mills of recovered paper, by major grade. Also includes monthly receipts, inventory, imports and exports of recovered paper by major grade. The data for this report undergo an annual audit from February until the end of March, during which time the report is not published.


(PR2) Recovered Paper Monthly Imports-Exports, Price: $2,480 per year

Recovered paper exports by grade, year, month, port of embarkation and country of destination for the current and prior year; historical exports by grade, year and destination for the past 10 years; monthly U.S. imports by grade, year, month and country of origin for the current and prior year. Includes summary tables, pivot tables, charts and a comprehensive data set. Data are from U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Division.


(PR2EXEC) Recovered Paper Monthly Exports Summary, Price: $620 per year (PR2 subscribers only)

Features total export tons by grade, exports to the top five U.S. trade partners, trend charts for the last 13 months, and comparison charts for the last six months and the same six months last year.


(PR3) Recovered Paper Annual Statistical Summary, Price: $1,480

Consumption of recovered paper by end-use and region for the five major grade categories within the U.S.; exports to the top destinations and for all U.S. ports of embarkation; U.S. recovery rate and utilization of recovered paper in paper and paperboard manufacture. Includes data for the past 10 years.



Revised September, 2018: Report availability, content, and prices subject to change without prior notification.