Containerboard: 2.7%+ US box shipment growth forecast, with firm domestic, Chinese demand

OAKLAND, CA, Oct. 12, 2018 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -US corrugated box shipment demand, and containerboard supply and demand should remain firm through 2020, RISI VP for global packaging Ken Waghorne told attendees at RISI's 33rd annual Forest Products Conference in San Francisco. Waghorne's forecast from his Oct. 12 presentation estimated that US box shipments would increase annually by a 2.7% average for 2018 through 2020.

His presentation came after two more containerboard conversion projects totaling as much as 650,000 tons/yr were announced in the last two weeks. US containerboard capacity is expected to grow a total of 11.6% and ...

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