Open consultation on European paper and board assessments

Fastmarkets RISI is inviting feedback from the industry on the pricing methodologies for European paper and board and paper for recycling assessments as part of its announced annual methodology review process.

This consultation, which is open until September 7, 2023, seeks to ensure that our methodologies continue to reflect the physical market under indexation, in compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commissions principles for price reporting agencies. This includes all elements of our pricing process, our price specifications and publication frequency.

You can find the current methodology for European graphic papers here.
You can find the current methodology for European packaging paper and board here.
You can find the current methodology for European paper for recycling here.

Please send responses in writing, preferably in electronic format, to the following address: Please add the respective subject heading “European paper and board annual methodology review.” Please specify whether your response is confidential.

Opinions offered in confidential responses may be referenced but will not be attributed in any way.

Fastmarkets will publish the outcome of this methodology review by September 30, 2023.

Case Study

Learn how to monitor packaging prices using cost and price indices and understand the underlying cost drivers, from material cost to labor, energy and more. Examples include cartonboard, liquid container and paper bag.

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