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February 2023 News for Folding Cartons
Most grades of boxboard were stable in February in North America.  Uncoated recycled boxboard (URB) declined in February.

Boxboard prices increased 3% to 4% in Latin America for February.

FBB was steady in February in Europe but WLC was down by about 4% in Europe on the month.

In Asia, recycled boxboard rolled over but Coated Ivory Board softened in February.

2023 Forecast Update Highlights for Folding Cartons

Most grades of boxboard will be softer in North America and Europe, particularly recycled grades.  SBS will remain strong, particularly for
foodservice grades.

Asian prices will strengthen in 2023 after and extended period of low prices.