Producers’ hopes that demand for recycled corrugated case material would pick up at the end of the first quarter have not been fulfilled. Paper companies therefore continue to curtail their production. There is still significant price pressure as a result and further downward corrections were reported for March. Kraftliner prices have been falling sharply in recent months as well. EUWID sources consistently reported that demand had still not recovered. However, conversations reveal small bright spots. A few companies are seeing signs of better order books for April....
The German paper and board market: still no signs of rebound in demand for RCCM and kraftliner
Order situation mixed, prices falling further
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