(China) Done with double-sorted OCC

Recyclers and industry consultants say the price of double-sorted old corrugated containers (OCC) has decreased by $40 to $50 per ton for export markets as of the first week of October. Export pricing for that commodity escalated quickly in the August and September buying periods—the average price of double-sorted OCC for export to China was between $167 and $185 per ton in the September buying period, according to Fastmarkets RISI’s PPI Pulp & Paper Week Report Sept. 4. But prices for double-sorted OCC have dropped almost as quickly as they rose.

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