Since August 2020, China’s finished paper (cultural paper, packaging paper, household paper, etc.) has been raising prices frequently. Up to now, the prices of major packaging paper and cultural paper products are still rising sharply, which has given downstream companies in the industry chain Normal production and operation have a great impact.
After experiencing the downturn after the epidemic, the price of white cardboard began to continue and rapidly lead the rise. The data shows that the price of conventional white cardboard has continued to risefrom RMB 5,400/ton in June 2020 to RMB 7,700/ton in January 2021, an increase of 43%, reaching the highest point since 2013. Several companies of different sizes, but their actions are “uniform”, with the same increase and reasons. The financial report of a leading white card company is expected to achieve a net profit of 830 million to 850 million yuan in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 514%-534.%. Round white cardboard is a veritable leading variety. This wave of cardboard paper, corrugated paper, coated paper, double offset paper and other paper prices also rose, but the increase was basically around 20%, which was significantly different from white cardboard.
The price of white cardboard rose from 5500/ton to over 10,000 yuan/ton now. Some organizations predict that in the medium and long term, the prices of various paper grades will enter an upward phase in 2021.
There are many reasons behind the price increase of paper, ranging from the initial macro recovery and loose economic atmosphere, to the increase in the cost of CME timber, to the tight container, insufficient railway capacity, and the increase in freight rates. Among them, the most mainstream factor is waste paper. The two-way benefit brought by the import ban policy and the new plastic restriction order. In summary, it is mainly because of the following three points: prohibiting the import of waste paper, restricting the use of plastic products, and soaring pulp prices.
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