From price adjustments in the GCC to shifts in consumption patterns, learn what’s driving the latest Middle Eastern containerboard price movements in June

Discover how rising recycled content demands in the US are shaping the future of paper and board production, and the impact on old corrugated containers (OCC) prices

No feedback was received during the consultation period and therefore no changes will be made to the methodologies at this stage. This consultation sought to ensure that our methodologies continue to reflect the physical market under indexation, in compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) principles for Price Reporting Agencies (PRAs). This includes […]

US paper and board mills are anticipated to use more recovered fiber in their production this year than ever before, jumping to represent nearly 45% of total paper consumption, according to recently published trade statistics

Unprecedented rainfall in mid-April causes a slowdown in the box business across the UAE, impacting local industries and economies

Moving forward from this date, the discontinued PPI Europe assessments will be replaced in PPI Europe Price Watches with the full suite of PIX Recovered Paper Prices including PIX OCC 1.04 dd, PIX ONP/OMG 1.11 dd, PIX RCP Mixed 1.02 GER, and PIX SOP and PIX Multiprint. The above new price coverage will be in accordance with our PIX European […]

This consultation, which is open until May 23, 2024, seeks to ensure that our methodologies continue to reflect the physical market under indexation, in compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) principles for Price Reporting Agencies (PRAs). This includes all elements of our pricing process, our price specifications and publication frequency. You can […]

In this open consultation, Fastmarkets FOEX proposed to add the 5-digit grade codes according to the EN 643 ‘European List of Standard Grades of Paper and Board for Recycling’ to its methodology document. The feedback received was fully supportive to this. This is not considered as a material change. A newly dated methodology document, including […]

Prices for some containerboard produced in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries moved north once again in March. Manufacturers have been pushing prices up throughout the first quarter on the back of limited supply, following logistical difficulties owing to the Red Sea shipping crisis, and improved demand ahead of and during Ramadan. Want to know […]

Constrained international shipments contribute to higher prices Prices for locally produced containerboard continued to rise in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in February, after our indices registered increases of approximately $20 per tonne in January. In the largest market, Saudi Arabia, many contracts are inked for the quarter, and price contributors already reported increases […]