August 17, 2009
As of August 1, Södra raised prices for bleached softwood pulp and bleached hardwood pulp (birch and eucalyptus) by 30 USD per ton. The new tariffs are USD 690 for softwood pulp and USD 560 for hardwood pulp.
Ulf Edman, President of Södra Cell International, declared that the balance on the pulp market has been improving steadily, while global stocks had fallen to a very low level. He added that the demand in Asia remained strong.