Feedback was received during the consultation period of an immaterial nature that would not impact the result of price assessments. Therefore, while no material changes will be made to the methodologies at this stage, clarification indicating that the Effective List price treats changes in annually established discounts during the year as changes in the price. […]

Amid a market downturn, suppliers reconsider proposed price increases for pulp in China, revealing the complexities of the import pulp market

How could the EUDR could reshape the future of the pulp and paper industry? In our recent Viewpoint article by European packaging director Alejandro Mata Lopez we explore the potential challenges and opportunities for the market and global trade

Suppliers were not letting-up in their search for price increases for market pulp imports into China, despite Chinese buyers’ escalating pushback, and this has worsened the unusual situation in which pulp is more expensive than finished products in that market

The PIX US NBSK price index was published for the last time this Tuesday, May 28, 2024. The decision to discontinue the index was taken following an open consultation in November 2023, and it was communicated in a Pricing Notice on December 28, 2023. Please find the Pricing Notice here. We thank all those who […]

This consultation, until which is open until June 24, 2023, seeks to ensure that our methodologies continue to reflect the physical market under indexation, in compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) principles for Price Reporting Agencies (PRAs). This includes all elements of our pricing process, our price specifications, and publication frequency. You […]

Amid fluctuating market conditions, Paper Excellence Group announces significant price hikes on NBSK and SBSK pulp. Find out what’s driving the change.

The plans are subject to approval by the board of directors in mid-2026, alongside additional investments for infrastructure and port terminal development

Softwood fluff prices had a historic price run globally in 2022, before registering a steady decline from mid-2022 through the third quarter of 2023. The effective list price of fluff in Europe and North America dropped from a peak of $2,230 per tonne in July 2022 to $1,710 per tonne in September 2023. Similarly, the […]

Both NBSK pulp and BEK pulp prices jumped up in March, with more price hikes announced