Prices for brown recycled containerboard continued to decline in Italy in December, and white-top testliner and brown kraftliner started to become cheaper, too.
Falling prices continued to play out on Italy’s market for recycled corrugated case material, with Italian grades seeing the biggest reductions. A few buyers also quoted price reductions over the past two months for white-top testliner.
While prices for brown kraftliner from the USA had been coming down in Italy for three months now, European grades were able to resist a bit longer. Expert reported "limited" reductions for European kraftliner deliveries in December, but buyer and sellers confirmed additional price cuts for January deliveries.
This article is an excerpt from EUWID's monthly report on the paper markets in Italy.
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