Cartonboard manufacturers experienced a modest seasonal downturn in new orders in August, especially for GD board, but this did not alter the overall state of the British market. In other words, the UK, too, is experiencing excessively long lead times for GC amid continued brisk order intake, with demand for GD also staying strong. Quite a few GC manufacturers are now allotting quantities in order to avert excessively long lead times. Nonetheless, all producers are booked solid for the next few months.
The British board market
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