Graphic recycled paper producers reported excellent workloads, with lead times long as a result. A few producers want to raise prices in the second half of 2018.
Graphic recycled paper mills are reporting excellent workloads. Some contacts even mentioned lengthy lead times. Many producers have been reaping the rewards of what is happening in neighbouring segments – publication paper and woodfree uncoated paper – for weeks and months now.
The outlook for the period between now and the year’s end was also rosy given this situation, respondents said. A few insiders want to raise prices again before the end of 2018.
This article is an excerpt from EUWID's report on the German paper and board market. Find the entire report in EUWID Pulp and Paper 34/2018.