Turkey considering stricter rules for RCP imports, although import duties are off the table for now

18 Sep 2019 − Turkey currently consumes approximately 4 million tpy of recovered paper, but collects only roughly 3 million tpy within its own borders. Even so, the country is apparently considering imposing stricter rules for...» more

Newsprint producers hope prices in Germany will stabilise after capacity cutbacks

18 Sep 2019 − Demand on the newsprint market continues to experience a strong decline. In the run-up to price talks, UPM has now announced capacity cutbacks for publication papers.» more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö mulls future of decor paper business

17 Sep 2019 − Specialty paper manufacturer Ahlstrom-Munksjö is currently examining strategic alternatives for the decor paper business, which is combined in the "Decor" division. According to an ad hoc announcement published this...» more

Stora Enso in talks on market-related downtime at Anjala paper mill

13 Sep 2019 − Newsprint and magazine paper prices are on a downward path in 2019 amid weak demand abundant supply. Publication paper producer Stora Enso is now looking for ways to match supply to demand. The company is considering...» more

Metsä Tissue to build new tissue paper machine at Mariestad mill

12 Sep 2019 − Production of fresh fibre tissue is a sustainable alternative to recovered fibre based products, that are suffering from a continuous decline in the availability and quality of recycled fibre, the company stressed.» more


Marperger Group buys Baden Board

11 Sep 2019 − Munich-based Livia Group plans to sell its stake in Baden Board to the Czech Marperger Group.» more

UPM to reduce SC paper capacity, puts French newsprint mill up for sale

10 Sep 2019 − UPM is responding to the structural decline in publication paper consumption. The company will close one SC paper machine and wants to part with its French Chapelle Darblay mill.» more