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Indonesia postpones introduction of exporter registration to 1 January 2021

16 Oct 2020 − The Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia has postponed the introduction of the exporter registration scheme for secondary raw material suppliers to 1 January 2021. » more

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UPM Kaipola paper mill shut-down by mid-December

16 Oct 2020 − Kaipola publication paper mill houses one coated magazine paper and two newsprint machines. Total capacity reduction amounts to 720,000 tpy.» more

EPRC does not expect another covid-19 related recovered paper shortage

15 Oct 2020 − This year has been characterised by extreme price volatility on the recovered paper (RCP) market. Experts speaking at online events organised by BIR and the EPRC believe that the market will stabilise again in 2021. In...» more

Hamburger Containerboard to discontinue board production at Trostberg mill

14 Oct 2020 − Declining orders and high maintenance and operating costs are the reasons behind the closure of BM 1 at Hamburger Rieger Trostberg.» more

Good business in Poland's packaging paper and board markets at the start of Q4

14 Oct 2020 − Following the pandemic-related downturn in the second quarter, the Polish economy began a robust recovery in early summer.» more

Lecta to take over Avery Dennison Europe and MENA offset sheets business

13 Oct 2020 − A special agreement between Avery Dennision and Lecta guarantees supply of self-adhesive papers through the existing network of distributors.» more

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Valves supplier Neles opposed to merger with Valmet

13 Oct 2020 − Both Valmet and Alfa Laval are interested in acquiring Finnish valves producer Neles. For now, Neles has recommended to its shareholders to accept Alfa Laval's offer.» more

Pulp producer Fibre Excellence Tarascon in receivership

09 Oct 2020 − Market players are worried about the future of pulp producer Fibre Excellence in Tarascon. The company is facing financial difficulties. The search for a buyer is ongoing.» more