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: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Restrained deliveries in September
    − 05.10.2018

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
  • 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
  • Corrugated board output in Spain crosses 5 billion m²
    − 04.06.2018

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: 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 German PET market: Limited supply and brisk seasonal demand push prices up
    − 28.06.2018

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: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018
  • The French cartonboard market: More talks underway for GC board
    − 25.10.2018

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: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Restrained deliveries in September
    − 05.10.2018

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 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
  • Corrugated board output in Spain crosses 5 billion m²
    − 04.06.2018

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: 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 polyamide market: Supply and demand balanced
    − 16.04.2018

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: 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 German aluminium packaging market: Suppliers start 2018 with full order books again
    − 19.02.2018

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: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018
  • The French cartonboard market: More talks underway for GC board
    − 25.10.2018

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: 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 British aerosol packaging market: Slight dip in demand for aluminium cans
    − 23.07.2018

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: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Restrained deliveries in September
    − 05.10.2018

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: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The British cartonboard market: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The French cartonboard market: More talks underway for GC board
    − 25.10.2018

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: 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 PET market: Limited supply and brisk seasonal demand push prices up
    − 28.06.2018

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
  • The German plastic packaging market: High temperatures boost deliveries of beverage caps
    − 16.08.2018
  • The German plastic packaging market: Cosmetics boost deliveries of tubes and caps
    − 28.05.2018
  • The German plastic packaging market: Suppliers planning numerous investments
    − 12.02.2018

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: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The British cartonboard market: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018

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: 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: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The British cartonboard market: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018

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 steel sheet packaging market: High operating rates continue in 2018
    − 03.04.2018

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: 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 pallet market: Prices continued to rise at the beginning of Q2
    − 22.05.2018

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: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018

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
  • 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 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: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 polyamide market: Supply and demand balanced
    − 16.04.2018

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: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The British cartonboard market: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018

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: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018

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: 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: Limited supply and brisk seasonal demand push prices up
    − 28.06.2018

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: Trend towards beverage cans continues
    − 27.11.2018
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Positive development continues in May
    − 11.05.2018
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Suppliers start 2018 with full order books again
    − 19.02.2018

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
  • 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: 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 German pallet market: Prices continued to rise at the beginning of Q2
    − 22.05.2018

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
  • 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
  • The German plastic packaging market: Summer weather favours crates and caps
    − 31.10.2018
  • The German plastic packaging market: Cosmetics boost deliveries of tubes and caps
    − 28.05.2018
  • The German plastic packaging market: Suppliers planning numerous investments
    − 12.02.2018

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 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
  • The French recovered paper market: Ample supply sends prices for ordinary grades lower
    − 09.04.2018

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: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018

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: 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 aluminium packaging market: Summer helps fill order books for beverage cans
    − 31.08.2018

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
  • 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: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018

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: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The British cartonboard market: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018

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: 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: Prices continued to rise at the beginning of Q2
    − 22.05.2018

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: 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

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: Exports to China further complicated
    − 13.08.2018
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices plunged in March
    − 19.04.2018
  • The French recovered paper market: Ample supply sends prices for ordinary grades lower
    − 09.04.2018

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
  • French metal packaging industry enjoyed significant boost to turnover in 2017
    − 20.09.2018
  • 2017 was a record year for the British aerosol industry
    − 17.05.2018

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: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: Supply and demand balanced
    − 16.04.2018

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: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The British cartonboard market: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018

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
  • 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 French packaging paper market: Pressure on corrugated case material prices in December
    − 11.01.2019

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: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018

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
  • 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 plastic packaging market: Suppliers planning numerous investments
    − 12.02.2018

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: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The British cartonboard market: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018

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: 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

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
  • 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 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: 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: Suppliers start 2018 with full order books again
    − 19.02.2018

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 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:
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: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018

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

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: 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

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: 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 French recovered paper market: Ample supply sends prices for ordinary grades lower
    − 09.04.2018

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: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

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: 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

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: Lower prices amid moderate demand
    − 14.01.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Varied assessments on polyolefin demand
    − 17.12.2018
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018

