Norske Skog announces plan for new recapitalisation proposal, Citibank issues acceleration notice for 2019 SSN

12 Sep 2017 − New recapitalisation proposal is expected to be presented next Monday. 2019 SSN trustee Citibank, however, issued an acceleration notice and declared immediate maturity of all monetary obligations under the SSN.» more


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

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

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