COVERAGE NOTE: Open consultation on methodology for NA Packaging Paper and Board and RCP – Final Decision

Fastmarkets RISI invited feedback from the industry on the pricing methodologies for North American Packaging Paper and Board and North American Recovered Paper, via an open consultation process between March 27th and April 24th, 2020. This consultation was done as part of our published annual methodology review process. 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 all elements of our pricing process, our price specifications and publication frequency.

You can find the current methodology for North American Packaging Paper and Board here, and the methodology for North American Recovered Paper here.