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
  • 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
  • The Polish packaging paper market:Price hikes for CCM announced
    − 11.06.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices lower again
    − 03.06.2019
  • Spain’s corrugated board output rises again in 2018
    − 20.05.2019

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
  • The German packaging paper market: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices lower again
    − 03.06.2019
  • Spain’s corrugated board output rises again in 2018
    − 20.05.2019

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: 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 commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019

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
  • 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
  • Spain’s corrugated board output rises again in 2018
    − 20.05.2019

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
  • 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
  • Spain’s corrugated board output rises again in 2018
    − 20.05.2019

“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: 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

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
  • 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 French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices lower again
    − 03.06.2019

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 used disposable PET bottles market: March turned out as broadly stable
    − 23.04.2019
  • 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 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: 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 German commodity plastics market: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019

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
  • 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 waste plastics market: Noticeable uptick in uncertainty
    − 19.07.2018

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
  • 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 French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices lower again
    − 03.06.2019

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: 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 waste plastics market: Noticeable uptick in uncertainty
    − 19.07.2018

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: 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: Polyolefins and PVC with constant prices
    − 11.03.2019

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
  • 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 French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices lower again
    − 03.06.2019

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: 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 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: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • 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 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: 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
  • The German PET market: Pre-Christmas revival amid yielding prices in November
    − 07.01.2019

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
  • 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 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: 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: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019
  • 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 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: 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: 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:
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: 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 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
  • 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: 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 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: Kraftliner prices continue to recede in May
    − 14.06.2019
  • The Polish packaging paper market:Price hikes for CCM announced
    − 11.06.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices lower again
    − 03.06.2019

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: 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
  • The German PET market: Relaxed supply situation amid unchanged January quotes
    − 28.02.2019

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: 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:
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: 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 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
  • 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 French packaging paper market: Corrugated case material prices lower again
    − 03.06.2019

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: 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 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: 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 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: 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

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: 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
  • The German PET market: Relaxed supply situation amid unchanged January quotes
    − 28.02.2019

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: 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

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: 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 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 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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:
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: 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 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: 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
  • The German PET market: Relaxed supply situation amid unchanged January quotes
    − 28.02.2019

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
  • 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: 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

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: 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 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 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 waste plastics market:
Noticeable uptick in uncertainty

19.07.2018 − Sellers are desperately looking for sales opportunities in European countries. » 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

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
  • 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 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: 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 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: 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 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