The French packaging paper market:
Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede

05.12.2019 − In November prices of recycled as well as virgin-fibre corrugated case material were on a downtrend. » more
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019
  • Surplus CCM capacity stemming the tide of investments in Europe
    − 26.08.2019

Fillings of aerosol cans in Europe yield for the first time since 2013

02.12.2019 − Last year, a total of 5.576bn aerosol cans were produced in Europe, according to the European aerosol industry federation.» more
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Most converters anticipate stable tinplate prices
    − 14.11.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Sound demand for beverage cans in Q3
    − 28.10.2019
  • Production of aluminium aerosol cans in decline
    − 23.09.2019

The German pallet market:
Further slackening in demand since the beginning of October

28.11.2019 − Suppliers believe demand is slightly lower than in the previous quarter, which had been satisfactory in terms of volumes. » more
  • The German pallet market: Buyers planning purchases more cautiously
    − 11.10.2019
  • The German pallet market: Decay in prices continued undiminished in July
    − 08.08.2019
  • The German pallet market: Stable production coinciding with slight reduction in demand
    − 01.07.2019

The British recovered paper market:
Prices continue on a downhill path

25.11.2019 − The mood on the British recovered paper market was even gloomier than the weather in November. » more

The German waste plastics market:
Business remains tough for recyclers

21.11.2019 − Plastics recycling is under pressure amidst mediocre to weak demand in many sectors in Germany. » more
  • The German waste plastics market: Weaker demand and widespread price pressure in August
    − 19.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019

Germany moves towards ban on lightweight plastic carrier bags

18.11.2019 − The ban would also apply to carrier bags made of bio-based and biodegradable plastics. » more
  • The German plastic packaging market: Some significant volume losses in the third quarter
    − 04.11.2019
  • More than 100 players sign up to join the EU’s Circular Plastics Alliance
    − 24.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

The German tinplate packaging market:
Most converters anticipate stable tinplate prices

14.11.2019 − However, one tinplate supplier envisages mark-ups as of 1 January 2020.» more
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Weakening in certain segments in Q3
    − 29.08.2019
  • Fillings of aerosol cans in France increase slightly in 2018
    − 19.07.2019
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Good operating rates in many industry segments
    − 27.05.2019

The German PET market:
Demand softens, contract prices continue to yield

11.11.2019 − The yielding demand was customary and owed to the season. » more
  • The German PET market: Weather, excess supply and yielding prices for upstream materials set the tone
    − 06.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019
  • The German PET market: Prices under growing pressure as demand slows
    − 27.06.2019

The British recovered paper market:
Prices feel the pinch in October

08.11.2019 − Just a few grades managed to escape a downhill trend.» more
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices falling despite a balanced market
    − 14.10.2019
  • The German recovered paper market: Supply glut causes prices to slide
    − 26.09.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

The German plastic packaging market:
Some significant volume losses in the third quarter

04.11.2019 − The fourth quarter in contrast saw order levels pick up in numerous segments. » more
  • Germany moves towards ban on lightweight plastic carrier bags
    − 18.11.2019
  • More than 100 players sign up to join the EU’s Circular Plastics Alliance
    − 24.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

The German commodity plastics market:
Demand still calm amid abundant supply in October

31.10.2019 − Converters were uncertain over future economic developments and reducing their inventories accordingly.» more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe slump in prices in July
    − 05.08.2019

The German aluminium packaging market:
Sound demand for beverage cans in Q3

28.10.2019 − Respondents from the tube and aerosol industry gave a more cautious assessment.» more
  • Production of aluminium aerosol cans in decline
    − 23.09.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Ups and downs for tubes in the first half year
    − 22.07.2019
  • Fillings of aerosol cans in France increase slightly in 2018
    − 19.07.2019

More than 100 players sign up to join the EU’s Circular Plastics Alliance

24.10.2019 − The declaration promotes voluntary actions for a well-functioning EU market in recycled plastics.» more
  • The German waste plastics market: Business remains tough for recyclers
    − 21.11.2019
  • The German waste plastics market: Weaker demand and widespread price pressure in August
    − 19.09.2019
  • Strong support for Directive on Single-Use Plastics in EP
    − 08.04.2019

