Tag Archives: The American Forest & Paper Association

US printing-writing paper shipments up 1 per cent in March

U.S. total printing-writing paper shipments increased 1% in March 2022 compared to March 2021, while U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 3% in March compared to the same month last year, according to American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA).   Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 3% when compared to February 2022.   Uncoated […]

US recycled pulp exports rise significantly

 Since the announcement of China’s import ban for the recovered paper, it has become more and more common for Chinese paper mills to import recycled pulp instead. Recycled pulp demand in the USA has been growing in recent years. When China announced that it would stop importing recovered paper from abroad, Chinese paper mills started […]

U.S. Containerboard Production Remained Essentially Flat in August 2020

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its August 2020 Containerboard Monthly report. According to the report, total containerboard production in August remained essentially flat (+0.4 percent) compared to August 2019. It was up four percent when compared to the same eight months of 2019. August 2020 production of containerboard for export decreased […]