Smurfit hikes recycled containerboard price

Smurfit hikes recycled containerboard price

Smurfit Kappa (SKG) has lifted the price of recycled containerboard by €60 (£51) per tonne for new orders after a surge in demand and tighter inventories. The move takes place against a recently weak price environment for paper and packaging. From an October 2018 peak, European testliner and kraftliner pricing has reduced by €145 per tonne and €185 per tonne, respectively, to December 2019.

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