Dwindling demand and downtime taken by many paper mills in Europe have sent prices for ordinary recovered paper grades plummeting in France.
The French market proved to be no exception to the wider trend. In line with developments in other countries, prices for ordinary recovered paper grades took a tumble in August, and additional mark-downs are thought to be on the cards.
Market players cited cooler demand as the root cause of this turnaround. Demand from Germany, in particular, had been minimal, many suppliers told EUWID.
⇒ This is an excerpt from EUWID's report on the French paper and board market. The complete article will be published in EUWID Packaging Markets 19/2022