Month: October 2018

Worldwide demand for market pulp is forecast to rise 5% in 2018 and nearly 2.5% in 2019, as a relatively strong global economy and China’s aggressive import policy changes in the recovered paper sector drive additional demand for virgin pulp, RISI’s VP of fiber economic analysis David Fortin said in a recent presentation. The global…

US domestic pricing was unchanged in the last month for unbleached kraft linerboard, white top linerboard, and semichemical corrugating medium, box makers and containerboard producers told PPI Pulp & Paper Week this week. Most open market tons domestically were priced in line with their levels last month, according to industry contacts. “It’s all about the same,” said…