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.