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EU ready to reduce its dependence on Russia in its paper sector in 2023

Sanctions on the import of birch and other wood raw materials from Russia led to an increase in the price of paper in the majority of EU countries, however, at present, the such negative effect is being reduced to a minimum, according to recent statements, made by some leading EU analysts in the field of […]

Latvia became another EU state, which faces with sharp increase of paper prices

Latvia has become another country of the EU, which has faced with a significant increase of paper prices this year. According to some local media reports, prices for toilet paper rose from 30 euro cents to 60 per roll this year, while the growth of prices is ongoing. One of the major reasons for this […]

Nippon Paper Announces Price Increase for Its Liquid Packaging Carton in Japan

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has announced a price increase for its Liquid Packaging Carton in Japan. Prices will increase 18% or more for shipments on and after the 1st of April, 2023. In a press release, Nippon Paper said, “The increase is necessitated by the rapid decline in the exchange rate in addition to […]

Brigl & Bergmeister announces price hike

Brigl & Bergmeister (B&B) has announced a price increase of at least €200/t for its entire product range comprising label, packaging and specialty papers, according to Euwid. The increase will be valid for all deliveries from 1 July 2022. The step was unavoidable due to continuously rising prices for pulp, chemicals, energy and natural gas, […]

RDM to hike cartonboard prices from 1 January 2022

Cartonboard producer Reno de Medici has announced a price increase of €120/t or £100/t on all board grades for deliveries from 1 January 2022. RDM stated that this further price adjustment was unavoidable in order to continue to be a reliable supplier and to recover from a negative financial result, which otherwise was unsustainable for […]

Sonoco to hike price for paperboard tubes and cores by minimum of 8%

Sonoco will raise the price for all paperboard tubes and cores by a minimum of 8%, effective with shipments in the United States and Canada, on or after September 10, 2021. “Significant market tightness and additional inflationary cost pressures to our primary raw materials (uncoated recycled paperboard and adhesives) make this increase necessary,” said Doug […]

Greif announces a $50 per ton price increase on all URB grades

Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) effective today with new orders and shipments on and after July 26, 2021. This price increase is in response to ongoing cost pressures in […]

Bong to hike prices for its packaging products

Bong has decided to increase its prices to the market as a result of the continued increase in raw material prices. The majority of Bong’s price increases will come into effect during 3Q 2021 and will be on both Envelope and Light packaging products.   The reason behind this is that most of Bong’s raw […]

The Navigator Company to hike paper prices by 6-9%

The Navigator Company will increase paper prices in Europe from 6% to 9%, effective May, 10. This decision was taken following not only further worldwide cost increases in pulp, chemicals and logistics, with structural effects in the profitability of the industry in Europe and across the globe but also a robust demand for Navigator’s products […]

Rottneros announces price hike for SW BCTMP in South East Asia

Rottneros announces a price hike of 75 USD/ton for all-new SW BCTMP orders for southeast Asian destinations effective from the 10th of February 2021.   The increase reflects that the overall pulp and SW BCTMP markets are in better balance today, following strong demand from the paper board and other paper segments as well as […]