GC paperboard prices in Poland up 3%-5%, or €30-€40/tonne, as of Jan. 1 through June at the latest for most converters; suppliers had sought hikes of €60-€70/tonne

LOS ANGELES , February 24, 2014 () – Cartonboard converters in Poland are paying more for GC paperboard as of Jan. 1 and until the end of June at the latest, in most cases, reported Euwid on Feb. 24.

A price hike of €30 (US$41.20) to €40 per tonne was implemented, for an increase of 3%-5%, according to producers within Poland and other European suppliers.

Buyers of cartonboard in Poland tried to fight the increases for weeks. Producers had initially sought to raise prices by €60-€70/tonne, Euwid reported.

The primary source of this article is Euwid, Gernsbach, Germany, on Feb. 24, 2014.

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