The German coreboard market:
Market hopes for stable prices

21.10.2019 − Various coreboard producers said that demand could be better.» more

The German polyamide market:
Demand for PA 6 increases in the course of September

17.10.2019 − Demand for PA 6 for packaging applications was calm at the beginning of September but stabilised as the month progressed. » more
  • The German polyamide market: Slow demand for PA 6 for packaging applications
    − 25.07.2019
  • 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 Polish recovered paper market:
Prices falling despite a balanced market

14.10.2019 − Like in other European markets recovered paper prices in Poland have consistently spiralled lower so far this year.» more
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices feel the pinch in October
    − 08.11.2019
  • The German recovered paper market: Supply glut causes prices to slide
    − 26.09.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

The German pallet market:
Buyers planning purchases more cautiously

11.10.2019 − No problems with the availability of standard euro or chemical pallets.» more
  • The German pallet market: Further slackening in demand since the beginning of October
    − 28.11.2019
  • The German pallet market: Decay in prices continued undiminished in July
    − 08.08.2019
  • The German pallet market: Stable production coinciding with slight reduction in demand
    − 01.07.2019

The German steel sheet packaging market:
Automotive crisis having a marked impact

07.10.2019 − Packaging suppliers partly faced a sharp plunge in their sales volumes during the second quarter.» more
  • The German steel sheet packaging market: Disappointing fourth quarter dampens full year 2018
    − 04.04.2019
  • Fillings of aerosol cans in Europe yield for the first time since 2013
    − 02.12.2019
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Most converters anticipate stable tinplate prices
    − 14.11.2019

The French packaging paper market:
Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions

04.10.2019 − There is also growing price pressure again on the market for kraftliner. » more
  • The French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019
  • Surplus CCM capacity stemming the tide of investments in Europe
    − 26.08.2019

The German commodity plastics market:
Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices

30.09.2019 − Decent supply and mediocre demand were shaping the commodity plastics market in September. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe slump in prices in July
    − 05.08.2019

The German recovered paper market:
Supply glut causes prices to slide

26.09.2019 − Oversupply, weak demand from converters and price pressure dominated the market in August. » more
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices feel the pinch in October
    − 08.11.2019
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices falling despite a balanced market
    − 14.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

Production of aluminium aerosol cans in decline

23.09.2019 − Aerobal member companies’ production fell by about 1% to 3 billion cans in the first half year. » more
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Sound demand for beverage cans in Q3
    − 28.10.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Ups and downs for tubes in the first half year
    − 22.07.2019
  • Fillings of aerosol cans in France increase slightly in 2018
    − 19.07.2019

The German waste plastics market:
Weaker demand and widespread price pressure in August

19.09.2019 − Converters were very hesitant with their purchasing.» more
  • The German waste plastics market: Business remains tough for recyclers
    − 21.11.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019

The British cartonboard market:
Industry suprised by price hike announcement for GC

16.09.2019 − In August the British cartonboard market remained very quiet. » more
  • The British packaging paper market: Additional price reductions for white testliner
    − 01.08.2019
  • 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 German commodity plastics market:
Severe summer slowdown in August

13.09.2019 − Demand was very subdued because of the summer holidays as well as the economy slowing in certain sectors. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe slump in prices in July
    − 05.08.2019

Austrian corrugated board industry experiences slight downturn

09.09.2019 − Output was down by 1.2 per cent compared with the first six months of the previous year.» more
  • Surplus CCM capacity stemming the tide of investments in Europe
    − 26.08.2019
  • Italy’s AGCM imposes cartel fines on major corrugated companies
    − 19.08.2019
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019

The German PET market:
Weather, excess supply and yielding prices for upstream materials set the tone

06.09.2019 − June and July were also characterised by large supply of virgin PET grades from non-European suppliers. » more
  • The German PET market: Demand softens, contract prices continue to yield
    − 11.11.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019
  • The German PET market: Prices under growing pressure as demand slows
    − 27.06.2019

The French recovered paper market:
Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall

02.09.2019 − Usual downtime for many recycled CCM producers» more
  • The British recovered paper market: Prices feel the pinch in October
    − 08.11.2019
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices falling despite a balanced market
    − 14.10.2019
  • The German recovered paper market: Supply glut causes prices to slide
    − 26.09.2019

