FINANCIAL ANALYSTS: Paper, Packaging and Building Materials – 10 predictions for 2018 [AIR]
excerpt from Armstrong Investment Research
AIR’s Crystal Ball – With a new year upon us, most investors are rightfully asking what will change. As such, we are giving our top 10 market changing predictions for 2018 as well some insight as to what these changes will mean for the industry.
US Containerboard Prices Will Rise in the Spring – With containerboard operating rates above 97%, inventories very tight and demand from China likely higher in 2018 than 2017, we believe that the major containerboard producers will announce a price hike of $50 to $60 a ton in the spring to be fully ...