AF&PA releases October 2017 Containerboard report

The American Forest & Paper Association released its October 2017 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report on November 15. Containerboard production was up 5.1% compared to October 2016. The month-over-month average daily production compared to September 2017 was 3.1 percent higher. The containerboard operating rate for October increased from 95.9% to 101.3%, which was 6 percentage points higher than October of last year. Year-to-date production of containerboard for export is up 3.5%, with the October volume surging 16.2% above the same month last year.

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