Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe

15.07.2019 − Italy‘s corrugated board and packaging industry has been reporting a steady increase in production and shipments for a few years now. » 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 French packaging paper market:
Corrugated case material prices more stable

11.07.2019 − Prices of recycled corrugated case material stabilised in many cases in June, kraftliner prices were also more stable. » more
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019
  • The Polish packaging paper market:Price hikes for CCM announced
    − 11.06.2019

The British cartonboard market:
Talks about general price cuts in July or August

08.07.2019 − After a temporary high with good demand in May, the UK cartonboard market became much quieter again in June. » more
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • 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 German commodity plastics market:
Polystyrene price plummets in June

05.07.2019 − In June, demand was very soft for all commodities plastics with the exception of polystyrene.» more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: All grades with mark-ups in March
    − 01.04.2019

The German pallet market:
Stable production coinciding with slight reduction in demand

01.07.2019 − The rather slack demand on the central European markets in the early months of this year still existed at the end of June. » 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:
Prices under growing pressure as demand slows

27.06.2019 − Market participants report mark-downs for the months of April/May. » more
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019
  • The German PET market: Converters boast full raw material inventories at the start of the season
    − 09.05.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: March turned out as broadly stable
    − 23.04.2019

Market for glass packaging: shortages, long delivery periods and rising prices

24.06.2019 − Brisk demand for glass packaging and new furnaces will persist » more
  • Deliveries of glass packaging in Germany with renewed increase in 2018
    − 17.06.2019
  • PCD: trend reversal back to glass packaging on the cards in the cosmetics industry
    − 25.02.2019

The German used disposable PET bottles market:
PET recyclers struggling with sales problems

21.06.2019 − Without exception, recyclers and their suppliers described the situation as difficult in May. » more
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: March turned out as broadly stable
    − 23.04.2019
  • Strong support for Directive on Single-Use Plastics in EP
    − 08.04.2019
  • The German waste plastics market: Sluggish business with PE scrap film in August
    − 13.09.2018

Deliveries of glass packaging in Germany with renewed increase in 2018

17.06.2019 − According to Aktionsforum Glasverpackung deliveries of container glass rose by 1.3%. » more
  • Market for glass packaging: shortages, long delivery periods and rising prices
    − 24.06.2019
  • PCD: trend reversal back to glass packaging on the cards in the cosmetics industry
    − 25.02.2019

The German packaging paper market:
Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May

14.06.2019 − Converters were quite surprised by an announcement of a price hike with effect from 1 July. » more
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices more stable
    − 11.07.2019
  • The Polish packaging paper market:Price hikes for CCM announced
    − 11.06.2019

The Polish packaging paper market:
Price hikes for CCM announced

11.06.2019 − Until the end of May, the Polish market for brown corrugated case material continued to experience excess supply and declining prices. » more
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices more stable
    − 11.07.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019

The German commodity plastics market:
Demand still a little reticent in May

06.06.2019 − Demand for standard commodity plastics eased further in mid-May compared to April. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: All grades with mark-ups in March
    − 01.04.2019

The French packaging paper market:
Corrugated case material prices lower again

03.06.2019 − Abundant supply coincided with limited demand and is keeping prices under pressure. » more
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices more stable
    − 11.07.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019

Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded

31.05.2019 − The EC has communicated the administrative closure of its investigation which began in 2016. » more
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019
  • The Polish packaging paper market:Price hikes for CCM announced
    − 11.06.2019

“The common plastic drinking straw has mutated into the main villain of history”

29.05.2019 − Industry is floating alternatives fast / benefits for the adhesives industry » more
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019
  • Strong support for Directive on Single-Use Plastics in EP
    − 08.04.2019
  • PTS conference: “Printing ink regulation must not disappear into a drawer again“
    − 21.03.2019

The German tinplate packaging market:
Good operating rates in many industry segments

27.05.2019 − Passing on tinplate price hikes failed to meet expectations. » 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 British cartonboard market:
Mounting pressure on prices

23.05.2019 − The atmosphere on the British cartonboard market was muted in mid-May. » more
  • The British cartonboard market: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • 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

