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Soporcel thanks to PM2

Pulp and paper manufacturer Soporcel (Sociedade Portuguesa de Celulose) of Portugal achieved its best results in history. Net profits amounted to EUR86.3m which equals an increase of 189% year-on-year. Sales rose by 37% to EUR503.8m while... more

Egypt plans to privatise

paper companies

The Egyptian government plans to privatise its National Paper Company (NPC) in the course of a limited tender to be organised in 2001. Reports indicate that a prequalification procedure will serve to select a strategic investor with experience in... more

AssiDomän Corrugated to

be sold to Kappa Packaging

CVC extends paper branch – AssiDomän to focus on forest assets The future of Swedish AssiDomän Corrugated is decided: the group disclosed an agreement regarding the debt-free sale of its corrugated and containerboard division for SKr10.41bn... more

Business has become quieter

on the pulp and paper markets

No fundamental changes on the German wastepaper market Business has become noticeably quieter on the paper and pulp markets. Very much under the influence of the belief that further price reductions are on the way, customers are withholding their... more

Abitibi invests in a

new deinking-plant

The Canadian paper group Abitibi-Consolidated is to invest US$50m in a new deinking plant at its Thorold mill in Ontario over the next 18 months. The construction of the new plant will begin this spring and is to be finished in summer 2002. The... more

Irving Tissue acquires

P&G’s Toronto plant

The Canadian tissue manufacturer Irving Tissue has concluded the purchase of the the Toronto tissue plant from US diversified industrial group Procter & Gamble (P&G). Furthermore, Irving Tissue will acquire the “Royale“ trademark and brand... more

News in brief

French manufacturer of graphic paper Jeand’heurs S.A. declared bankruptcy on 5 March 2001 upon which production was stopped immediately. Due to financial difficulties the company filed for insolvency in July 2000 and has since been under court... more

Pulpex futures for NBSK

(metr. ton, a.d., TCF/ECF) Settlement prices in US$ 12 March 2001 5 March 2001 12 February 2001 March 2001 490.00 520.00 517.00 June 2001 489.50 510.00 515.00... more

Leading producers reduce

prices for softwood pulp

Fine paper prices in Europe remain under pressure Right at the outset of the month, two leading manufacturers of northern bleached softwood sulphate pulp announced price cuts of $30 down to $650/metr. t, $20 short of the predicted $50. All the... more


Watch - Germany

February 2001 January 2001 February 2000 Pulp / metr. t cif b Bleached softwood sulphate from Scandinavia and Canada 680 $... more