The German tinplate packaging market:
Weakening in certain segments in Q3

29.08.2019 − Gains for crown caps / mixed responses for food cans» more
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Most converters anticipate stable tinplate prices
    − 14.11.2019
  • Fillings of aerosol cans in France increase slightly in 2018
    − 19.07.2019
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Good operating rates in many industry segments
    − 27.05.2019

Surplus CCM capacity stemming the tide of investments in Europe

26.08.2019 − Three projects to boost German recycled corrugated case material capacity by 2 million t by 2022.» more
  • The French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

The German plastic packaging market:
Stable deliveries for many segments in first half year

22.08.2019 − The topics of recyclability and sustainability have gained traction across all segments. » more
  • Germany moves towards ban on lightweight plastic carrier bags
    − 18.11.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Some significant volume losses in the third quarter
    − 04.11.2019
  • More than 100 players sign up to join the EU’s Circular Plastics Alliance
    − 24.10.2019

Italy’s AGCM imposes cartel fines on major corrugated companies

19.08.2019 − Together, the firms have been fined a total of €287m.» more
  • Austrian corrugated board industry experiences slight downturn
    − 09.09.2019
  • Surplus CCM capacity stemming the tide of investments in Europe
    − 26.08.2019
  • Italian corrugated board industry raises output in 2018, but loses market share in Europe
    − 15.07.2019

The German used disposable PET bottles market:
Tough times for recyclers

15.08.2019 − PET recyclers in Germany are under serious pressure at the moment. » more
  • The German waste plastics market: Business remains tough for recyclers
    − 21.11.2019
  • The German waste plastics market: Weaker demand and widespread price pressure in August
    − 19.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: PET recyclers struggling with sales problems
    − 21.06.2019

The German label paper market:
Prices under pressure in spite of buoyant demand

12.08.2019 − The second quarter did not herald any movement in pricing.» more
  • The German label paper market: Satisfactory workloads for manufacturers in Q1
    − 02.05.2019

The German pallet market:
Decay in prices continued undiminished in July

08.08.2019 − Particularly export-oriented pallet buyers have recently been purchasing more cautiously. » more
  • The German pallet market: Further slackening in demand since the beginning of October
    − 28.11.2019
  • The German pallet market: Buyers planning purchases more cautiously
    − 11.10.2019
  • The German pallet market: Stable production coinciding with slight reduction in demand
    − 01.07.2019

The German commodity plastics market:
Severe slump in prices in July

05.08.2019 − The summer break dominated the market with demand dropping markedly. » more
  • The German commodity plastics market: Demand still calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

The British packaging paper market:
Additional price reductions for white testliner

01.08.2019 − Recycled corrugated case material was freely available in most cases in July.» more
  • Austrian corrugated board industry experiences slight downturn
    − 09.09.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019
  • Surplus CCM capacity stemming the tide of investments in Europe
    − 26.08.2019

German market for lightweight kraft paper well-supplied

29.07.2019 − The market seems to have returned to a normal level from virtually overheating in the previous year.» more
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019

The German polyamide market:
Slow demand for PA 6 for packaging applications

25.07.2019 − The market for polyamide (PA 6) for packaging applications was quiet as July began. » more
  • The German polyamide market: Demand for PA 6 increases in the course of September
    − 17.10.2019
  • 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 aluminium packaging market:
Ups and downs for tubes in the first half year

22.07.2019 − Beverage can manufacturers managed to maintain their growth, demand for deodorant aerosol cans has staged a recovery. » more
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Sound demand for beverage cans in Q3
    − 28.10.2019
  • Production of aluminium aerosol cans in decline
    − 23.09.2019
  • Fillings of aerosol cans in France increase slightly in 2018
    − 19.07.2019

Fillings of aerosol cans in France increase slightly in 2018

19.07.2019 − Significant gains for insecticides and herbicides due to extreme weather.» more
  • Fillings of aerosol cans in Europe yield for the first time since 2013
    − 02.12.2019
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Most converters anticipate stable tinplate prices
    − 14.11.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Sound demand for beverage cans in Q3
    − 28.10.2019

