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Feedback was received during the consultation period of an immaterial nature that would not impact the result of price assessments. Therefore, while no material changes will be made to the methodologies at this stage, clarification indicating that the Effective List price treats changes in annually established discounts during the year as changes in the price. […]

Fastmarkets is inviting feedback from the industry on the pricing methodology for European Packaging Paper and Board as part of its announced annual methodology review process. This consultation, which is open until August 31, 2024 seeks to ensure that our methodologies continue to reflect the physical market under indexation, in compliance with the International Organization […]

In the methodology price specifications, the shorter names PIX Testliner GCC and PIX Fluting GCC will be used instead of PIX Containerboard Testliner Delivered GCC USD/tonne and PIX Containerboard Fluting Delivered GCC USD/tonne. No other changes have been made to the index methodology. For comments and queries, please email hello.foex@fastmarkets.com, indicating “PIX Packaging GCC” in […]

DS Smith announced a Euro 60/tonne price increase for European customers, with stable RCCM production costs and rising old corrugated container prices, while UKL prices surged across Europe except in the UK, hinting at potential hikes and market fluctuations.

There have been challenges with high recovered paper costs and sluggish demand from China, while fine paper prices saw modest increases driven by higher shipping costs, impacting both local and Chinese markets.

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

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