The German pallet market:
Perceptible reduction in prices for standard pallets

25.03.2019 − The already rather slack demand noticeable for standard pallets at the start of the year has persisted so far.» more

PTS conference: “Printing ink regulation must not disappear into a drawer again“

21.03.2019 − German ministry also sticks to plan for notifying Brussels of the mineral oil ordinance. » more

The British aerosol packaging market:
Brexit uncertainty dampens the mood

18.03.2019 − Major brands quizzed by EUWID did not want to disclose their contingency plans. » more
  • French metal packaging industry enjoyed significant boost to turnover in 2017
    − 20.09.2018
  • US steel and aluminium tariffs take their toll on European metal packaging industry
    − 14.06.2018
  • 2017 was a record year for the British aerosol industry
    − 17.05.2018

The German packaging paper market:
Further mark-downs on the horizon for recycled CCM

14.03.2019 − The price erosion on the market for recycled corrugated case material could not be stopped. » more
  • The French packaging paper market: Pressure on corrugated case material prices in December
    − 11.01.2019
  • Flood of containerboard investments continues on the European market
    − 06.12.2018
  • The German packaging paper market: Momentum fading for virgin fibre-based corrugated case material
    − 19.11.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices

11.03.2019 − In February, the only polymer to rise in price was PS.» more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018

The German tinplate packaging market:
Producers are busy passing on higher costs

07.03.2019 − Individual market segments showed extreme developments for the past year. » more
  • The British aerosol packaging market: Brexit uncertainty dampens the mood
    − 18.03.2019
  • French metal packaging industry enjoyed significant boost to turnover in 2017
    − 20.09.2018
  • US steel and aluminium tariffs take their toll on European metal packaging industry
    − 14.06.2018

The British cartonboard market:
Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs

04.03.2019 − "Uncertainty” was the word most commonly used by experts talking about the state of the market towards the middle of February. » more
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018

The German PET market:
Relaxed supply situation amid unchanged January quotes

28.02.2019 − Ahead of the beverage season, PET producers expressed their satisfaction over demand in February. » more
  • The German PET market: Pre-Christmas revival amid yielding prices in November
    − 07.01.2019
  • The German PET market: Prices calmer in October following significant upturn
    − 02.11.2018
  • The German PET market: High temperatures fuel demand amid difficult supply situation
    − 03.09.2018

PCD: trend reversal back to glass packaging on the cards in the cosmetics industry

25.02.2019 − The cosmetics industry is not exempted from the ongoing bashing of plastics and plastic packaging. » more
  • The German glass packaging market: True fruits et al driving growth in the juice segment
    − 30.04.2018
  • The German plastic packaging market: Rising lead times for suppliers of films and pouches
    − 24.01.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Summer weather favours crates and caps
    − 31.10.2018

The German polyamide market:
Further mark-downs in December and January

21.02.2019 − Supply of polyamide for packaging applications (PA 6) was described as abundant at the beginning of February.» more
  • The German polyamide market:PA 6 prices yield in October and November
    − 29.11.2018
  • The German polyamide market: Stable prices for PA 6 for packaging applications
    − 17.09.2018
  • The German polyamide market: Brisk demand for polyamide for packaging applications
    − 11.06.2018

The Polish cartonboard market:
GC board prices are pointing higher

18.02.2019 − In most cases, new prices have been implemented with effect from the start of the year. » more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018

The German pallet market:
Poorer forecasts for exports slowing demand in early 2019

14.02.2019 − The mood amongst German exporters continued to deteriorate at the start of the year. » more
  • The German pallet market: Price hikes in Central Europe brought to a standstill
    − 12.10.2018
  • The German pallet market: Higher logistics costs offloaded onto prices
    − 23.08.2018
  • The German pallet market: Manufacturers aiming to get market to accept more price increases in July/August
    − 02.07.2018

The German aluminium packaging market:
Retailers provide more space for beverage cans