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
  • Austrian corrugated board industry experiences slight downturn
    − 09.09.2019
  • Surplus CCM capacity stemming the tide of investments in Europe
    − 26.08.2019
  • Italy’s AGCM imposes cartel fines on major corrugated companies
    − 19.08.2019

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
  • The French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

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: Industry suprised by price hike announcement for GC
    − 16.09.2019
  • The British packaging paper market: Additional price reductions for white testliner
    − 01.08.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Mounting pressure on prices
    − 23.05.2019

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 calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

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: Further slackening in demand since the beginning of October
    − 28.11.2019
  • The German pallet market: Buyers planning purchases more cautiously
    − 11.10.2019
  • The German pallet market: Decay in prices continued undiminished in July
    − 08.08.2019

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 PET market: Demand softens, contract prices continue to yield
    − 11.11.2019
  • The German PET market: Weather, excess supply and yielding prices for upstream materials set the tone
    − 06.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019

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 waste plastics market: Business remains tough for recyclers
    − 21.11.2019
  • The German waste plastics market: Weaker demand and widespread price pressure in August
    − 19.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019

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
  • The French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

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 French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

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: Demand still calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

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 French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

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
  • Austrian corrugated board industry experiences slight downturn
    − 09.09.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019
  • Surplus CCM capacity stemming the tide of investments in Europe
    − 26.08.2019

“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
  • Germany moves towards ban on lightweight plastic carrier bags
    − 18.11.2019
  • Italy’s AGCM imposes cartel fines on major corrugated companies
    − 19.08.2019
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019

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 German tinplate packaging market: Most converters anticipate stable tinplate prices
    − 14.11.2019
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Weakening in certain segments in Q3
    − 29.08.2019
  • Fillings of aerosol cans in France increase slightly in 2018
    − 19.07.2019

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: Industry suprised by price hike announcement for GC
    − 16.09.2019
  • The British packaging paper market: Additional price reductions for white testliner
    − 01.08.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019

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 French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

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: Demand for PA 6 increases in the course of September
    − 17.10.2019
  • The German polyamide market: Slow demand for PA 6 for packaging applications
    − 25.07.2019
  • The German polyamide market:Further mark-downs in December and January
    − 21.02.2019

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
  • German market for lightweight kraft paper well-supplied
    − 29.07.2019
  • 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: Demand softens, contract prices continue to yield
    − 11.11.2019
  • The German PET market: Weather, excess supply and yielding prices for upstream materials set the tone
    − 06.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019

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 British recovered paper market: Prices feel the pinch in October
    − 08.11.2019
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices falling despite a balanced market
    − 14.10.2019
  • The German recovered paper market: Supply glut causes prices to slide
    − 26.09.2019

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 label paper market: Prices under pressure in spite of buoyant demand
    − 12.08.2019

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 calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

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 feel the pinch in October
    − 08.11.2019
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices falling despite a balanced market
    − 14.10.2019
  • The German recovered paper market: Supply glut causes prices to slide
    − 26.09.2019

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 waste plastics market: Business remains tough for recyclers
    − 21.11.2019
  • The German waste plastics market: Weaker demand and widespread price pressure in August
    − 19.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019

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

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 German aluminium packaging market: Sound demand for beverage cans in Q3
    − 28.10.2019
  • Production of aluminium aerosol cans in decline
    − 23.09.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Ups and downs for tubes in the first half year
    − 22.07.2019

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 French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

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 waste plastics market: Business remains tough for recyclers
    − 21.11.2019
  • The German waste plastics market: Weaker demand and widespread price pressure in August
    − 19.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019

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
  • The German steel sheet packaging market: Automotive crisis having a marked impact
    − 07.10.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Some significant volume losses in the third quarter
    − 04.11.2019
  • 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 calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

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 feel the pinch in October
    − 08.11.2019
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices falling despite a balanced market
    − 14.10.2019
  • The German recovered paper market: Supply glut causes prices to slide
    − 26.09.2019

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
  • Germany moves towards ban on lightweight plastic carrier bags
    − 18.11.2019
  • Italy’s AGCM imposes cartel fines on major corrugated companies
    − 19.08.2019
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded
    − 31.05.2019

