AF&PA releases January 2023 Packaging Papers monthly report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its January 2023 Packaging Papers Monthly report.

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in January decreased 7% compared to January 2022.

  • The bleached packaging papers operating rate was 78.6%, down 6.9 points from January 2022.
  • Shipments of the biggest subgrade in unbleached packaging papers ­– bag & sack ­– were down 4.2% from prior January.

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

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