WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today released its January 2020 Containerboard Monthly report.
Total Containerboard production in January increased four percent compared to January 2019.
January 2020 production of containerboard for export increased 36 percent compared to the same month last year.
The containerboard operating rate was 95.1 percent, up 3.0 points from January 2019.
Mill inventories of containerboard at the end of January decreased 31,000 short tons from the previous month, and were up 5,000 short tons compared to January 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.