American Forest & Paper Association Releases December 2020 Packaging Papers Monthly Report
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WASHINGTON — The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its December 2020 Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Monthly report.
Total Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging shipments in December increased eight percent compared to December 2019. They were up five percent when compared to the same 12 months of 2019.
The operating rate was 83.3 percent, up 0.6 points from December 2019 and essentially flat (-0.2 pts.) year-to-date.
Mill inventories at the end of December increased 2,000 short tons from the previous month and were up 3,000 short tons compared to December 2019.
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.