BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has announced the Asian Conference will address the recent price surge in Chinese recycled containerboard and other packaging as questions begin to arise about the future of the market. The upcoming conference will take place May 22-24 at the Langham Shenzhen Hotel in Shenzhen, China.
Sectors of the industry supply chain have taken notice of this sudden price increase for recycled containerboard and the knock-on effects on upstream businesses in China and other parts of Asia. The question is whether this trend will drop or sustain.
At the upcoming conference, RISI's team of experts will be joined by industry leaders to examine the underlying causes, helping delegates understand what this could mean for their business. They will discuss the potential contributing factors, such as rising freight costs, mandated production curbs and forecasted demand growth. Leaders of the transportation industry will weigh in to give perspective on the costs of shipping.
Attendees of the Asian Conference will learn more about the current trends, changing trade flows and migration of manufacturing. RISI's Asian Conference regularly attracts delegates from around the globe, representing more than 120 companies across the supply chain, providing valuable industry insight and abundant networking opportunities.
For registration or more information about the Asian Conference, please visit www.risi.com/asianconference.
About RISI (www.risi.com)
RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, packaging, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue and nonwovens industries to help them make better decisions.
Headquartered in Boston, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.
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