Prices for brown kraftliner under pressure in Italy in October

Wednesday, Nov 04, 2015

First European suppliers of brown kraftliner have reduced prices on the Italian market in October, yielding to pressure from cheap export volumes.

Prices for unbleached European kraftliner are coming under mounting pressure on the market in Italy: First European suppliers have reduced their prices for October and November shipments, yielding to mounting pressure from cheap overseas imports, primarily from the US. They were trying to narrow the gap to US kraftliner prices and draw customers back to the negotiating table.

Manufacturers of white-top kraftliner report stable prices and healthy demand. Even though the height of the season is drawing to a close, white-top kraftliner still remains sought-after in Italy.

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