Graphic paper

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The demand for graphic paper has been in decline in the last few years. Keeping on top of the latest supply, demand, capacity and trading trends in this market will help you navigate potential roadblocks and find new markets for growth.

From newsprint to uncoated mechanical and coated woodfree papers, Fastmarkets provide those within the graphic paper industry value chain with accurate and essential content on market movements, essential content on key market movements, trends and drivers worldwide

Get the latest information on prices, news and forecasts for 160 sub-grades of graphic paper to help you monitor graphic paper market developments.

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Analysis of the forces moving your markets and how they’ll play out over the next 1-2 years across seven major grades

Long-term forecasts

5 - and 15-year forecasts underpinned by deep industry expertise, macroeconomic analysis and 50 years of historical data

Asset analysis

Cost and performance benchmarking covering more than 4,500 companies and 16,500 projects in the forest products supply chain

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  • UWF, Golden Sun, 70-100g, Beijing (tax included), RMB/tonne
  • CWF, Snow Eagle, 128/157g, Sichuan (tax included), RMB/tonne
  • CWF, Brilliant Sun, 128/157g, Henan (tax included), RMB/tonne
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What’s happening in the graphic paper market?

Our subscribers have access to regular news and analysis, covering supply, demand, capacity, consumption, imports of graphic paper grades and resources. They also have access to up-to the minute alerts on price changes, tariff announcements and corporate activities at graphic paper mills worldwide. Here’s just a small selection of the new and analysis our experts produce.

Demand for CFS paper has slowed as printing and writing paper buyers in North America continue to work through their inventories
Levels for UBL kraft paper are down $10/ton for 30-lb lightweight grocery bag paper and down by $10/ton for 50-lb unbleached natural multiwall sack kraft paper
Billerud continues to evaluate investments to transform and convert its Escanaba, MI, mill into a paperboard production mill, and is close to receiving up to $200 million from the state of Michigan
URB prices decline by $20/ton in NA, its first fall in almost three years; Graphic upsizes Bristol, UK, facility
A lower demand for graphic paper has caused an under performance when compared to late 2022
Fastmarkets RISI invited feedback from the industry on the pricing methodology for Latin American prices, including boxboard (Brazil), graphic papers (Brazil and Mexico), recovered paper (Mexico), and containerboard (Brazil and Mexico), via an open consultation process between December 6, 2002 and January 6, 2023.
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Forest products events

Fastmarkets’ forest products events, formerly known as RISI events, are the industry’s meeting places to discuss, debate, and learn about the latest trends and challenges in pulp, paper, packaging and more

Don’t miss the chance to hear from industry players and leaders on their market insights, access Fastmarkets’ world-class outlooks and connect with key players in the Asian forest products industry.
Fastmarkets Forest Products Latin America Conference is the only event that enables you to access one of the most trusted sources of price information, market analyses and forecasts that focuses on the region. This is your opportunity to get unparallel insights on the Latin American market directly from industry leaders and learn about the latest market drivers and trends.
Fastmarkets Forest Products North American Conference (formerly known as RISI North America) is the only regional event that covers all the key forest product grades, including pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, wood products and biomass.
About RISI

In March 2017, Fastmarkets announced its acquisition of RISI.

RISI’s news, forecasts, mill intelligence and price reporting cover over 3,500 grades, to inform and prepare you for the risks and opportunities ahead. Learn more here.

About Random Lengths

In 2018, RISI, as part of Fastmarkets, acquired Random Lengths.

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.

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