AF&PA Releases May 2023 Packaging Papers Monthly Report
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WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released the May 2023 Packaging Papers Monthly report.
Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in May decreased 5% compared to May 2022. They were down 4% when compared to the same 5 months of 2022.
- Shipments of the biggest subgrade in unbleached packaging papers – bag & sack -- were 89,800 for the month of May.
- The bleached packaging papers operating rate was 76.6%, up 0.5 points from May 2022 and down 4.8 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.