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: Sound demand for beverage cans in Q3
    − 28.10.2019
  • Production of aluminium aerosol cans in decline
    − 23.09.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Ups and downs for tubes in the first half year
    − 22.07.2019

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 French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

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 calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

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
  • Fillings of aerosol cans in Europe yield for the first time since 2013
    − 02.12.2019
  • The German tinplate packaging market: Most converters anticipate stable tinplate prices
    − 14.11.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Sound demand for beverage cans in Q3
    − 28.10.2019

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: Industry suprised by price hike announcement for GC
    − 16.09.2019
  • The British packaging paper market: Additional price reductions for white testliner
    − 01.08.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019

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: Demand softens, contract prices continue to yield
    − 11.11.2019
  • The German PET market: Weather, excess supply and yielding prices for upstream materials set the tone
    − 06.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019

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
  • Germany moves towards ban on lightweight plastic carrier bags
    − 18.11.2019

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: Demand for PA 6 increases in the course of September
    − 17.10.2019
  • The German polyamide market: Slow demand for PA 6 for packaging applications
    − 25.07.2019
  • The German polyamide market: Solid demand for PA 6 for packaging applications in April
    − 16.05.2019

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: Industry suprised by price hike announcement for GC
    − 16.09.2019
  • The British packaging paper market: Additional price reductions for white testliner
    − 01.08.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019

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: Further slackening in demand since the beginning of October
    − 28.11.2019
  • The German pallet market: Buyers planning purchases more cautiously
    − 11.10.2019
  • The German pallet market: Decay in prices continued undiminished in July
    − 08.08.2019

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 plastic packaging market: Some significant volume losses in the third quarter
    − 04.11.2019
  • The German aluminium packaging market: Sound demand for beverage cans in Q3
    − 28.10.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Stable deliveries for many segments in first half year
    − 22.08.2019

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: Industry suprised by price hike announcement for GC
    − 16.09.2019
  • The British packaging paper market: Additional price reductions for white testliner
    − 01.08.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019

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 calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

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 feel the pinch in October
    − 08.11.2019
  • The Polish recovered paper market: Prices falling despite a balanced market
    − 14.10.2019
  • The German recovered paper market: Supply glut causes prices to slide
    − 26.09.2019

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
  • Germany moves towards ban on lightweight plastic carrier bags
    − 18.11.2019
  • The German plastic packaging market: Some significant volume losses in the third quarter
    − 04.11.2019
  • More than 100 players sign up to join the EU’s Circular Plastics Alliance
    − 24.10.2019

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

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 AGCM imposes cartel fines on major corrugated companies
    − 19.08.2019
  • Austrian corrugated board industry experiences slight downturn
    − 09.09.2019
  • Surplus CCM capacity stemming the tide of investments in Europe
    − 26.08.2019

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 calm amid abundant supply in October
    − 31.10.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Falling raw material costs putting pressure on prices
    − 30.09.2019
  • The German commodity plastics market: Severe summer slowdown in August
    − 13.09.2019

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 French packaging paper market: Prices of nearly all CCM grades recede
    − 05.12.2019
  • The French packaging paper market: Recycled CCM gearing up for possible price reductions
    − 04.10.2019
  • The French recovered paper market: Ordinary grades stable while high grades fall
    − 02.09.2019

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
  • The German waste plastics market: Business remains tough for recyclers
    − 21.11.2019
  • More than 100 players sign up to join the EU’s Circular Plastics Alliance
    − 24.10.2019
  • The German waste plastics market: Weaker demand and widespread price pressure in August
    − 19.09.2019

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: Demand softens, contract prices continue to yield
    − 11.11.2019
  • The German PET market: Weather, excess supply and yielding prices for upstream materials set the tone
    − 06.09.2019
  • The German used disposable PET bottles market: Tough times for recyclers
    − 15.08.2019

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: Industry suprised by price hike announcement for GC
    − 16.09.2019
  • The British packaging paper market: Additional price reductions for white testliner
    − 01.08.2019
  • The British cartonboard market: Talks about general price cuts in July or August
    − 08.07.2019