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Asset analysis and 5- and 15-year economic outlooks for the pulp, paper and wood products markets

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In the open consultation, Fastmarkets FOEX did not propose any changes, and there was no feedback received during the process. No material changes were made to the current methodology. A newly dated methodology document has been posted here.

The European Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), a pivotal component of the EU Green Deal, has swiftly emerged as a point of concern for the European and global pulp and paper industries. This concern does not arise from a lack of comprehension of the EUDR’s objective, but from the numerous areas of ambiguity surrounding its implementation, including […]

Some major producers that started up new and converted paper and board machines in the last year-plus, as well as the largest containerboard makers in the US, are still paying hefty premiums to secure old corrugated containers (OCC), and they sought more mixed paper as supply constraint concerns continued midyear. Contacts told Fastmarkets’ PPI Pulp & […]

Across the country, many would-be homebuyers wait with bated breath for interest rates to make a meaningful drop before they either purchase their next home or their first house. Persistently elevated rates have made it nearly impossible for lower-income mortgage applicants to qualify for financing. Meanwhile, those who purchased or refinanced a loan while record-low […]

No feedback was received during the consultation period and therefore no changes will be made to the methodologies at this stage. This consultation sought 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 […]

No feedback was received during the consultation period and therefore no changes will be made to the methodologies at this stage. This consultation sought 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 […]

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