11.02.2019 − Suppliers of tubes, beverage and aerosol cans gave a largely positive assessment of business in 2018. » more
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Trend towards beverage cans continues
    − 27.11.2018
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Summer helps fill order books for beverage cans
    − 31.08.2018
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Positive development continues in May
    − 11.05.2018

The French cartonboard market:
GC prices up in January

07.02.2019 − However, insiders made very different comments about how much prices had risen. » more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Polyolefin prices heading further south

04.02.2019 − Many converters were holding back with purchasing PE and PP in January. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018

The British recovered paper market:
Prices under pressure up until mid-January

01.02.2019 − Towards the middle of January, prices slipped a little in the UK amidst high collection volumes and relatively cool demand. » more
  • The British recovered paper market: Exports to China further complicated
    − 13.08.2018
  • The French recovered paper market: Weaker supply in May causes prices to rise
    − 18.06.2018
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices plunged in March
    − 19.04.2018

Rising transport costs could stifle the packaging industry’s growth

28.01.2019 − All interviewed market experts from the packaging industry agreed that transport costs would rise further in 2019. » more

The German plastic packaging market:
Rising lead times for suppliers of films and pouches

24.01.2019 − As EUWID discovered, cosmetic and dental tubes in particular enjoyed gains last year.» more
  • PCD: trend reversal back to glass packaging on the cards in the cosmetics industry
    − 25.02.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Summer weather favours crates and caps
    − 31.10.2018
  • The German plastic packaging market: High temperatures boost deliveries of beverage caps
    − 16.08.2018

The German sack kraft paper market:
Boom in prices knows no bounds

21.01.2019 − Sack kraft paper prices in Germany continued to soar in the fourth quarter of 2018. » more
  • Global market for sack kraft paper and kraft paper still growing, but at a slower pace
    − 22.10.2018
  • The German sack kraft paper market: Tight supply sends prices higher again
    − 16.07.2018

Growth rate on Germany’s corrugated board market lower than expected

17.01.2019 − Deliveries are expected to be 0.5% higher for the corrugated board producers that make up the membership of VDW.» more
  • Italy’s corrugated board industry continues to increase production in 2017
    − 27.08.2018
  • The Polish corrugated board market: Board industry preparing for high-demand autumn and winter season
    − 17.08.2018
  • Corrugated board output in Spain crosses 5 billion m²
    − 04.06.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Lower prices amid moderate demand

14.01.2019 − Order levels dwindled by the usual extent in December. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018

The French packaging paper market:
Pressure on corrugated case material prices in December

11.01.2019 − Prices had been trimmed for all grades, with the exception of semi-chemical fluting. » more
  • The German packaging paper market: Further mark-downs on the horizon for recycled CCM
    − 14.03.2019
  • Flood of containerboard investments continues on the European market
    − 06.12.2018
  • The German packaging paper market: Momentum fading for virgin fibre-based corrugated case material
    − 19.11.2018

New packaging legislation to take effect in Germany

10.01.2019 − By issuing the new law, Germany’s legislators plan to raise the country’s recycling rates substantially.» more

The German PET market:
Pre-Christmas revival amid yielding prices in November

07.01.2019 − An ongoing stoppage of two production lines was not impacting supply severely in December.» more
  • The German PET market: Relaxed supply situation amid unchanged January quotes
    − 28.02.2019
  • The German PET market: Prices calmer in October following significant upturn
    − 02.11.2018
  • The German PET market: High temperatures fuel demand amid difficult supply situation
    − 03.09.2018

The British cartonboard market:
Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll

20.12.2018 − The macroeconomic trend described by many EUWID sources was borne out by a report published by the British Chamber of Commerce.» more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019

The German commodity plastics market:
Varied assessments on polyolefin demand

17.12.2018 − Prices for polyethylene grades hardly moved at all; occasionally minor mark-downs were reported. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019

