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Port Townsend Paper

buys Crown divisions

US Port Townsend Paper Corp. plans to take over the conventional packaging divisions of Crown Packaging Ltd. The companies placed the purchase price at $61.5m. The transaction concerns two production sites for corrugated board and paper articles... more

Norske Skog enjoyed

favourable market

Norwegian Norske Skog closed the year 2000 with „satisfactory“ earnings. The company, which specialises in printing papers, upped its pre-tax profits to NKr3.02bn (1.83bn), operating profits were doubled to NKr4.21bn (2.13bn) and sales rose to... more

Italy: output, imports and

exports January – September

Output Import Export % % % tons 1999 2000 00/99 1999 2000 00/99 1999... more

The paper industry is waiting

for a revival in the Far East

Producers hope overseas activities will kick in and stabilise the market The pulp and paper markets are currently unstable. Market players are at a loss regarding the further development of the situation. Optimists among them hope prices will... more

UPM-Kymmene hits record figures

for sales and profits in 2000

Healthy development of volume and prices on company’s main markets UPM-Kymmene of Finland joins the circle of companies hitting record figures for sales and earnings in 2000. Favourable price development coupled with strong demand on the... more

Transactions proved

profitable for Holmen

The notable increase in annual profits for Holmen of Sweden was largely helped by several transactions closed in 2000, among them the acquisition of Spanish Papelera Peninsular in July and the sale of a 50 per cent stake in Modo Paper. Proceeds... more

News in brief

The Dutch Buhrmann group has sold its stake of over 5% in the South African paper producer Sappi (13.1 million shares at a price of SAR 58.75), generating a net profit of about EUR 20m. After Buhrmann had acquired a holding of around 20% in the... more

COFEPAC reports

lower growth rate

The French paper and cardboard packaging industry reports a low growth rate despite the positive development of the European, North American and Asian economy during last year’s nine-month period. In its report for the January-September 2000,... more


Review - France 2000

Prices in FF per metr. ton free delivered 1st quarter 2000 2nd quarter 2000 3rd quarter 2000 4th quarter 2000 unless otherwise stated... more

Waste paper futures

(Contracts of 100 t) Closing prices in EUR per ton Supermarket waste Deinking (A9) at the futures exchange (kaufhaus, A4) Hanover, Germany 12 February 2001 5 February 2001... more