Month: September 2018

President Donald Trump hit Chinese imports to the US with massive tariffs on Thursday. China responded with tariffs on US products. Tariffs are taxes on imports designed to boost US production of goods. The new tariffs will cause costs to go up for businesses that use imported goods from China – and possibly jump prices…

China continues to shake up recovered paper markets in the USA in several ways as it has slowed its buying of secondary fiber, leaving more material in the USA. Ample supply of old corrugated containers (OCC) remained in the USA as China’s demand has weakened, industry contacts told PPI Pulp & Paper Week this week. In addition,…