AF&PA Releases December 2021 Packaging Papers Monthly Report
CONTACT: Tim Ebner
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WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its December 2021 Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Monthly report.
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in December increased one percent compared to December 2020. They were essentially flat (+0.0 percent) when compared to the same 12 months of 2020.
- The operating rate was 84.9 percent, up 3.3 points from December 2020 and up 2.6 points year-to-date.
- Mill inventories at the end of December decreased 3,000 short tons from the previous month and were up 6,000 short tons compared to December 2020.
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.