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German plastic packaging industry is

not expecting any major losses for 2019

The plastic packaging industry in Germany was able to improve both turnover and deliveries in 2018. The plastic packaging industry federation IK "Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen" is however careful with its forecast for... more


Green Alliance report shows overly

rash substitution of plastic packaging

A report published by the London-based think tank Green Alliance at the beginning of January is causing quite a stir. The report highlights that the industry and retailers in the British food sector are under tremendous pressure to come... more

McKinsey: paper industry facing market

concentration and pressure to innovate

The global paper industry is poised for additional growth in the years ahead, although it will be less pronounced than until now. Asia – and China in particular – will continue to play a key role in market developments around the... more

The German paper and board market: prices

for cartonboard not yet entirely set in stone

Recycled corrugated case material might cost more in Germany if a number of paper producers get their way. They are speculating about possible price hikes of €40/t from 1 February onwards. Respondents in the kaftliner market said... more

EUWID Price Watch Germany Coreboard

January 2020


EUWID Price Watch Envelope and Shipping Bag Paper Germany



EUWID Price Watch Sack Kraft Paper Germany


Chinese companies allowed to import 3m t of RCP so far

On 8 January, a new batch of licences for recovered paper (RCP) imports into China was published. It covered 407,410 t and brings to total volume of RCP that can be imported to 3.19 million t so far. This equals a decrease of more than one... more

The German commodity plastics market:

demand hardly revived in December

On the market for standard commodity plastics prices headed into December with a rollover – with the exception of polystyrene. Occasionally quotes still softened amid excess capacities. Demand was poor, notably for LDPE, LLDPE and... more

EUWID Price Watch Commodity Plastics Germany

December 2019


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