The ongoing war in Ukraine also has major consequences for the paper industry in Poland. Production costs have risen dramatically in recent months as a result of skyrocketing energy prices and the highest wood costs in Europe. The availability and cost of wood is a major headache, even though most companies typically source this material locally. Paper factories in Poland have already been forced to temporarily idle machines because of shortages. A survey conducted by EUWID found that the intensity of the current problems and fears about the future can vary depending on the production site, but nobody is underestimating the situation....
War in Ukraine creates challenging market environment for Polish paper industry
Tight supply and high cost of wood pose the largest problem
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