According to coreboard manufacturers, price increases are underway for Q3 delievries in Germany. Some converters are paying more as of the start of August.
In July, coreboard manufacturers doing business n Germany have iannounced a €40/t price hike for delieveries in the third quarter. The implementation dates for the price hike, however, are seen to vary between the start of August and the end of September. Some core manufacturers believe that coreboard prices will not move up at in Q3 deliveries.
June and July were characterised by long delivery periods for coreboard but these have reportedly shortened again in the first two weeks of August under the impact of the holiday season. Manufacturers attribute the somewhat calmer period exclusively to the holiday period. Individual producers report improved demand for coreboard from overseas at attractive prices.