AF&PA Releases November 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly Report

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 WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its November 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly report.

Total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in November decreased 9% compared to November 2021. They were down 3% when compared to the same 11 months of 2021.

  • The bleached packaging papers operating rate was 81.7%, down 2.8 points from November 2021 and down 4.1 points year-to-date.
  • Shipments of unbleached bag & sack paper were 81,200 short tons for the month of November, down 7.9% from November 2021.

The complete report with detailed tables, charts and historical data can be purchased by contacting Kory Bockman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 202-463-4716.

Source: AF&PA