The Polish packaging paper market:
Turnaround for brown recycled containerboard

13.12.2018 − A long period of rising and then stable recycled corrugated case material prices came to an end in November. » more
  • The French packaging paper market: Growing price pressure on recycled CCM
    − 03.12.2018
  • The French packaging paper market: Not much of a recovery in September for recycled containerboard
    − 08.10.2018
  • The German recycled corrugated case material market: Producers welcome signs of slowing business
    − 15.05.2018

The German tinplate packaging market:
Price of upstream material set to rise further

10.12.2018 − Most annual talks for 2019 are however still underway.» more
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Long summer leaves its mark in many segments
    − 28.09.2018
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Hot spring weather fuels deliveries of crown caps
    − 25.06.2018

Flood of containerboard investments continues on the European market

06.12.2018 − For 2019 and 2020 new construction and rebuilding projects totalling around 4 million t in capacity have been announced. » more
  • The German packaging paper market: Further mark-downs on the horizon for recycled CCM
    − 14.03.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Pressure on corrugated case material prices in December
    − 11.01.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Momentum fading for virgin fibre-based corrugated case material
    − 19.11.2018

The French packaging paper market:
Growing price pressure on recycled CCM

03.12.2018 − Demand had not picked up as it usually does after the end of the summer holidays, according to respondents. » more
  • The Polish packaging paper market:Turnaround for brown recycled containerboard
    − 13.12.2018
  • The French packaging paper market: Not much of a recovery in September for recycled containerboard
    − 08.10.2018
  • The German recycled corrugated case material market: Producers welcome signs of slowing business
    − 15.05.2018

The German polyamide market:
PA 6 prices yield in October and November

29.11.2018 − Some producers had issues in securing the required upstream products.» more
  • The German polyamide market:Further mark-downs in December and January
    − 21.02.2019
  • The German polyamide market: Stable prices for PA 6 for packaging applications
    − 17.09.2018
  • The German polyamide market: Brisk demand for polyamide for packaging applications
    − 11.06.2018

The German aluminium packaging market:
Trend towards beverage cans continues

27.11.2018 − Deodorant sprays fail to benefit from the summer » more
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Retailers provide more space for beverage cans
    − 11.02.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Summer helps fill order books for beverage cans
    − 31.08.2018
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Positive development continues in May
    − 11.05.2018

The British cartonboard market:
First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board

23.11.2018 − Most market players were still at the negotiating table in the middle of November.» more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019

The German packaging paper market:
Momentum fading for virgin fibre-based corrugated case material

19.11.2018 − Nonetheless, prices for unbleached kraftliner are not expected to be eroded soon. » more
  • The British packaging paper market: Outcome of white-top kraftliner price talks still unclear
    − 02.10.2018
  • The German packaging paper market: Price talks for white-top kraftliner gain momentum
    − 24.09.2018
  • The French paper and board market: Calm business in many segments in August
    − 10.09.2018

Global market for aerosol packaging to grow by almost 3 percent per year until 2022

15.11.2018 − Euromonitor analyst highlighted the most important global trends at FEA’s Global Aerosol Event. » more
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Retailers provide more space for beverage cans
    − 11.02.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Trend towards beverage cans continues
    − 27.11.2018
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Summer helps fill order books for beverage cans
    − 31.08.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Demand still largely dampened in October

12.11.2018 − Deliveries only revived for polystyrene thanks to lower prices.» more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019

The German cartonboard market:
Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II

09.11.2018 − Tangible results are not expected before the middle or end of the month» more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019

Mixed reactions to outcome of EU Parliament vote on Single-Use Plastics Directive

05.11.2018 − Critical reactions came from the plastics and packaging industries. » more

The German PET market:
Prices calmer in October following significant upturn

02.11.2018 − PET has become more available in recent weeks after the supply bottlenecks of the summer. » more
  • The German PET market: Relaxed supply situation amid unchanged January quotes
    − 28.02.2019
  • The German PET market: Pre-Christmas revival amid yielding prices in November
    − 07.01.2019
  • The German PET market: High temperatures fuel demand amid difficult supply situation
    − 03.09.2018