The German steel sheet packaging market:
High operating rates continue in 2018

03.04.2018 − Suppliers of steel drums in Germany saw brisk demand in 2017, with volumes and occasionally turnover increasing. The good operating rates mostly continued in the first weeks of 2018.» more
  • The German steel sheet packaging market: Slump in demand since middle of the third quarter
    − 15.10.2018

The German pallet market:
Heavy demand remains undiminished

28.03.2018 − No signs of weakening in March as the first quarter draws to a close.» 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

Aluminium foil deliveries from Europe up in 2017

26.03.2018 − Overall deliveries for the full twelve-month period were even higher than pre-crisis levels for the second year running. » more

The British corrugated case material market:
Slight slump in demand

22.03.2018 − Price hikes currently in progress for corrugated sheets and packaging might play a role. » 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 British aerosol packaging market:
High demand for aluminium cans in 2017

19.03.2018 − Passing on the mark-ups in the tinplate segment still ongoing. » more
  • 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 aluminium packaging market: Summer helps fill order books for beverage cans
    − 31.08.2018

Still no end in sight to investment flurry in corrugated case material

15.03.2018 − Most additions relate to lightweight paper.» 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 kraftliner market:
Buyers report fewer problems with procurement

12.03.2018 − Sellers succeeded in raising their prices in February, but not to the full extent they wanted.» 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 commodity plastics market:
Minor and pronounced mark-ups in February

08.03.2018 − PP achieved significant hikes and the most pronounced were registered for PS. » more
  • 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 commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018

The German tinplate packaging market:
Passing on higher prices seems far from easy

05.03.2018 − Achievements often fell short of the original targets, suppliers of tinplate packaging told EUWID. » 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 tinplate packaging market: Hot spring weather fuels deliveries of crown caps
    − 25.06.2018

Europac warns against oversupply, falling RCP prices

01.03.2018 − Excess supply is already becoming a problem and long-term solutions will be needed.» 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

The British corrugated case material market:
Strong demand drives prices up

26.02.2018 − All types of recycled containerboard are more expensive than they were in December. » 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 PET market:
Prices rise in January and February amid brisk demand

22.02.2018 − At the beginning of February, the available volumes in Europe were a little limited. » 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

The German aluminium packaging market:
Suppliers start 2018 with full order books again

19.02.2018 − Manufacturers of tubes, beverage and aerosol cans made of aluminium started well into the new year. » 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 Polish paper and board market:
Booming demand in many segments

16.02.2018 − January started off with many paper and board manufacturers, printers and packaging producers working at full steam. » more
  • The British cartonboard market: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The British cartonboard market: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018

The German plastic packaging market:
Suppliers planning numerous investments

12.02.2018 − The year has started well for several producers of plastic packaging. » more
  • 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 plastic packaging market: Cosmetics boost deliveries of tubes and caps
    − 28.05.2018

The German pallet market:
Further increases in manufacturers’ selling prices

08.02.2018 − Establishing higher prices continues to be assisted by suppliers’ very good capacity utilisation levels.» 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 French cartonboard market:
First price hikes for GC board in January

05.02.2018 − The negotiating parties agreed on increases which vary widely in part.» more
  • The British cartonboard market: Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit taking its toll
    − 20.12.2018
  • The British cartonboard market: First deals featuring higher prices brokered for GC board
    − 23.11.2018
  • The German cartonboard market: Buyers and sellers enter negotiations about GC II
    − 09.11.2018

The German commodity plastics market:
Supply and demand balanced in January

01.02.2018 − Most EUWID respondents report solid order levels.» more
  • 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 commodity plastics market: Demand still largely dampened in October
    − 12.11.2018

The British recovered paper market:
Low demand and high collection volumes lead to falling prices

29.01.2018 − Collection volumes in mid-January were higher than most EUWID respondents had expected. » 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

Pet food packaging: industry benefiting from growing humanisation of animals

25.01.2018 − Premiumisation is creating new requirements and options to raise profile, according to EUWID research.» more