Paper mills across the globe have been reporting high sales volumes and pricing for containerboard, which has helped boost demand for old corrugated containers. The shortage of Domestic and imported OCC is becoming a nightmare for paper mills, Gujarat (India) region one of the biggest hubs for paper manufacturing having more than 200 paper mills, is facing the heat of enhanced price of waste price. According to a Waste paper supplier, price for domestic OCC is touching to Rs. 26 to 27 per kg.
In Recycling Today’s story which states that as of early March, Material Recovery Facilities (MRF) operators and brokers alike say recovered paper prices are rising much more quickly in export markets than in domestic ones.