German plastic packaging market:
Concerns over raw material shortage prevail

27 Apr 2015 − Suppliers of plastic packaging are currently grappling with soaring plastic prices in the wake of raw material shortages. This is far from a local problem – all of western Europe is affected.» more


German waste plastics market:
Price erosion for PE regranulate and regrind halted

23 Apr 2015 − Following some considerable increases in primary plastics prices in March, the mood among plastics recyclers has improved somewhat. The market had "definitely bottomed out".» more

Polish paper and board market:
Announcements for higher kraftliner prices out

20 Apr 2015 − At least three European unbleached kraftliner producers have told their Polish customers that they will be invoicing more from 1 May. A few companies have revealed plans to raise white-top kraftliner as well.» more

German paper and board market:
Mixed views about situation on envelope and shipping bag paper market

16 Apr 2015 − Comments of envelope and shipping bag paper manufacturers on business development on the German market and deliveries in the first quarter of 2015 once again vary.» more