The World Containerboard Organisation (WCO), worldwide representative of producers of corrugated base materials, located in Brussels/ Belgium, has published its forecast for 2018/2019 (‘Outlook for Containerboard Markets’). It gives a macroeconomic overview in different continents before focusing on the development of containerboard.
In its editorial WCO says that the extent of the recovery was slightly underestimated last year. Experts of economical Institutes, financial institutes and banks were wrong with their forecasts for 2017. Nevertheless, the trend of containerboard was correctly predicted by WCO.