The German plastic packaging market:
Summer weather favours crates and caps

31.10.2018 − Market participants supplying the beverage industry benefited the most from the long summer. » more
  • PCD: trend reversal back to glass packaging on the cards in the cosmetics industry
    − 25.02.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Rising lead times for suppliers of films and pouches
    − 24.01.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: High temperatures boost deliveries of beverage caps
    − 16.08.2018

The French cartonboard market:
More talks underway for GC board

25.10.2018 − In middle to late October some negotiations had already begun and some contracts had apparently already been signed with the new prices. » more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019

Global market for sack kraft paper and kraft paper still growing, but at a slower pace

22.10.2018 − British market research company Smithers Pira believes that the worldwide market will grow to around 21 million tonnes by 2023. » more
  • The German sack kraft paper market: Boom in prices knows no bounds
    − 21.01.2019
  • The German sack kraft paper market: Tight supply sends prices higher again
    − 16.07.2018
  • The German MG kraft paper market: Upward pressure on prices appears to remain strong
    − 23.04.2018

The Polish cartonboard market:
GC board producers plan to charge more

18.10.2018 − The entire sector is pulling together after a smaller company had initially sent out a notification in summer and one of the market leaders also got involved in late August. » more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019

The German steel sheet packaging market:
Slump in demand since middle of the third quarter

15.10.2018 − Drum producers would like to pass rising transport costs on to customers next year. » more

The German pallet market:
Price hikes in Central Europe brought to a standstill

12.10.2018 − In current contracts for major volumes, the prices reached by the middle/end of September have mostly been rolled over. » more
  • The German pallet market: Poorer forecasts for exports slowing demand in early 2019
    − 14.02.2019
  • The German pallet market: Higher logistics costs offloaded onto prices
    − 23.08.2018
  • The German pallet market: Manufacturers aiming to get market to accept more price increases in July/August
    − 02.07.2018

The French packaging paper market:
Not much of a recovery in September for recycled containerboard

08.10.2018 − The French market had started to pick up a little in September, but this came later than usual and not as expected.» more
  • The Polish packaging paper market:Turnaround for brown recycled containerboard
    − 13.12.2018
  • The French packaging paper market: Growing price pressure on recycled CCM
    − 03.12.2018
  • The German recycled corrugated case material market: Producers welcome signs of slowing business
    − 15.05.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Restrained deliveries in September

05.10.2018 − In terms of prices, the only marked changes were registered for PS.» more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019

The British packaging paper market:
Outcome of white-top kraftliner price talks still unclear

02.10.2018 − Manufacturers were not ruling out the possibility of a mark-up being split into two instalments.» more
  • The German packaging paper market: Momentum fading for virgin fibre-based corrugated case material
    − 19.11.2018
  • The German packaging paper market: Price talks for white-top kraftliner gain momentum
    − 24.09.2018
  • The French paper and board market: Calm business in many segments in August
    − 10.09.2018

The German tinplate packaging market:
Long summer leaves its mark in many segments

28.09.2018 − Great uncertainty over how tinplate prices would develop by January 1, 2019. » more
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Price of upstream material set to rise further
    − 10.12.2018
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Hot spring weather fuels deliveries of crown caps
    − 25.06.2018

The German packaging paper market:
Price talks for white-top kraftliner gain momentum

24.09.2018 − According to EUWID respondents, 1 October is the targeted date for the implementation of the pricing plans. » more
  • The German packaging paper market: Momentum fading for virgin fibre-based corrugated case material
    − 19.11.2018
  • The British packaging paper market: Outcome of white-top kraftliner price talks still unclear
    − 02.10.2018
  • The French paper and board market: Calm business in many segments in August
    − 10.09.2018

French metal packaging industry enjoyed significant boost to turnover in 2017

20.09.2018 − The industry recorded double digit increases on the domestic market and some minor gains for exports.» more
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Producers are busy passing on higher costs
    − 07.03.2019
  • US steel and aluminium tariffs take their toll on European metal packaging industry
    − 14.06.2018
  • The British aerosol packaging market: Brexit uncertainty dampens the mood
    − 18.03.2019

