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Greyboard prices are tending higher in Germany

27 Mar 2018 − The developments in the recycled board segment in Germany are mixed. While prices of unlined chipboard are tending higher, GD board suppliers are fending off customers' demands for price cuts.» more

French fine paper prices poised to rise in Q2

27 Mar 2018 − Demand is still good and French suppliers of woodfree uncoated paper are therefore preparing for a price hike. Some contracts are said to have been already inked at higher prices.» more

Smurfit Kappa Group rejects
revised takeover proposal by International Paper

26 Mar 2018 − The new proposal values SKG at close to €9bn. It still "fails to value the group's intrinsic business worth and future prospects," according to the the company's board of directors.» more

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Starch suppliers ask for price hikes in Q2

23 Mar 2018 − Starch producers count on high demand for starch products from the paper industry due to capacity expansion in the recycled containerboard segment. » more

Higher prices for white containerboard grades in the UK

22 Mar 2018 − Further price increases are reported on the British containerboard market with white grades now edging higher after mark-ups for brown grades were completed at the start of March at the latest.» more

Fire stops production on two machines at IP's Kwidzyn mill

22 Mar 2018 − Newsprint and GC board machines damaged in the blaze. Production of uncoated woodfree paper not affected. » more

LWC in strong demand on the UK market, producers go for more price hikes as of April

21 Mar 2018 − Prices hikes were necessary as manufacturing costs had increased and LWC paper prices still needed to catch up a lot, suppliers said.» more