While scrap paper companies that sell paper to industrialists by purchasing paper from the domestic market stated that there is not enough demand in the market, the industrialists noted that there is not enough scrap paper in the domestic market.
Scrap Problems in the paper market continue. While industrialists want the import quota for scrap paper to be increased to meet their raw material needs, supplier companies do not purchase scrap paper from the domestic market on the grounds that there is no demand. While it is claimed that some companies set prices, it is stated that the reason for not purchasing from the domestic market may be an effort to suppress prices. Paper imports in Turkey are made according to determined quotas. That’s why industrialists meet part of their raw material needs from the domestic market. Stating that there is not enough scrap paper in the domestic market, sector representatives are preparing to meet with the relevant institutions to overcome this problem and increase the import quota, while scrap paper manufacturers that supply industrialists do not purchase from the domestic market. Scrap paper companies, which buy paper from the domestic market and sell it to industrialists, state that there is not enough demand in the market and therefore they cannot make purchases.
CAPACITIES WILL INCREASE BY 50 PERCENT
Industrialists who reached our newspaper after our news about “Import game in scrap paper” said, “There are serious incentives for the collection of recycled products abroad, so foreign companies, which cost raw materials at almost half our price, send ready-made products to Turkey at our production cost. For this reason, we have difficulty competing with foreign companies. However, despite this, serious investments have been made in the field of recycling in Turkey in recent years. “With the investments made this year, we will increase capacity by 50 percent in 2024,” he said.
Industrialists want quota increase
industrialistsPointing out that the current paper stock in Turkey is not enough for the factories to operate at full capacity, he said, “It is not possible to overcome this problem with the import quota.” On the other hand, it is claimed that some companies that dominate the market give instructions to scrap paper companies about determining paper purchase prices. This situation “is a means to suppress prices in the domestic market.” game It brings to mind the question “Is it being played?”