The German polyamide market:
Stable prices for PA 6 for packaging applications

17.09.2018 − With the exception of minor fluctuations, prices have not changed much since EUWID’s last market research. » more
  • The German polyamide market:Further mark-downs in December and January
    − 21.02.2019
  • The German polyamide market:PA 6 prices yield in October and November
    − 29.11.2018
  • The German polyamide market: Brisk demand for polyamide for packaging applications
    − 11.06.2018

The German waste plastics market:
Sluggish business with PE scrap film in August

13.09.2018 − Only good qualities such as 98/2 mixed commercial film were in demand.» more
  • The German waste plastics market: Noticeable uptick in uncertainty
    − 19.07.2018

The French paper and board market:
Calm business in many segments in August

10.09.2018 − Most prices stayed the same, with the next round of price talks on the horizon for a number of grades. » more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019

The German commodity plastics market:
Stable prices for polyolefins and PVC

06.09.2018 − Supply and demand for standard commodity plastics were on the whole balanced in August. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019

The German PET market:
High temperatures fuel demand amid difficult supply situation

03.09.2018 − As EUWID discovered, demand significantly exceeded supply in August.» more
  • The German PET market: Relaxed supply situation amid unchanged January quotes
    − 28.02.2019
  • The German PET market: Pre-Christmas revival amid yielding prices in November
    − 07.01.2019
  • The German PET market: Prices calmer in October following significant upturn
    − 02.11.2018

The German aluminium packaging market:
Summer helps fill order books for beverage cans

31.08.2018 − Suppliers of tubes and and aerosol cans were also satisfied with the market development. » more
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Retailers provide more space for beverage cans
    − 11.02.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Trend towards beverage cans continues
    − 27.11.2018
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Positive development continues in May
    − 11.05.2018

Italy’s corrugated board industry continues to increase production in 2017

27.08.2018 − After having already attained record figures in 2016, the Italian industry succeeded in further raising its output. » more
  • Growth rate on Germany’s corrugated board market lower than expected
    − 17.01.2019
  • The Polish corrugated board market: Board industry preparing for high-demand autumn and winter season
    − 17.08.2018
  • Corrugated board output in Spain crosses 5 billion m²
    − 04.06.2018

The German pallet market:
Higher logistics costs offloaded onto prices

23.08.2018 − Depending on the baseline and pallet assortment until the beginning of August manufacturers could raise pallet prices in new contracts. » more
  • The German pallet market: Poorer forecasts for exports slowing demand in early 2019
    − 14.02.2019
  • The German pallet market: Price hikes in Central Europe brought to a standstill
    − 12.10.2018
  • The German pallet market: Manufacturers aiming to get market to accept more price increases in July/August
    − 02.07.2018

The Polish corrugated board market:
Board industry preparing for high-demand autumn and winter season

17.08.2018 − Production of corrugated board and corrugated packaging in Poland is said to be at a decent level this summer.» more
  • Growth rate on Germany’s corrugated board market lower than expected
    − 17.01.2019
  • Italy’s corrugated board industry continues to increase production in 2017
    − 27.08.2018
  • Corrugated board output in Spain crosses 5 billion m²
    − 04.06.2018

The German plastic packaging market:
High temperatures boost deliveries of beverage caps

16.08.2018 − Most respondents gave positive assessments regarding the current situation on the market for plastic packaging. EUWID was told that demand for films and pouches was brisk.» more
  • PCD: trend reversal back to glass packaging on the cards in the cosmetics industry
    − 25.02.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Rising lead times for suppliers of films and pouches
    − 24.01.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Summer weather favours crates and caps
    − 31.10.2018

