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BIR: Chinese recovered paper imports likely to continue decline in 2015

02 Jul 2015 − China’s recovered paper imports in the first quarter of 2015 dropped to 6.36 million t, which is the lowest level of recent years, reported Ranjit Singh Baxi, president of the BIR Paper Board.» more

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The German plastic packaging market:
Grappling with raw material shortage continues

01 Jul 2015 − Over the past weeks the plastic packaging industry continued to labour under material shortages for polyolefins coupled with the steep asking prices of plastic producers.» more

The German glass packaging market:
Brisk export business in the first quarter

29 Jun 2015 − The 2015 business year has started well for the German container glass industry. Deliveries grew by 1.3% (tonnage) over the first three months. But developments varied markedly at home and abroad.» more

The German cartonboard market:
Pause in price negotiations for recycled corrugated case material in June

25 Jun 2015 − It seems the German market for recycled corrugated case material is taking a breather in June from its marathon talks. Only a few producers dared to make another attempt in June, aiming for an adjustment.» more