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
We look at some of the consequences following China’s ban on recovered fiber imports
North American pulp prices continue to face downward pressure with more fresh inventory entering the market
What will pulp demand look like after the quieter LNY period in a market with limited availability?
HELSINKI, December 9, 2022 (PIX Pulp & Paper Indices) – Fastmarkets FOEX invited feedback from the industry in an open consultation process between October 30 and November 25, 2022 on the pricing methodology for its PIX US NBSK Gross price index in NORTH AMERICA. The consultation was done as part of our annual methodology review process.
HELSINKI, October 30, 2022 (PIX Pulp and Paper indices) – Fastmarkets FOEX is inviting feedback from the industry on the pricing methodologies for its PIX US NBSK Gross Pulp price index in NORTH AMERICA, as part of its annual methodology review process.