The British recovered paper market:
Exports to China further complicated

13.08.2018 − Experts in the recovered paper export trade to China report that business has been further complicated by more and more stringent CCIC inspections.» more
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices under pressure up until mid-January
    − 01.02.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Weaker supply in May causes prices to rise
    − 18.06.2018
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices plunged in March
    − 19.04.2018

Fillings of aerosol cans in Germany largely on a par with the previous year

09.08.2018 − In 2017, fillings of aerosol cans in Germany were largely stable compared to the previous year.» more

The German commodity plastics market:
Slight dip in demand for seasonal reasons

06.08.2018 − Demand for standard commodity plastics was a little softer in July for seasonal reasons, but cheaper polystyrene quotes have resulted in a minor upturn in volumes for this resin.» more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019

The French packaging paper market:
New price round for white-top kraftliner

03.08.2018 − The price announcements did not apply to brown kraftliner. » more
  • The German packaging paper market: Momentum fading for virgin fibre-based corrugated case material
    − 19.11.2018
  • The British packaging paper market: Outcome of white-top kraftliner price talks still unclear
    − 02.10.2018
  • The German packaging paper market: Price talks for white-top kraftliner gain momentum
    − 24.09.2018

The German cores and coreboard market:
No price hike to coreboard despite poor supply

30.07.2018 − The state of affairs on the market had not altered much by the end of the second quarter compared with months past.» more

Brussels has not made much progress in regulating printing inks

26.07.2018 − While the EU still lacks a regulation governing food contact materials, China plans to introduce its own printing ink legislation this year.» more

The British aerosol packaging market:
Slight dip in demand for aluminium cans

23.07.2018 − The unusual heatwave is fueling additional demand for deodorants and body sprays. » more
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Retailers provide more space for beverage cans
    − 11.02.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Trend towards beverage cans continues
    − 27.11.2018
  • Global market for aerosol packaging to grow by almost 3 percent per year until 2022
    − 15.11.2018

The German waste plastics market:
Noticeable uptick in uncertainty

19.07.2018 − Sellers are desperately looking for sales opportunities in European countries. » more
  • The German waste plastics market: Sluggish business with PE scrap film in August
    − 13.09.2018

The German sack kraft paper market:
Tight supply sends prices higher again

16.07.2018 − EUWID sources in Germany are describing an “unprecedented shortage” on the market. » more
  • The German sack kraft paper market: Boom in prices knows no bounds
    − 21.01.2019
  • Global market for sack kraft paper and kraft paper still growing, but at a slower pace
    − 22.10.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Mark-ups in June amid sufficient supply

12.07.2018 − As EUWID discovered, suppliers were striving for considerably greater mark-ups but these had failed to go through as desired. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019

The European Label Forum:
Demand for self-adhesive label materials grew by about five percent in 2017

09.07.2018 − FINAT expects rise of more than 7.5bn sqm by mid-2018.» more

The French cartonboard market:
GC manufacturers facing mounting pressure from costs

05.07.2018 − Most producers are pleased with demand, EUWID was told.» more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019

The German pallet market:
Manufacturers aiming to get market to accept more price increases in July/August

02.07.2018 − As EUWID discovered pallet prices in June have not changed compared to the previous month. » more
  • The German pallet market: Poorer forecasts for exports slowing demand in early 2019
    − 14.02.2019
  • The German pallet market: Price hikes in Central Europe brought to a standstill
    − 12.10.2018
  • The German pallet market: Higher logistics costs offloaded onto prices
    − 23.08.2018

The German PET market:
Limited supply and brisk seasonal demand push prices up

28.06.2018 − Manufacturers of preforms and bottles can not satisfy their demand and are therefore unable to supply their customers sufficiently. » more
  • The German PET market: Relaxed supply situation amid unchanged January quotes
    − 28.02.2019
  • The German PET market: Pre-Christmas revival amid yielding prices in November
    − 07.01.2019
  • The German PET market: Prices calmer in October following significant upturn
    − 02.11.2018

The German tinplate packaging market:
Hot spring weather fuels deliveries of crown caps

