Japanese Paper Industry Appears Better Signs

Core Points: Japan Federation of papermaking recently released statistics show that in June, the Japanese paper and cardboard domestic total volume of 2.075 million tons, an increase of 2%, 2 consecutive months of growth. Among them, paper 1.12 million tons, an increase of 1.8%, after a lapse of 27 months after the first increase; cardboard 955,000 tons, an increase of 2.2%, 5 consecutive months of growth.


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Japan Federation of papermaking recently released statistics show that in June, the Japanese paper and cardboard domestic market volume of 2,075,000 tons, an increase of 2%, 2 consecutive months of growth. Among them, paper 1.12 million tons, an increase of 1.8%, after a lapse of 27 months after the first increase; cardboard 955,000 tons, an increase of 2.2%, 5 consecutive months of growth. The main varieties, lower than the performance of only newsprint and wrapping paper. There are indications that the Japanese paper industry is picking up.


In June, the Japanese paper and paperboard manufacturer exports totaled 11.3 million tons, an increase of 16.1%, for 6 months. Exports of paperboard exports 31,000 tons, an increase of 16.5%, but also rely on the export of Southeast Asia, the export volume increased by 20%, the export volume increased by 15%, mainly due to exports to Southeast Asia, Of the growth, driving the export of cardboard for 9 months of growth.


Paper and cardboard stocks at the end of June totaled 2.129 million tons, flat year on year. Among them, 1.419 million tons of paper stocks, an increase of 10,000 tons, due to the increase in newsprint consumption, so that the stock of paper for 3 consecutive months increased; From last month's increase in inventory to reduce the result.


Printing information paper domestic market volume of 615,000 tons, an increase of 4%, after 11 months of growth, exports of 62,000 tons, an increase of 17.9%, mainly in the domestic market, , For 6 months; wrapping domestic market volume of 57,000 tons, down 2.1%, while the increase from last month to reduce the export volume of 13,000 tons, down 3.9%, after a lapse of 5 months after the first The domestic market volume of tissue paper is 150,000 tons, an increase of 3.9% over the same period of last year. The domestic market volume of corrugated paper is 771,000 tons, up 2.1% over the same period of last year. The domestic listing volume of white board paper is 118,000 tons, up 5.1%.

(This news is from chinapaper.net)




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