Suppliers of recycled containerboard were satisfied with demand from French customers in August. After the long-lasting downturn in prices, prices have now been stable since June.
Relatively good demand and typically stable prices were playing out on the corrugated case material market in France in August. For the second month in a row, brown recycled containerboard prices were stable and stayed at the level that has applied since June after the last round of price cuts.
Demand for brown recycled corrugated case material was characterised as relatively good for the month of August. Business had picked up starting in July, market players remarked to EUWID. Suppliers hope that they will be able to recoup some of the first half's losses during the third quarter.
This article is an excerpt from EUWID's monthly report on the paper markets in France. Find the EUWID Price Watch France for August and the corresponding report in EUWID Pulp and Paper issue no 35/2019.