25.06.2018 − Passing on the rising tinplate prices was a particularly protracted affair this time round. » more
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Price of upstream material set to rise further
    − 10.12.2018
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Long summer leaves its mark in many segments
    − 28.09.2018

The German kraftliner market:
Brown kraftliner prices remaining stable

22.06.2018 − More abundant supply had no impact on pricing since EUWID sources still see no signs of any surplus capacity on the market.» more
  • The German packaging paper market: Momentum fading for virgin fibre-based corrugated case material
    − 19.11.2018
  • The British packaging paper market: Outcome of white-top kraftliner price talks still unclear
    − 02.10.2018
  • The German packaging paper market: Price talks for white-top kraftliner gain momentum
    − 24.09.2018

The French recovered paper market:
Weaker supply in May causes prices to rise

18.06.2018 − Logistical difficulties and renewed turbulence on the Chinese export market led to price increases for several grades. » more
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices under pressure up until mid-January
    − 01.02.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Exports to China further complicated
    − 13.08.2018
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices plunged in March
    − 19.04.2018

US steel and aluminium tariffs take their toll on European metal packaging industry

14.06.2018 − The trade dispute between the US and EU will impact upon the international and European metal industry and consequently on the suppliers of metal packaging, too. » more
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Producers are busy passing on higher costs
    − 07.03.2019
  • French metal packaging industry enjoyed significant boost to turnover in 2017
    − 20.09.2018
  • The British aerosol packaging market: Brexit uncertainty dampens the mood
    − 18.03.2019

The German polyamide market:
Brisk demand for polyamide for packaging applications

11.06.2018 − Compared to EUWID’s last market report in March, the plastic has either remained constant or yielded a little. » more
  • The German polyamide market:Further mark-downs in December and January
    − 21.02.2019
  • The German polyamide market:PA 6 prices yield in October and November
    − 29.11.2018
  • The German polyamide market: Stable prices for PA 6 for packaging applications
    − 17.09.2018

The Polish cartonboard market:
Demand for GD board worsens from month to month

08.06.2018 − Suppliers of virgin-fibre cartonboard were satisfied with demand in Poland in April and May.» more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019

Corrugated board output in Spain crosses 5 billion m²

04.06.2018 − According to the Spanish industry association AFCO output grew by 5% compared with 2016.» more
  • Growth rate on Germany’s corrugated board market lower than expected
    − 17.01.2019
  • Italy’s corrugated board industry continues to increase production in 2017
    − 27.08.2018
  • The Polish corrugated board market: Board industry preparing for high-demand autumn and winter season
    − 17.08.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Suppliers strive to pass on costs in May

31.05.2018 − Increased contract quotes for ethylene and propylene did not necessarily impact on PE and PP.» more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019

The German plastic packaging market:
Cosmetics boost deliveries of tubes and caps

28.05.2018 − Most suppliers of plastic packaging interviewed at the beginning of May gave a positive assessment of the market situation.» more
  • PCD: trend reversal back to glass packaging on the cards in the cosmetics industry
    − 25.02.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Rising lead times for suppliers of films and pouches
    − 24.01.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Summer weather favours crates and caps
    − 31.10.2018

The British cartonboard market:
Demand in May rather weak to disappointing

25.05.2018 − One reason for this is slower demand from end customers, which was also encountered by British merchants. » more
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019
  • The French cartonboard market: GC prices up in January
    − 07.02.2019

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

22.05.2018 − It seems that many buyers are giving greater priority to a dependable supply rather than to price.» more
  • The German pallet market: Poorer forecasts for exports slowing demand in early 2019
    − 14.02.2019
  • The German pallet market: Price hikes in Central Europe brought to a standstill
    − 12.10.2018
  • The German pallet market: Higher logistics costs offloaded onto prices
    − 23.08.2018

