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American Forest & Paper Association Releases April 2014 Containerboard Statistics Report


Containerboard production decreased 5.6 percent from March

The American Forest & Paper Association released its April 2014 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report, using data from the 54th Annual Capacity Survey published on May 14, 2014.

Containerboard production decreased 5.6% from March and was 0.8% lower compared to the same month last year. The month-over-month average daily production decreased 2.4%. Shipments for April were 2,817.5 thousand tons, representing 160.2 billions of square feet. The containerboard operating rate for April decreased 1.2 points from March, from 95.9% to 94.7%.

The report can be purchased by contacting Caroline Nealon at or (202) 463-2448.