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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.

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Timberland Markets Service

Timber and Wood Biomass News Service
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Fastmarkets welcomes your feedback on the following action: Prices for Region 4 logs in Log Lines will be discontinued, as those prices are generated by a third party and we no longer use third party information. Region 4, or the “Inland Region” includes: You can find the current methodology for Log Lines here. To provide feedback […]

Random Lengths is inviting feedback from the industry on pricing methodologies for Random Lengths and Random Lengths International as part of its annual methodology review process.

In an unusual, awkward marketplace where demand was mixed, and one large producer this week even announced mill and sheet plant permanent closures, linerboard prices increased narrowly by $40/ton in North America’s open market, according to a survey of buyers and sellers by Fastmarkets’ PPI Pulp & Paper Week. Looking to stay updated on price trends […]

Upward pricing pressure for US old corrugated containers (OCC), new double-lined kraft corrugated cuttings (DLK), and mixed paper showed no signs of slowing down, maintaining yearlong pricing increases that improved US OCC’s average further above its 10-year average to $91/ton in February 2024. Want to know what’s behind your packaging price? Our cutting-edge index builder tool […]

Fastmarkets FOEX would like to thank for the feedback received during the consultation period. It was fully supportive to our current methodology. To summarize, this open consultation does not lead to material changes in the current methodology. A newly dated methodology document will be soon posted.

Fastmarkets’ 2024 outlook for key raw materials and ingredients used in the production and distribution of fast-moving consumer goods

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