Spain’s corrugated board output rises again in 2018

20.05.2019 − According to AFCO, in terms of production figures Spain came fourth once again in 2018 after Germany, Italy and France. » more
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices more stable
    − 11.07.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019

The German polyamide market:
Solid demand for PA 6 for packaging applications in April

16.05.2019 − At the end of April, the market presented a similar picture to the beginning of February. » 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 German lightweight kraft paper market:
Demand has calmed down

13.05.2019 − The situation on the market for lightweight kraft paper of up to 40 g seems to have further calmed down at the end of April. » more
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019

The German PET market:
Converters boast full raw material inventories at the start of the season

09.05.2019 − PET had been readily available in April, according to respondents.» more
  • The German PET market: Prices under growing pressure as demand slows
    − 27.06.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: March turned out as broadly stable
    − 23.04.2019

The British recovered paper market:
Prices continued to recede in April

06.05.2019 − Recovered paper prices in the UK fall despite dwindling collections.» more
  • The French recovered paper market: Another round of price cuts for ordinary grades
    − 25.04.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices for a few grades remain under downward pressure
    − 28.03.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices under pressure up until mid-January
    − 01.02.2019

The German label paper market:
Satisfactory workloads for manufacturers in Q1

02.05.2019 − Label paper manufacturers were by and large pleased with demand in the first quarter. » more

The German commodity plastics market:
Prices continue to rise markedly in April

29.04.2019 − All commodities saw price hikes in the month of April. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: All grades with mark-ups in March
    − 01.04.2019

The French recovered paper market:
Another round of price cuts for ordinary grades

25.04.2019 − Old corrugated containers were especially hard hit.» more
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices continued to recede in April
    − 06.05.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices for a few grades remain under downward pressure
    − 28.03.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices under pressure up until mid-January
    − 01.02.2019

The German used disposable PET bottles market:
March turned out as broadly stable

23.04.2019 − Coloured and clear flakes and, above all, regranulate for making bottles remained highly sought-after. » more
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019
  • Strong support for Directive on Single-Use Plastics in EP
    − 08.04.2019
  • The German waste plastics market: Sluggish business with PE scrap film in August
    − 13.09.2018

The German sack kraft paper market:
Prices rose again in the first quarter

18.04.2019 − Prices increased again in the first three months, albeit not by producers’ original goal.» more
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019
  • 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 aluminium packaging market:
Good start into 2019 for beverage cans

15.04.2019 − Debate on substituting plastic packaging still seems to boost the market for aluminium tubes. » 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
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Retailers provide more space for beverage cans
    − 11.02.2019

The Polish packaging paper market:
Price slide for all containerboard grades

12.04.2019 − So far this year, prices for brown testliner and kraftliner have fallen every month. » more
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices more stable
    − 11.07.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019

Strong support for Directive on Single-Use Plastics in EP

08.04.2019 − The next and final step necessary for the new Directive to be officially adopted is approval from the European Council. » more
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: March turned out as broadly stable
    − 23.04.2019
  • The German waste plastics market: Sluggish business with PE scrap film in August
    − 13.09.2018

The German steel sheet packaging market:
Disappointing fourth quarter dampens full year 2018

04.04.2019 − In contrast, the current year started well for most producers interviewed by EUWID. » more
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019

The German commodity plastics market:
All grades with mark-ups in March

01.04.2019 − Demand varied markedly for PE and PP but was rather lively for PS. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019

The British recovered paper market:
Prices for a few grades remain under downward pressure

28.03.2019 − The majority of the UK’s paper mills had full inventories and were not buying much. » more
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices continued to recede in April
    − 06.05.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Another round of price cuts for ordinary grades
    − 25.04.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices under pressure up until mid-January
    − 01.02.2019

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
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019
  • “The common plastic drinking straw has mutated into the main villain of history”
    − 29.05.2019
  • Strong support for Directive on Single-Use Plastics in EP
    − 08.04.2019

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
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Good start into 2019 for beverage cans
    − 15.04.2019
  • French metal packaging industry enjoyed significant boost to turnover in 2017
    − 20.09.2018
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Good operating rates in many industry segments
    − 27.05.2019

