China issues first batch of recovered paper import licences

05 Jan 2018 − China's Ministry for Environmental Protection has lowered the threshold for companies to apply for recovered paper import licences and has issued the first batch of licences. » more


Bain Capital acquires Fedrigoni

02 Jan 2018 − The Fedrigoni family will retain a minority shareholding in the company.» more

Fortress Paper sells security paper business

22 Dec 2017 − The low operating levels of Fortress Paper's Landqart security paper mill in Switzerland have become a serious problem that prompted the company to sell its subsidiary. The company now intends to focus on its dissolving...» more

Prices for sorted graphic paper for deinking
in France slip further

20 Dec 2017 − Not only the prices of the lower recovered paper grades, but also those of some medium grades have been suffering recently. Sorted graphic paper for deinking prices in France have been falling for several months now.» more


Norske Skogindustrier ASA files for bankruptcy

19 Dec 2017 − The board of directors of Norske Skogindustrier ASA decided to file for bankruptcy on Tuesday 19 December. » more

Paper suppliers and buyers in France amidst price negotiations in many segments

19 Dec 2017 − Negotiations on hikes for many paper and board grades at the beginning of 2018 are on the agenda of market players in France in December. » more

Arctic Paper to increase output capacity at its Kostrzyn mill

15 Dec 2017 − Company says it sees business opportunities in profitable segments of the fine paper market» more

Smurfit Kappa to hike prices for all containerboard grades

14 Dec 2017 − Smurfit Kappa plans to increase containerboard prices by 60 euro per tonne across all European markets with effect from 15 January 2018.» more