AF&PA Releases July 2023 Packaging Papers Monthly Report
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WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released the July 2023 Packaging Papers Monthly report. Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in July remained essentially flat (+0.4%) compared to July 2022. They were down 3% when compared to the same 7 months of 2022.
- Shipments of the biggest subgrade in unbleached packaging papers – bag & sack – were 89,400 short tons for the month of July, down 1.1% year-to-date.
- The bleached packaging papers operating rate was 78.0%, up 5.4 points from July 2022 and down 2.2 points year-to-date.
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.