Link: Paper Prices in UK Set for 5 – 10 Percent Increase
(London, UK, Dec. 05, 2016) Most of the major papermakers have sent letters, seen by PrintWeek, out to paper merchants over the past few weeks to confirm that prices are about to go up by between 5% and — more commonly — 10%.
Fedrigoni UK has made the first move, pushing prices of the majority of its product portfolio up by between 5% and 8% on all deliveries from last Monday (21 November).
Smurfit Kappa is increasing prices of its white lined chipboard (WLC) qualities from its Baden and Hoya mills by GBP 60 per tonne for deliveries from today (1 December).
On 15 December, The Navigator Company will increase prices for its uncoated woodfree products. …
Arjowiggins Graphic will raise coated and uncoated, recycled and woodfree paper prices by 10% — for both sheets and reels — on 1 January while on the same day UPM intends to push prices up by 10% on all of its coated and uncoated fine papers, reels, graphic sheets and publication grades.
To read the complete report Go To: http://www.printweek.com/print-week/news/1159670/paper-prices-set-for-10-increase (Source: PrintWeek)
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