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Kruger to venture into specialty papers, reduces publication paper capacities

11 Sep 2017 − The diversification is pursued in partnership with the Government of Québec. Government's agent Investissement Québec will acquire 37.5% stake in Kruger Specialty Papers.» more

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Billerud Korsnäs halts production at Karlsborg

07 Sep 2017 − A fire broke out at Billerud Korsnäs' Swedish site in Karlsborg. Kraft paper and market pulp production is currently down.» more

Newsprint PM in Madrid to be halted in mid-September

06 Sep 2017 − International Paper specifies its plans on the planned closure of newsprint production in Madrid. The company said it would halt PM 62 in mid-September.» more

Prices for ordinary RCP grades in France down again

05 Sep 2017 − Recovered paper prices remain volatile in France. Complications in export activity with China have led to prices reductions in the country.» more

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Delays hit Leipa's conversion project at Schwedt mill

01 Sep 2017 − Newsprint production at the former UPM Kymmene paper mill to be continued until the end of October.» more

Uncertainty over exports to China swaying RCP market in the UK

31 Aug 2017 − Contradictory rumours and news surrounding recovered paper (RCP)exports to China were unsettling and upsetting market players active in Britain’s recovered paper business in August» more

Mondi holds off plan for MG kraft paper capacity expansion at Štetí mill

30 Aug 2017 − The company decided to postpone the machine glazed speciality kraft paper machine investment after a careful review of market conditions, said Mondi CEO Peter Oswald. » more

Fine paper and CCM prices spiralling higher in the UK

29 Aug 2017 − China’s recovered paper import regulation still unclear. Weak pound squeezing margins.» more