The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its April 2022 Packaging Papers & Specialty Packaging Monthly report.
Total packaging papers and specialty packaging shipments in April decreased 2% compared to April 2021. They were up 1% when compared to the same four months of 2021.
- The operating rate was 94.0%, up 1.4 points from April 2021 and up 1.3 points year-to-date.
- Mill inventories at the end of April decreased 6,000 short tons from the previous month, and were down 8,000 short tons compared to April 2021.
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