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France: newsprint prices heading lower mid-year

29 Jul 2014 − Another downturn in consumption and comparatively high prices in France meant that manufacturers had to grant their customers discounts in contracts for the third quarter or the entire second half.» more

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Portucel delivers more but posts lower results in first half

28 Jul 2014 − Portucel has lowered its results in the first half of the year. While the company increased its deliveries, sales prices during the period declined. » more

Rottneros posts SEK39m profit in first half-year

23 Jul 2014 − Rottneros has improved its half-year results compared to the first six months of 2013. The company benefited from higher pulp prices and lower operating costs.» more

Producers want to charge more for CWF paper in Italy

22 Jul 2014 − Woodfree coated paper manufacturers doing business in Italy are no longer willing to accept low prices and narrow margins, and have announced plans to increase their selling prices for all deliveries starting in...» more

No prospect of a turnaround on the European pulp market in July

22 Jul 2014 − In July, European NBSK prices remain stable, while pressure seems to persist on the European hardwood pulp market. » more

Careo to rebuild board machine in Santa Giustina

21 Jul 2014 − In August Careo will idle the board machine at the Santa Giustina mill for a rebuild. As a result, the board's runability and printability will increase.» more

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National Geographic adds recycled paper to magazines

18 Jul 2014 − In a major step forward for the use of recycled paper in the magazine industry, the National Geographic Society (NGS) has begun incorporating recycled fibre in all the pages of National Geographic Magazine, National...» more

Scheufelen to cut its output capacity

17 Jul 2014 − More capacity will be taken out of the coated fine paper market against the background of declining overall consumption.» more

Price increase announced for recycled corrugated case material in Germany

15 Jul 2014 − Producers of recycled corrugated case material are trying to take advantage of a very good order situation and have announced price increases as of 1 August. » more