U.S. containerboard production up 2% in 1Q 2022

U.S. total containerboard production in 1Q 2022 increased 2% compared to 1Q 2021, as the American Forest & Paper Association reported.

1Q 2022 production of containerboard for export increased 9% compared to the same quarter last year. The containerboard operating rate was 94.3%, essentially flat (+0.4 pts.) from 1Q 2021.

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