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‘essential’ when drafting ‘shelter in place’ orders. “We ask for clear exclusion of our manufacturing operations to limit disruptions to the supply chain,” says AF&PA. “Disruption in the availability of these goods would cause significant hardships to consumers across the country who depend on steady and stable supplies.” The Brussels based International Confederation of Paper and Board Converters (CITPA) in Europe says cross-border restrictions should be avoided in the case of paper and board packaging and the raw materials used to produce them. The organization says its paper and board converter members call on the European Commission and member states’ governments to ensure continued cross-border and intercountry transport of raw materials, goods and packaging.” “The industry urges governments to keep the borders open and to allow continued transport of raw materials and packaging which are vital for the medical and food sectors,” says CITPA Secretary General Angelika Christ, who noted that member states are starting to develop lists of key or critical sectors, and CITPA is calling on them and the European Commission to ensure that paper and board packaging manufacturing and related value chain activities are recognized as such. “It is a critical sector and should be included in the ‘green corridors’ for the free-flowing transport of raw materials and goods,” says Christ.

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