AF&PA release August Containerboard figures

The American Forest & Paper Association released its August 2017 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report on 18th September. Containerboard production was 2.0% higher compared to August 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to July 2017 was 1.0%  lower. The containerboard operating rate for August decreased from 97.9%  to 96.9%, which was 0.8% points higher compared to August of last year. Year-to-date production of containerboard for export is up 4.4%.  

The report can be purchased by contacting [email protected].

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