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Export report: paper (Dec 17)

While exports of OCC actually increased in December, the picture was different for mixed paper and news & pam grades. OCC - commodity code 470710 According...

Secondary markets commentary – 9 February 2018

FROM THE 9TH FEBRUARY 2018 INTELLIGENCE REPORT: Paper grades fell again this week but the drop was not as dramatic as last week. OCC lost...
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Outlook: Retail sales improve a little in January but still tough

FROM THE 9TH FEBRUARY 2018 INTELLIGENCE REPORT: In January, retail sales in the UK increased by 0.6% on a like-for-like basis, according to the British...

Secondary markets commentary – 2 February 2018

FROM THE 2ND FEBRUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT:  Paper grades fell even further this week with mixed paper in particular hit hard. Plastic bottles and film also...

Outlook: Cost pressures start to impact on manufacturers

FROM THE 2ND FEBRUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT: The latest Purchasing Managers’ Indices for manufacturing show that manufacturers around the world are starting to feel the pressure...
plastic

Secondary markets commentary – 26 January 2018

FROM THE 26TH JANUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT: Paper grades tumbled in value this week as a range of factors combined to push prices lower. While plastics...

Outlook: Pound breaks $1.43 but where next for sterling?

FROM THE 26TH JANUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT:  Since the end of November, the pound has gone from $1.35 to breaking through $1.43 yesterday, meaning it is...

Secondary Markets Commentary- 19th January 2018

FROM THE 19TH JANUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT:  Market remains in doldrums as material struggles to move amid continuing difficult conditions It remains difficult out there to trade...
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Outlook: Plastic exports to China slump, but recovery for OCC

FROM THE 19TH JANUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT:  The latest HMRC export data shows that the ban on imports of plastics into China has hit UK exports...
China paper imports

Secondary Markets Commentary- 12th January 2018

FROM 12TH JANUARY INTELLIGENCE REPORT: Chinese 0.5% contamination level for paper seems to be confirmed, as markets remain quiet An official English version of the GB...
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Daily FX - USD

USD - United States Dollar
GBP
1.3140
EUR
1.1059
CNY
0.1421
MYR
0.2404
IDR
0.0001
INR
0.0140
THB
0.0329

Daily FX - GBP

GBP - British Pound
USD
0.7610
EUR
0.8416
CNY
0.1082
MYR
0.1830
IDR
0.0001
INR
0.0107
THB
0.0251