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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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In the open consultation, Fastmarkets FOEX did not propose any changes and the feedback received was fully supportive to our current methodology. No material changes were made to the current methodology. A newly dated methodology document will be posted soon. For all Fastmarkets FOEX pricing notices and to view our methodology guides please see here.

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 […]

Despite a $30 per tonne price increase for containerboard exports from the US to Mexico this year, the domestic market for the product still has not shown any reaction in terms of demand and prices, sources told Fastmarkets during a visit to the country in the week beginning on May 13. The overall sentiment is […]

For comments and queries, please email hello.foex@fastmarkets.com, indicating “PIX Pellet Nordic Index” in the subject line of the email.

Random Lengths has concluded its industry consultation, will add delivered Dallas fingerjointed stud prices and make changes to veneer reporting.

A big question mark for Brazilian containerboard market participants right now is the impact the Rio Grande do Sul floods will have on demand in the country. Although hard to estimate, especially amid reduced gross domestic product (GDP) forecasts, we still believe that the floods will have a somewhat limited impact on the demand for […]

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