Forest products news

Real-time and in-depth market news, covering the entire forest value chain

Context is key in the complex, interconnected forest products market. Handle high-stakes trading decisions with confidence when you have access to real-time market news and in-depth analysis of the factors moving your market.

Our team of market reporters helps you understand the latest news through the lens of their deep market expertise, covering more than 80 sub-grades in the pulp, paper, packaging, wood products, nonwovens and bioenergy markets. Their mission is to keep you in the know on the latest developments that could affect your business, including price announcements, capacity changes, M&A activities and more.

Buyers and sellers of forest products rely on our news service to:

  • Minimize exposure to market volatility
  • Mitigate risks and anticipate threats to budget earlier whilst protecting supply chain continuity
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  • Negotiate more confidently
  • Become the trusted source of market knowledge in your business
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PPI Global
PPI Europe
PPI Pulp and Paper Week
PPI Asia

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PPI Latin America
PPI Pulp and Paper News Service
Intelligence Center
Timberland Markets Service

Timber and Wood Biomass News Service
North American Woodfiber and Biomass Markets
Nonwovens Markets

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  • Fastmarkets’ benchmarked prices for pulp, paper, packaging and recovered paper grades
  • Latest industry news covering mill projects, downtime and closures, M&As and more
  • Market reviews analyzing supply, demand, capacity changes and price trends
Latest news and analysis
We compare the current US mortgage climate to a similar scenario in 1981
(PIX Pulp & Paper Indices) - Fastmarkets today launches PIX Packaging GCC price indices.
Fastmarkets’ economist for Latin America, Rafael Barisauskas, analyzes the impact of household debt and reduced consumption
While some paper suppliers begin to see signs of improvement, the markets remain under pressure with uncertainty on when things will get better
As the US loses its export market share to other producing regions, we see softwood lumber imports soar
Fastmarkets’ Derek Mahlburg analyzes the inflationary effect of low operating rates on paper and board mills
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Fastmarkets forest products give market participants and investors the transparency and clarity to make critical and strategic business decisions.

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Formerly RISI events, these are the places to discuss, debate, and learn about the latest trends and challenges in pulp, paper, packaging and more
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Why the industry trusts Fastmarkets

Fastmarkets brings together some of the biggest names in forest products, building on decades of expertise from RISI and Random Lengths. Our trusted forest products price data, news, forecasts and mill intelligence cover more than 3,500 grades around the globe. Find out how we can help you stay ahead of industry trends and plan for the future.

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