Price data, news and analysis for the forest products market
The forest products market is going through a period of fundamental change. Sustainability is now a business imperative. Supply chains are breaking down. New mills, lines and conversions are adding capacity while others are closing. Covid-19 and other market forces have created unprecedented price volatility and imbalances in supply and demand.
The need to stay on top of industry trends and anticipate the future has never been greater. Keep up with these fast-moving, global markets. Our news, forecasts, mill intelligence and price reporting for 3,500+ grades keeps you ahead of the competition and prepared for the risks and opportunities ahead.
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Brazilian printing and writing paper demand has been suffering with the rise of the shift-to-digital trend, along with the retail crisis and increased competition. Fastmarkets economist, Rafael Barisauskas, explains the upside and downside risks ahead for this market
Both German sorted mixed papers and board and German corrugated paper and board saw an uptick in prices
The linerboarprice drops are a result of discount deals emerging in the North American linerboard market
Given the recent mill curtailments some hardwood producers are thinking creatively in order to stay productive
Multifamily housing starts show some sign of life in late 2023, but the overall picture shows a different trend when compared to single-family
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Formerly RISI events, these are the places to discuss, debate, and learn about the latest trends and challenges in pulp, paper, packaging and more
Learn how to monitor packaging prices using cost and price indices and understand the underlying cost drivers, from material cost to labor, energy and more. Examples include cartonboard, liquid container and paper bag.
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● A comparison between the RRI to alternative measures
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RISI has been a leading provider of insight to the forest products industry for many decades, and is well known for its analysis, news and conferences.
Fastmarkets has built on this foundation to bring you news, forecasts, mill intelligence and price reporting cover over 3,500 grades across the globe to inform and prepare you for the risks and opportunities ahead. Learn more here.
Random Lengths, still the most widely circulated and respected source of information for the wood products industry, continues to provide unbiased, consistent, and timely reports of market activity and prices, related trends, issues, and analyses. The company’s focus has traditionally been on North American markets, but as international trade in wood products has increased, we have expanded our coverage to prices and developments in overseas supplying regions. We also strive to deliver information to our customers in a timely and economical manner, utilizing modern technology. Learn more here.
We recognize the importance of being clear about our price assessment and index process. Our independently audited pricing process aligns with core IOSCO principles. Find out how our price reporters and analysts assess and forecast prices in agriculture, forest products and metals
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