The second half of 2021 has begun by retaining the impetus of the opening six months of the year. The market is performing very well for various reasons and is offering excellent demand.
The European lower-grade market is in a healthy position, supported by packaging and e-commerce. The sales price of reels is set to increase again on August 1. Our industry’s customers are facing a demand never seen before and are struggling to meet the very strong requirement for packaging. Paper mills must choose when accepting orders as they are unable to deliver to everyone.
Mills’ top priority is to receive recovered fibre and they will know how to adapt purchasing prices where necessary to counter large exports.Read More
Jean-Luc Petithuguenin , Paprec (FRA)