AF&PA releases April 2024 Packaging Papers monthly report

The American Forest & Paper Association has released the April 2024 Packaging Papers Monthly report.

Total packaging papers and specialty packaging shipments in April increased 21% compared to April 2023. They were up 11% when compared to the same 4 months of 2023.

  • The operating rate for unbleached packaging papers was 94%, up 15.8 points from April 2023 and up 4.2 points year-to-date.
  • Shipments of the biggest subgrade in bleached packaging papers –  food wrapping – 25,800 short tons for the month of April, down 0.5% from the same month last year and down 2.3% year-to-date.

The complete report with detailed tables, charts and historical data can be purchased by contacting [email protected]

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