The German cartonboard market: Significantly longer delivery times for all grades

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, demand remains high for folding cartons in the middle of April.

Producers of folding cartons for the pharmaceutical industry report that demand sometimes far exceeds the potential production capacity. Producers of food packaging say they are seeing high demand from all areas. There is also high demand for folding cartons from the cigarette industry. The increased demand for folding cartons is resulting in strong interest in cartonboard. Delivery times for all grades are currently significantly longer than usual, according to EUWID market research.

This is an excerpt from EUWID's monthly report on the German paper and board market. The complete report will be published in EUWID Packaging Markets 09/2020.
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