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AF&PA Releases August 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in August remained essentially flat (-0.1%) compared to August 2021. They were essentially flat (+0.1%) when compared to the same 8 months of 2021.

AF&PA Releases August 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 5% in August compared to August 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased 1% in August compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 2% when compared to July 2022.

AF&PA Releases July 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 1% in July compared to July 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 3% in July compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased 2% when compared to June 2022.

AF&PA Releases Q2 2022 Containerboard Quarterly Report

Total Containerboard production in Q2 increased 2% compared to Q2 2021. It was also up 2% when compared to the same 6 months of 2021.

AF&PA Releases Q2 2022 Boxboard Monthly Report

Total Boxboard production in Q2 increased 1% compared to Q2 2021. It was up 2% when compared to the same 6 months of 2021. The boxboard operating rate was 95.3%, down 1.2 points from Q2 and essentially flat (+0.3 pts.) year-to-date

AF&PA Releases June 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in June decreased 4% compared to June 2021. They were essentially flat (+0.0%) when compared to the same 6 months of 2021.

AF&PA Releases June 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

Total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 2% in June compared to June 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 3% in June compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 2% when compared to May 2022.

AF&PA Releases May 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

Total printing-writing paper shipments increased two percent in May compared to May 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased three percent in May compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels increased one percent when compared to April…

AF&PA Releases May 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in May increased 1 percent compared to May 2021. They were up 1 percent when compared to the same 5 months of 2021.

AF&PA Releases April 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly Report

Total printing-writing paper shipments remained essentially flat (+0.3 percent) in April compared to April 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased two percent in April compared to the same month last year.

Recycling of Old Newspapers and Mechanical Papers Graph

While there's less newsprint in the marketplace, it's still a very valuable fiber. There is a greater percentage of newsprint in the marketplace being recycled. 

AF&PA Releases April 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in April decreased two percent compared to April 2021. They were up one percent when compared to the same four months of 2021.