Table III-4 Coated free sheet paper: Products produced by domestic manufacturers on the same machinery and equipment used in the production of CFS paper, 2003-05
3 615 681
3 851 306
Annual capacity for all products
Quantity (short tons)
Source: Compiled from data submitted in response to Commission questionnaires.
Note.–Does not include data for a small amount of coated groundwood produced by ***. Also does not include data for *** or *** or data for ***. *** answered on the basis of the specific equipment used in the production of CFS and nonsubject papers.
Uncoated free sheet paper1
Coated groundwood paper
Capacity utilization (percent)
1 Overlap recorded if the only substantial difference between the two products (in equipment utilized) is that uncoated paper is not subject to the application of kaolin or a similar coating.
S. PRODUCERS' SHIPMENTS
S. producers’ shipments and inventories of CFS paper are presented in table III-5. As shown,
the quantity of U.S. producers’ commercial shipments followed a trend comparable to that shown in table III-3 for production. There was minimal captive consumption of the product. Export shipments accounted for 5 to 6 percent of total shipments throughout the period examined. The unit values of commercial shipments fluctuated within a $33 per short ton range from 2003 and 2005 and were $21 per short ton higher in January-September 2006 than in January-September 2005.