OCC and mixed paper prices fall, but metals continue to rise


The price of OCC and mixed paper eased back last week as fundamentals in the market changed.

But the price of non-ferrous metals continued to rise on the back of more international demand.


In the paper market, only OCC and mixed changed, with both falling back by just £1 per tonne with shipping price increases and a slightly worse exchange rate situation contributing.

Non-ferrous metals saw price changes with copper rising by £75 per tonne, and brass and aluminium by just £25 per tonne.

In the plastics sector, there were no price changes for major grades.

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