2017 was a record year for the British aerosol industry

17.05.2018 − According to BAMA more aerosols were manufactured in the UK last year than ever before.» more
  • The British aerosol packaging market: Brexit uncertainty dampens the mood
    − 18.03.2019
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Producers are busy passing on higher costs
    − 07.03.2019
  • French metal packaging industry enjoyed significant boost to turnover in 2017
    − 20.09.2018

The German recycled corrugated case material market:
Producers welcome signs of slowing business

15.05.2018 − Overtime can be reduced and necessary work on the machines can now be carried out.» more
  • The Polish packaging paper market:Turnaround for brown recycled containerboard
    − 13.12.2018
  • The French packaging paper market: Growing price pressure on recycled CCM
    − 03.12.2018
  • The French packaging paper market: Not much of a recovery in September for recycled containerboard
    − 08.10.2018

The German aluminium packaging market:
Positive development continues in May

11.05.2018 − Producers of tubes, beverage cans and aerosol cans express their satisfaction over operating rates. » more
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Retailers provide more space for beverage cans
    − 11.02.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Trend towards beverage cans continues
    − 27.11.2018
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Summer helps fill order books for beverage cans
    − 31.08.2018

The French containerboard market:
Quotes for brown recycled corrugated case material have stabilised

07.05.2018 − Paper makers do not have any plans for further hikes.» more
  • The German packaging paper market: Further mark-downs on the horizon for recycled CCM
    − 14.03.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Pressure on corrugated case material prices in December
    − 11.01.2019
  • Flood of containerboard investments continues on the European market
    − 06.12.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Prices for several grades under pressure

03.05.2018 − PE and PP prices remained stable – at best – despite the upstream product hikes. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019

The German glass packaging market:
True fruits et al driving growth in the juice segment

30.04.2018 − In 2017, total deliveries of container glass rose by 1.9% to 4.2m t, according to Aktionsforum Glasverpackung. » more
  • PCD: trend reversal back to glass packaging on the cards in the cosmetics industry
    − 25.02.2019

The German PET market:
Prices continued to rise in March and April

27.04.2018 − As producers stated, demand was excellent in all European regions. » more
  • The German PET market: Relaxed supply situation amid unchanged January quotes
    − 28.02.2019
  • The German PET market: Pre-Christmas revival amid yielding prices in November
    − 07.01.2019
  • The German PET market: Prices calmer in October following significant upturn
    − 02.11.2018

The German MG kraft paper market:
Upward pressure on prices appears to remain strong

23.04.2018 − Demand for brown and bleached kraft paper for bags remains brisk, according to EUWID sources. » more

The Polish recovered paper market:
Prices plunged in March

19.04.2018 − This was the first significant change since November following three months when prices were left largely untouched.» more
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices under pressure up until mid-January
    − 01.02.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Exports to China further complicated
    − 13.08.2018
  • The French recovered paper market: Weaker supply in May causes prices to rise
    − 18.06.2018

The German polyamide market:
Supply and demand balanced

16.04.2018 − Prices have not changed much since EUWID’s last market research in January. » more
  • The German polyamide market:Further mark-downs in December and January
    − 21.02.2019
  • The German polyamide market:PA 6 prices yield in October and November
    − 29.11.2018
  • The German polyamide market: Stable prices for PA 6 for packaging applications
    − 17.09.2018

England plans to introduce bottle deposit scheme

12.04.2018 − It is currently intended to include all types of single use drinks packaging - whether plastic, glass or metal. » more

The French recovered paper market:
Ample supply sends prices for ordinary grades lower

09.04.2018 − Many market players think that rock bottom has now been reached. » more
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices under pressure up until mid-January
    − 01.02.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Exports to China further complicated
    − 13.08.2018
  • The French recovered paper market: Weaker supply in May causes prices to rise
    − 18.06.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Rebates for PE and PP in March

05.04.2018 − Standard commodity plastics were readily available throughout March. EUWID discovered that LDPE volumes were among the largest on offer. The limitations on PP have eased in the meantime. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polyolefin prices heading further south
    − 04.02.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019