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American Forest & Paper Association Releases May 2020 Boxboard Monthly Report

Press release from the issuing company

Washington, D.C. – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today released its May 2020 Boxboard Monthly report.

Total Boxboard production in May increased two percent compared to May 2019. It was down one percent when compared to the same five months of 2019. The boxboard operating rate was 96.6 percent, up 5.3 points from May 2019 and up 0.9 points year-to-date.

Solid Bleached Boxboard production in May increased two percent compared to May 2019. It was down three percent when compared to the same five months of 2019.

Recycled Boxboard production in May increased four percent compared to May 2019. It was essentially flat (+0.4 percent) when compared to the same five months of 2019.

Unbleached Kraft & Gypsum production in May increased one percent compared to May 2019. It was essentially flat (-0.3 percent) when compared to the same five months of 2019.

The complete report with detailed tables, charts and historical data can be purchased by contacting Kory Bockman at Statistics_Publications@afandpa.org or 202-463-4716.

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