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German sack kraft paper prices drop in Q1
despite good demand

08 Apr 2020 − Good capacity utililsation levels would suggest rising prices for sack kraft paper in Germany. However, hikes are not an issue at the moment and looking at the quarter as a whole, prices declined.» more

Domtar cuts output of woodfree uncoated paper

07 Apr 2020 − Domtar will curb WFU paper production at two US mills "in response to the unforeseeable business conditions driven by the Covid-19 pandemic."» more

Turkey sees slump in waste paper collections amid Covid-19 expansion

07 Apr 2020 − Recovered paper availability in Turkey has deteriorated amid the coronavirus crisis as there are problems with collections. Waste paper imports had increased last year but have also shrunk of late.» more

Price for mixed paper positive again in the UK

07 Apr 2020 − Given the very dynamic market situation, EUWID decided to publish an interim report for the British recovered paper market (RCP).» more

Mercer and West Fraser to take downtime at Quesnel JV pulp mill

03 Apr 2020 − The 50/50 JV Cariboo Pulp and Paper mill will stop NBSK pulp production for four weeks as of 20 April as Covid-19 related restrictions impact business.» more

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Stora Enso mulls temporary layoffs at Oulu and Veitsiluoto mills

03 Apr 2020 − Stora Enso to start co-determination process on temporary layoffs of 2,000 employees in Finland due to uncertainties arising from Coronavirus pandemic.» more

Norske Skog Golbey's newsprint machine resumes operations

02 Apr 2020 − The Golbey newsprint mill of Norske Skog is fully running again after a coronavirus-related downtime. It is however uncertain how orders will evolve.» more

Kruger stops production at Brompton newsprint
and specialty paper mill

01 Apr 2020 − The newsprint market is on the decline and with the spread of Covid-19, the market envionment has become even more challenging. Kruger has therefore decided to take downtime at the Brompton paper mill.» more