Pulp and Paper

  • Forestry
  • February 24, 2017 12:02

Latvia: record high forest and woodworking industry products export value in 2016

In 2016, the total Latvian forest and woodworking industry products export value reached the record high 2.102 billion euros. That is 4.6% more that in the previous year... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 20, 2017 13:22

The global forest industry in the fourth quarter of 2016

With a few exceptions, sawlog prices were lower throughout the world in the 4Q/16 than they were in the previous quarter. The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 1.2% to US$69.82/m3 in the 4Q/16... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • February 17, 2017 11:02

Stock volumes of roundwood and wood chips lower by 4% in 4Q/2016

The total stocks of softwood sawlogs, pulpwood and wood chips in Sweden is estimated at 8.0 million m³ in the fourth quarter of 2016. This is a decline by 4 percent compared with the same period of last year.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 16, 2017 11:30

Norway: More roundwood sales – falling prices

In Norway, a total of 10.4 million cubic metres of industrial roundwood were cut for sale in 2016. This represents an increase of 186,000 cubic metres as compared with 2015. In the same period, the average price decreased by 4 percent... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 16, 2017 11:09

Södra increases the price for NBSK in Europe

Södra announced that it will increase its market price for NBSK (Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft) in Europe to US$840 per tonne, for all new business... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • February 16, 2017 09:28

Stora Enso plans to shut down one SC paper machine in Sweden

Stora Enso will start co-determination negotiations with employees at its Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden regarding a plan to reorganise the mill, including a permanent closure of paper machine (PM) 8.... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • February 15, 2017 15:07

European paper and board production in slight decrease in 2016

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has published its preliminary statistics for 2016. Thus, according to CEPI, in 2016, European paper and board production has decreased by 0.1% compared to the previous year... [more...]

  • Sawmilling
  • February 10, 2017 10:24

Wood product profits support global paper and forest products stable 2017 outlook, says Moody's

The likelihood of more profits from the wood products and paper packaging businesses offsetting declines in the printing and writing paper segment will keep the outlook for the global paper and forest products sector stable in 2017... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • February 03, 2017 13:18

Finnish roundwood prices on the rise in December

The prices for roundwood in Finland increased in December 2016 over the same period of last year. Spruce logs price increased the most, by 6.03%, reaching ... [more...]

  • Pulp and Paper
  • February 02, 2017 09:07

Brazil: Low wood fiber costs to attract investment in pulp production capacity

The export market for pulp produced in Brazil has become increasingly important for the pulp sector with the export share of domestic production having gone up from 55% in 2007 to almost 70% in 2016... [more...]

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