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Corrugated Containers
May 2021 Raw Material Update

North America
Containerboard prices have moved higher by about 4% in North America as demand remains strong because of e-commerce gains during the pandemic.  Pulp prices have reached record levels and recycled fiber inputs are also stronger and this has pressured containerboard prices higher.

Latin America 
Virgin Linerboard +14%  Brazil

Recycled Linerboard N/C  Mexico
Recycled Fluting N/C

Containerboard prices are moving higher in Europe by 5% to 9.5% depending on grade.

Containerboard prices were momentarily stable in April for Asia after considerable volatility thus far in 2021.