Downward trend in pulp prices continues in October

25 Oct 2019 − Although not all contracts had been done and dusted by the end of the penultimate week of October, it was already more than evident that the pulp price erosion on the European market cannot be stopped in October, either.» more


UPM Nordland rebuilds PM 2, production restarts in November

24 Oct 2019 − About 180,000 tpy of output capacity for woodfree uncoated and coated paper are being removed from the market.» more

Pro-Gest granted more time to respond to Mantua authorities

22 Oct 2019 − Final decision on the capacity increase at Pro-Gest's packaging paper mill in Mantua is expected by the end of October. » more

Fine paper market in Germany more stable in October

22 Oct 2019 − Despite the constant price pressure in all market segments, things appear to be stabilising on the graphic papers market in Germany. » more


Columbia Pulp starts up new straw pulp mill in the USA

21 Oct 2019 − US company Columbia Pulp has commissioned its new pulp mill in Columbia County, Washington. The new mill produces pulp based on straw and alfalfa. » more

EU: Anti-dumping proceedings on imports of heavyweight thermal papers from South Korea

18 Oct 2019 − The European Commission has initiated anti-dumping proceedings concerning the import of certain heavyweight thermal papers (HWTP) from the Republic of Korea. » more

Metsä Tissue idles TM 6 in Krapkowice

18 Oct 2019 − Tissue paper production on the TM 6 will be temporarily stopped until the end of the year. Metsä Tissue will then decide whether the machine will resume operations again or not.» more

Chinese authorities release new batch of licences

17 Oct 2019 − Chinese authorities have issued licences for the import of recovered paper to China covering more than 400,000 t.» more