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Increasing price pressure on German ferrous scrap market

22.05.2019 − There is growing price pressure on the steel scrap market in Germany. Free delivered prices for all scrap grades on the domestic market fell in May. And in the coming June negotiations, ferrous scrap traders predict...» more

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Demand from India buoys PE film scrap prices in Germany

08.05.2019 − Prices for commercial and industrial polyethylene film scrap ticked higher once again on the German market in April.» more

Slight dip in sales of German PET flakes in April

07.05.2019 − In April, PET recyclers in Germany were faced with sales problems for the first time in months.» more

Recovered prices weaken again in France

24.04.2019 − April has turned out to be another month of very limited exports to China and abundant supply of ordinary recovered paper grades on the French market. Accordingly, the fourth month of the year ushered in renewed price...» more

Polish recovered paper prices come under pressure in first quarter

09.04.2019 − February and March have seen growing price pressure on all key recovered paper grades in Poland, consistent with the predictions made by market insiders at the start of the year. Given the sufficient supplies in Central...» more

PET flake and bottle prices largely stable in Germany in March

02.04.2019 − March turned out to be another broadly stable month for PET recyclers in Germany. Coloured and clear flakes and, above all, rPET pellet for use in bottle production remain highly sought-after.» more

German ferrous scrap market sees signs of economic slowdown

19.03.2019 − The noticeable declines in arisings of new ferrous scrap are clear signs of an economic slowdown, one scrap trader told EUWID. Across the board, less material than usual is arising at the generation points, say the...» more

EU waste plastics exports down a quarter in 2018

08.03.2019 − China’s restrictions on importing waste materials have fundamentally changed international trading streams for waste plastics within the span of just a few years. » more

German plastics recyclers plan to expand capacities

06.03.2019 − Plastics recyclers in Germany were largely satisfied with their sales volumes in February. While prices for post-industrial film often rose considerably, other grades saw barely any changes.» more

Good export business buoys steel scrap prices in Germany

19.02.2019 − This month brought another intense round of tough negotiations between ferrous scrap traders and steel mills. » more

Supply overhang putting Polish recovered paper prices under pressure

12.02.2019 − A growing oversupply of mass grades and mounting pressure on prices were leaving their mark on the Polish recovered paper market as February got under way. Industry insiders said that the current state of affairs was...» more

Normal to cautious waste plastics demand in Germany in January

06.02.2019 − The waste plastics business in Germany was described as normal to modest in January. In some cases, exporters had to shell out slightly more for purchasing good-quality film waste,» more