Some containerboard suppliers informed their European customers that they wanted to charge more for white-top kraftliner from September.
SCA has announced a price increase for white-top kraftliner of €50/t from 1 September. The increase was due for all markets, said the company.
Mondi Group informed its customers it wanted to raise prices for white-top kraftliner and semi-chemical fluting by €40/t from 1 September.
Other suppliers are expected to follow suit.