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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

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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

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

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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

Prices of corrugated case material continue to fall in Germany

12 Aug 2020 − Prices of recycled corrugated case material in Germany remain exposed to pressure. They are poised to yield in August following the recent downward correction in July.» more

Finnpulp does not want to give up on pulp project yet

11 Aug 2020 − Finnpulp has not given up hope that the 1.2 million t NBSK pulp mill it was planning to erect in Finland will be built after all. The project currently hangs in the balance.» more