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Prices for uncoated fine papers go up in the UK

Price development for uncoated woodfree reels 80 g in the UK in April
Source: EUWID
24 Apr 2018 − 

In the view of limited supply and order backlogs, manufacturers of uncoated fine paper were able to charge more for deliveries in April. 

Uncoated fine paper manufacturers are determined to go hike prices further as long as pulp costs also continue to rise. The price increase achieved this month was not sufficient to cover the higher pulp prices paper makers had to pay so far – and pulp prices were expected to continue their upward trend, market experts pointed out.

This article is an excerpt from EUWID's monthly report on the paper markets in the UK. The EUWID Price Watch UK for April will be published in EUWID Pulp and Paper no. 17.2018 on 25 April.

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