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For over 30 years, companies from all levels of the pulp industry supply chain have depended on our news, pulp prices, forecasts and mill intelligence to minimize risk and get ahead of the curve.

Negotiate more confidently to secure better pricing terms, anticipate market changes and gain a competitive advantage by accessing the latest expert insights. Whether you are a producer, buyer, or other stakeholder, you can make better decisions and navigate the pulp market for all major grades, including: hardwood and softwood, northern and southern, bleached, unbleached and semi-bleached pulp.

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Price and news

Breaking news and market-reflective prices covering 80 products and 2,800 sub-grades

Short-term forecasts

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

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      • Fluff (US southern kraft, untreated softwood rolls), net, CIF China
      • Bleached Softwood Kraft, from Russia (domestic, net price)
      • Unbleached Softwood Kraft, from Chile/N.America (domestic price)
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      What’s happening in the pulp market?

      Our subscribers have access to regular news and analysis, covering supply, demand, capacity, consumption, exports and imports. They also receive up-to the minute alerts on integrated and non-integrated mills, pulp buyers and sellers worldwide. Here’s just a small selection of the new and analysis our pulp experts produce.

      The Chinese pulp sector faces supply disruptions and market uncertainty as Canadian mills consider closures amid falling prices

      The global recovered paper (RCP) market has been quite volatile for the past couple of years. After a strong upturn in 2021, the global market for bulk grades of RCP collapsed in the second half of 2022. Most regions found their bottoms at the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023, and the global […]

      On Wednesday December 20, Brazil’s largest packaging paper producer, Klabin, announced that it had purchased forest assets from Arauco for $1.16 billion.  The deal covers a total of 150,000 hectares, concentrated in Paraná state in southern Brazil, including 85,000 ha of pine and bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) plantations, along with 31.50 million tonnes of standing […]

      Ribas do Rio Pardo, MS, Jan 2, 2024 (PPI Latin America) – Brazilian company Suzano, the world’s largest bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp producer, is approaching the final stages of its Cerrado project, a new greenfield mill in Ribas do Rio Pardo city, Mato Grosso do Sul state, designed to produce 2.55 million tonnes per year […]

      Pulp buyers snap up domestic resale BSK tonnages instead as prices declined proportionally with BSK futures

      Uncover how the European Green Deal and the new circular economy action plan could promote sustainability and encourage competitive economic growth in the paper and packaging industry

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      Why Fastmarkets Forest Products?
      Fastmarkets Forest Products brings together and builds on decades of expertise from RISI and Random Lengths. In order for you to stay ahead of industry trends and plan for what’s ahead, our forest products price data, forecasts, mill intelligence and reporting cover more than 3,500 grades.
      About RISI
      In March 2017, Fastmarkets announced its acquisition of RISI.

      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.
      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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