Washington, D.C. – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today released its June 2020 Containerboard Monthly report.
Total Containerboard production in June increased one percent compared to June 2019. It was up five percent when compared to the same six months of 2019.
June 2020 production of containerboard for export increased five percent compared to the same month last year; it was up 34 percent year-to-date.
The containerboard operating rate was 90.1 percent, up 1.8 points from June 2019 and up 3.9 points year-to-date.
Mill inventories of containerboard at the end of June decreased 4,000 short tons from the previous month and were up 48,000 short tons compared to June 2019.
The complete report with detailed tables, charts and historical data can be purchased by contacting Kory Bockman: [email protected] or 202-463-4716.