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US box shipments dip 1.2% in November, with 37,000 ton rise in board stocks

SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 18, 2012 (RISI) - 

US corrugated box shipments dipped by 1.2% in November, while containerboard inventories increased by 37,000 tons, according to the latest industry statistics released today.

Box shipments totaled 28.577 billion tons, down 1.2% from a year ago on both an actual and average- week basis with 20 shipping days in both periods, according to the Fibre Box Assn (FBA).

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