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Derek Mahlburg

Director, North American Graphic Paper

Fastmarkets RISI

Derek Mahlburg works out of Fastmarkets RISI’s Charlottesville office and has covered North American graphic paper markets since 2008, authoring the North American forecasts and commentaries, including the monthly Paper Trader and five and fifteen-year forecasts. He also directs the global graphic paper forecast and has led various special studies and risk analyses, including the Global Woodfree Risk of Closure Study, North American Containerboard Conversion Study, The Impact of Media Tablets on Publication Paper Markets and The Impact of E-commerce on North American Paper Packaging Markets.

 

 

Presentation

Global containerboard outlook

11:30am
Session Three - Paper, pulp and packaging perspectives

Wednesday, 29 September, 2021 - 12:15

  • Blowout demand performance in 2020
  • How long will pandemic shifts that powered demand growth persist?
  • Will there be enough growth to absorb incoming capacity?
  • Outlook for global demand/supply/trade

Global graphic paper outlook

2:00pm
Session Three - Paper, pulp and packaging perspectives

Wednesday, 29 September, 2021 - 12:15

  • How is demand faring as pandemic eases in some countries?
  • Massive capacity shakeout occurred, implications for operating rates
  • Global supply/demand balance
  • Rising costs and profitability for remaining mills

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