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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

Norske Skog takes four-week downtime at PM 1 in Golbey

10 Aug 2020 − The market for newsprint is currently described as very weak by market players. Norkse Skog has therefore decided to temporarily shut down PM 1 at Golbey for the summer month of August.» more

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Oji builds new corrugated packaging plant in Malaysia

06 Aug 2020 − Oji is on a strong growth course and has announced new project in Malaysia. A 7 million m²/month plant for corrugated packaging is to be built in the country.» more

Recovered paper prices in Italy drop further in July

04 Aug 2020 − Although the export business gained some momentum, recovered paper prices have fallen again in Italy in July, especially those for ordinary grades. Demand from domestic paper mills is limited and supplies are high.» more

Kama Karton to begin FBB production at end of 2020

04 Aug 2020 − Kama Karton, based in Russia’s Perm region, is aiming at becoming Russia's first folding boxboard producer. The company will start up its new FBB machine at the end of 2020. » more