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Demand for woodfree paper in France recovers in August

25 Aug 2020 − In July and August demand for woodfree printing and writing paper in France has recovered from the lows they touched in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. » more

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Indonesia halts registration process for non-hazardous waste suppliers

24 Aug 2020 − Indonesia has currently halted The Exporter Registration Process for Exports of Non-Hazardous and Non-Toxic Waste to Indonesia. The process is under review until further notice.» more

Total licence volume for RCP imports into China close to 6 million t

20 Aug 2020 − As Chinese mills are trying to get as much recovered fibre as possible on the water in August, export prices for OCC in Europe surge.» more

Metsä Spring and Valmet join forces to develop alternative pulp based packaging solutions

20 Aug 2020 − Metsä Spring and Valmet take next step towards novel wood fibre-based 3D products. The pilot plant is to start up by the end of next year.» more

German recovered paper prices drop again in July

19 Aug 2020 − The price situation on the recovered paper market in Germany looks to be stabilising in August, following a palpable dip in waste paper arisings in July. » more

Austrocel to kick off bioethanol production at the end of year

19 Aug 2020 − Dissolving pulp producer Austrocel has a multi-year bioethanol supply agreement with Austria's oil and gas company OMV.» more

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Mondi: start-up of new kraft-top white containerboard machine delayed

18 Aug 2020 − Covid-19 slowed works at Mondi's Ruzomberok mill in the second quarter. Project costs increase to €370m.» more

Cooler demand on Germany's core and coreboard market

18 Aug 2020 − The German core and coreboard market is still feeling the effects of the pandemic. After a short uptick in demand during the lockdown, business weakened substantially as from May at the latest.» more

Domtar closes fine paper capacities and enters containerboard market

14 Aug 2020 − Domtar Corporation is reacting to the continuing decline on graphic paper markets. The company will take 655,000 tpy of fine paper capacities from the market and convert one PM to containerboard production.» more

International Paper sells more shares in Graphic Packaging International

13 Aug 2020 − The ownership structure of Graphic Packaging International is changing. International Paper will sell part of its interest, retaining only a 14.5 per cent stake.» more