Corrugated board sales rise 4% in Brazil in Feb.
SAO PAULO, March 13, 2018 (PPI Latin America) -Preliminary data released by the Brazilian Corrugated Board Assn. (ABPO) show that the country's corrugated box, accessories and sheets sales increased 3.9% to 259,097 tonnes in February 2018 over February 2017.
The February 2018 shipments were 8% lower than January 2018 sales due to seasonal factors.
"If we don't consider the seasonal influence, shipments increased 0.66% between January and February, from 297,450 to 299,411 tonnes. This is the third highest level of shipments in our historical series No. 1, following August 2017 (299,787 tonnes) and March 2014 (299,486 tonnes)," ABPO said.
In January-February 2018, Brazilian ...