Bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp in Brazil has dropped 38.2% year on year, according to Fastmarkets’ price survey

Brazil exported a record 1 million tonnes of bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp to China in July, according to Brazil’s Secretariat of Foreign Trade

Both hardwood and softwood pulp demand remained weak but Suzano surprises with price hike announcement

Pulp suppliers are cautiously optimistic but weak demand and a volatile futures market continue to bring challenges

Several pulp buyers suggested that there is still further room for prices to fall

Softwood and hardwood kraft pulp prices continue to erode with abundant supply in the market

Overcapacity in the pulp market continues to drive prices down, with Arauco announcing more price cuts for multiple grades in June

The ball is in the sellers’ court, but time is on the buyers’ side in the Chinese pulp market

Look ahead with our senior economist Patrick Cavanagh at supply trends, demand drivers, capacity changes and risk factors in the pulp market

A review by Patrick Cavanagh as he takes a deep dive into the specific impacts of the war on wood pulp markets and revisits initial predictions