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BIR: Halfway through a roller coaster year

The year started well for recovered paper markets, but primarily due to the reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic, demand and prices began to weaken, Jean-Luc Petithuguenin, Paper Division president for… Thank you for checking us…


OCC Old Corrugated Containers

The Market: OCC prices in free fall

By Ken McEntee Old corrugated container (OCC) prices went into free fall this month after peaking early in May, when some spot orders were reportedly moving above $200 per ton… Thank you for checking us…


The Market: OCC rises to 31-month high

By Ken McEntee Although mill groups like Sonoco this month have publicly projected that recovered paper prices could reach $100 per ton by July, in reality, old corrugated containers (OCC)… Thank you for checking us…


The Market: OCC shortages likely, traders say

By Ken McEntee Old corrugated container (OCC) demand and prices continued to rise in mid-March. However, with businesses shut down across the country and populations in many states and municipalities… Thank you for checking us…


The Market: OCC soars; market still precarious

By Ken McEntee Recovered paper suppliers this month continued to celebrate unexpectedly strong markets for old corrugated containers (OCC) both in North America as well as in Asia. Dealers, however,… Thank you for checking us…


The Market: New year brings better prices – for now

By Ken McEntee The new year started well for recovered paper suppliers, as long-awaited price increases were reported for old corrugated containers (OCC), sorted office paper (SOP) and some other… Thank you for checking us…



The Market: Weak pulp market drags white grades

By Ken McEntee Although a couple sources reported that Sorted Office Paper (SOP) was beginning to show improvement this month, prices for the grade generally trickled further downward. The average… Thank you for checking us…



The Market: High supply keeps OCC prices down

Ken McEntee Recovered paper traders during the last two weeks of July reported improved export orders for old corrugated containers (OCC), with modestly improved prices on both the East and… Thank you for checking us…