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Canada: production

and exports in March

(,000 metric tons) March January - March 2001 2000 1999 2001 2000 1999 Pulp production Chemical paper grades total 1,129 1,229 1,190 3,418 3,658 3,466... more

Starch substitution

is in full progress

Corn and wheat starch are used as alternatives for potato starch The use of native starch in the paper industry has recently changed in many aspects. Whereas in the past, the industry almost exclusively used potato starch due to the high degree... more

Sweden: paper/board

production and deliveries

(,000 tons) 1st quarter % 2001 2000 01/00 PRODUCTION Newsprint 634 646 - 1.9 Printing & writing woodfree 416 430 - 3.3 woodcontaining 288... more

Pulpex futures for NBSK

(metr. ton, a.d., TCF/ECF) Settlement prices in US$ 21 May 2001 14 May 2001 23 April 2001 June 2001 435.00 445.50 457.50 September 2001 446.00 445.50 464.50 December... more

Pulp sellers hope for

improving markets in Asia

Prices are still on a downward trend There is still no sign of a change in trend on the pulp market and prices continue their downward trend. According to most market insiders, the end to the slump still seems a long way off. Some think it is... more

EEM plans to raise

stake in Gascogne

The French holding company Electricité et Eaux de Madagascar (EEM), Paris, intends to increase its share in the Groupe Gascogne, Saint-Paul-Les-Dax, operating in the timber, paper and packaging segments. According to EEM, at the moment the... more

Baumgartner boosts

sales and profits

The Swiss company Baumgartner Papier was able to increase sales and profits in the past business year 2000. Baumgartner has reported a 4.9% boost in sales to SFr356m (previous year: SFr339m). Consolidated earnings amounted to SFr 5.0m (SFr2.3m).... more

Munksjö reports

increase in earnings

Munksjö of Sweden reports an increase in first quarter earnings in all divisions apart from packaging. The group’s total net earnings amounted to SKr137m (SKr112m) while operating profits touched SKr165m (SKr137m) and sales edged up to... more

Mayr-Melnhof buys German

board mill from Gruber+Weber

Board machine in Obertsrot produces 140,000 t of cartonboard Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG, Vienna, has taken over Gruber+Weber Karton GmbH & Co KG in Gernsbach-Obertsrot. As the European market leader for coated cartonboard reported, the purchase of... more

Amcor sells 50% holding in

Kimberley-Clark Australia to KCC

Australian packaging group is content with business development Australian Amcor Ltd has reached an agreement with the Kimberly Clark Corporation (KCC) to sell their 50% holding in Kimberly-Clark Australia (KCA) to KCC. The price has been agreed... more