British recovered paper exports decline in June


In June, the British recovered paper market once again experienced relatively low collection volumes and high demand, especially from mainland Europe. The upward price trend for all grades was therefore unbroken.

The transport situation to the Continent deteriorated further in June, so prices in the UK were slightly below the export price levels. By contrast, there was a significant normalisation on the market for shipments to Asia.

Mixed paper and board (1.02) was in high demand once more in June. Many European packaging producers are using this grade, which now contains a lot of packaging paper, as a substitute for even more expensive old corrugated containers (OCC). Producers of graphic papers want to supplement the tight supply of deinking and mechanical grades (1.11, 1.06, 2.01), even though the amount of graphic paper that can be sorted from mixed paper continues to decline....

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