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
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices more stable
    − 11.07.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019

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: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019

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 German tinplate packaging market: Good operating rates in many industry segments
    − 27.05.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Good start into 2019 for beverage cans
    − 15.04.2019
  • The British aerosol packaging market: Brexit uncertainty dampens the mood
    − 18.03.2019

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 British cartonboard market: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • The Polish cartonboard market:GC board prices are pointing higher
    − 18.02.2019

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: Prices under growing pressure as demand slows
    − 27.06.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019
  • The German PET market: Converters boast full raw material inventories at the start of the season
    − 09.05.2019

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
  • Market for glass packaging: shortages, long delivery periods and rising prices
    − 24.06.2019
  • Deliveries of glass packaging in Germany with renewed increase in 2018
    − 17.06.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Rising lead times for suppliers of films and pouches
    − 24.01.2019

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: Solid demand for PA 6 for packaging applications in April
    − 16.05.2019
  • 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:
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: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019

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: Stable production coinciding with slight reduction in demand
    − 01.07.2019
  • 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 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: Good start into 2019 for beverage cans
    − 15.04.2019

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: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019

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: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019

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: Prices continued to recede in April
    − 06.05.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Another round of price cuts for ordinary grades
    − 25.04.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices for a few grades remain under downward pressure
    − 28.03.2019

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
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019
  • The German sack kraft paper market: Prices rose again in the first quarter
    − 18.04.2019
  • Global market for sack kraft paper and kraft paper still growing, but at a slower pace
    − 22.10.2018

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
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • 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:
Lower prices amid moderate demand

14.01.2019 − Order levels dwindled by the usual extent in December. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019

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
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices more stable
    − 11.07.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019

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
  • Strong support for Directive on Single-Use Plastics in EP
    − 08.04.2019

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 under growing pressure as demand slows
    − 27.06.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019
  • The German PET market: Converters boast full raw material inventories at the start of the season
    − 09.05.2019

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: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019

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: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019

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 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

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
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices more stable
    − 11.07.2019
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019

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 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: Solid demand for PA 6 for packaging applications in April
    − 16.05.2019
  • 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 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: Good start into 2019 for beverage cans
    − 15.04.2019

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: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019

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 tinplate packaging market: Good operating rates in many industry segments
    − 27.05.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Good start into 2019 for beverage cans
    − 15.04.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Retailers provide more space for beverage cans
    − 11.02.2019

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: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019

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: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019

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: Prices under growing pressure as demand slows
    − 27.06.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019
  • The German PET market: Converters boast full raw material inventories at the start of the season
    − 09.05.2019

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: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019

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
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019
  • The German sack kraft paper market: Prices rose again in the first quarter
    − 18.04.2019
  • The German sack kraft paper market: Boom in prices knows no bounds
    − 21.01.2019

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: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019

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: Stable production coinciding with slight reduction in demand
    − 01.07.2019
  • 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 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 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: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019

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 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: Good operating rates in many industry segments
    − 27.05.2019
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Producers are busy passing on higher costs
    − 07.03.2019
  • 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: Solid demand for PA 6 for packaging applications in April
    − 16.05.2019
  • 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 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 used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: March turned out as broadly stable
    − 23.04.2019
  • Strong support for Directive on Single-Use Plastics in EP
    − 08.04.2019

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: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Some suppliers want to pass on extra Brexit costs
    − 04.03.2019

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: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019

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: Prices under growing pressure as demand slows
    − 27.06.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019
  • The German PET market: Converters boast full raw material inventories at the start of the season
    − 09.05.2019

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: Good start into 2019 for beverage cans
    − 15.04.2019

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
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • 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

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: Stable production coinciding with slight reduction in demand
    − 01.07.2019
  • 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 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
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019
  • 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 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 continued to recede in April
    − 06.05.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Another round of price cuts for ordinary grades
    − 25.04.2019
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices for a few grades remain under downward pressure
    − 28.03.2019

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: Polystyrene price plummets in June
    − 05.07.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still a little reticent in May
    − 06.06.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Prices continue to rise markedly in April
    − 29.04.2019

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