AF&PA releases January 2024 Packaging Papers monthly report 

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its January 2024 Packaging Papers Monthly report.

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in January decreased 4% compared to January 2023.

  • The operating rate for bleached packaging papers was 86.0%, up 11.3 points from January 2023.
  • Shipments of the biggest subgrade in unbleached packaging papers – bag & sack – were 92,900 short tons for the month of January, down 1.1% from the same month last year.

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

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