Malaysia plastic inspections

Confusion over Malaysian waste paper inspections

Many in the paper recycling industry expected pre-shipment inspections of waste paper to Malaysia to begin in September, but that increasingly looks...

Recycling Prices and Market Commentary: 22 March 2019

The PRN/PERN market was the key conversation point for the recycling market again this week. Volatility was particularly prevalent...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 10 February 2023

The PRN/PERN market ended up dominating what was otherwise a relatively quiet week. With the latest NPWD data allowing...

Nine Dragons to source more overseas recycled pulp as it announces big profit drop

Chinese recycled paper and board giant Nine Dragons Paper has announced that its profits have fallen by 48.9% in its annual results.

Smurfit Kappa buys Italian recycled containerboard mill

Irish mill group Smurfit Kappa has agreed a deal to purchase Italian recycled containerboard mill Verzuolo for €360 million (£306 million).

Warning that Indian corrugated box buyers are not prepared to absorb higher fibre import...

Reports in India have said that corrugated box buyers are not prepared to pay the higher prices being driven by the increased...

Malaysian state Selangor bans import of plastics for recycling

The import of plastics for recycling has been banned by Malaysian state Selangor. State Tourism, Environment, Green Technology and...
Container ship under Golden Gate Bridge

China increases tariffs on US paper exports to 30%

Tariffs of 30% will be placed on exports to China of some recovered paper grades from United States, the Chinese Government has...
Bales of OCC cardboard for recycling

Recycling prices and market commentary: 17 June 2022

Has the recycling market reached a tipping point? For paper and plastics, the market has seen record prices...
Recycling market week ahead

Recycling Market Conditions – looking ahead (3 April 2018)

This isn't expected to be a busy week on the market, with many traders off this week due to the school holidays, or taking...
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