Echo Xu

Echo Xu

RISI (UMPaper)

Echo Xu joined UMPaper at RISI Shanghai Office as recovered paper analyst in 2014. She covers the dynamic information for recycled fiber in China or imported futures market. Echo was graduated from Dalian Polytechnic University in Pulp and Paper Engineering with a master degree.


China Recovered Paper Market

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 13:30

From January to October 2016, consumption of Chinese recovered paper has increased while the import volume witnessed a year-on-year decrease. Price in the recovered paper market started rise after the 2016 Chinese New Year. Then prices of domestic and imported recovered paper have performed well.

Commodity price increase and good demand from mills drove a warming market of recovered paper.

A large number of containerboard and boxboard capacities will be put into operation in the coming future. But the growth rate will significantly slow down compared with past several years.