Categories: CoverageNotes
      Date: Apr 24, 2020
     Title: COVERAGE NOTE: Open consultation on FOEX methodology for PIX Packaging Indices

COVERAGE NOTE: Open consultation on FOEX methodology for PIX Packaging Europe Indices

HELSINKI, April 24, 2020 (PIX Pulp & Paper Indices) - Fastmarkets FOEX is inviting feedback from the industry on the pricing methodologies for its PIX Packaging Europe price indices, as part of its newly announced annual methodology review process.

This consultation, which is open until May 22th, 2020, seeks to ensure that our methodologies continue to reflect the physical market under indexation, in compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) principles for Price Reporting Agencies (PRAs). This includes all elements of our pricing process, our price specifications and publication frequency.

Please find the current methodology here of FOEX PIX Packaging Europe.

Please send responses in writing, preferably in electronic format, to the following address: Please add the subject heading "PIX Packaging annual methodology reviewā€¯.

Please specify whether your response is confidential. Opinions offered in confidential responses may be referenced but will not be attributed in any way.

Fastmarkets will publish the outcome of this methodology review by June 5th, 2020, including a summary of the feedback with the exception of those marked as confidential. Any proposals to make material changes, discontinue or launch prices will involve a separate market consultation, the length of which will depend on how substantial the change is.