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The German envelope and shipping bag paper market:
Another price hike on the horizon

08 Jan 2018 − 

Envelope and shipping bag manufacturers in Germany reported strong order intake shortly ahead of Christmas 2017.

High demand seen over the last few months persisted especially for 80 g white woodfree envelope paper, sources said. Additional volumes were also not available.

Manufacturers found it easy to implement further hikes of €30/t in the fourth quarter, after having put through a similar increase in the previous one.

Producers of 80 g white woodfree envelope paper had tabled demands for another €20-30/t for 2018, which had reportedly been already fixed in many contracts.

 

⇒ This is an excerpt from the quarterly report about the German market for envelope paper and shipping bag paper. The complete article together with the price watch is published in EUWID Packaging Markets 1/2018. Our biweekly e-paper and print magazine keep busy professionals up-to-date on the latest news from European paper and board, plastics, metal and glass packaging markets.
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