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The German pallet market:
Prices continued to rise at the beginning of Q2

22 May 2018 − 

At the beginning of the second quarter 2018, pallet producers were still doing their utmost to offload the preceding months’ increases in raw-material, production, and logistics costs onto pallet prices.

With the exception of indexed long-term contracts, manufacturers say they have been able to get customers to accept further increases averaging 0.10-0.30 €/pallet for new euro- and above all for chemical pallets so far this quarter.

It therefore seems that many buyers are currently giving greater priority to a dependable supply rather than to price.

 

 This is an excerpt from EUWID's report on the German pallet market, published every six weeks. The complete article together with the Price Watch for May will be published in EUWID Packaging Markets 11/2018. 

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