September saw an improved outlook for pulp prices in the main Chinese market, with North American and Western European markets continuing to soften, as global economic fundamentals continue to weigh heavily on fibre commodity markets.
AF&PA Releases October 2019 Reports
Total containerboard production in October remained essentially flat (+0.0%) compared to October 2018. It was down four percent when compared to the same 10 months of 2018.
Monthly Statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry - August 2019
Total European shipments of graphic papers in August 2019 were down 11.5% vs. August 2018 and year-to-date shipments are down 7.8%.
Global Demand for Paper Industry Currently at 90.3 MMT, Says Beroe Inc
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Oct. 23, 2019 -- The global supply for paper, currently estimated to be 95.5 MMT, is higher than the global demand, according to Beroe Inc., a procurement intelligence firm.
AF&PA Releases September 2019 Reports
Total Containerboard production in September decreased four percent compared to September 2018. It was down five percent when compared to the same nine months of 2018.
Australian pulp consumption up for sixth successive year
Australia’s consumption of pulp lifted to 1,917.2 kt in 2018-19, rising 4.2% on the prior year, and by an average 2.4% per annum over the decade.
The good, the bad and the ugly of food packaging – what do the experts say?
Recently, 4,000 consumers shared their views on food packaging materials, food shopping and food waste with us. Now we reached out to experts and stakeholders in the food packaging value chain in Finland and asked for their opinion.
Monthly Statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry - July 2019
Total European shipments of graphic papers in July 2019 were down 5.2% vs. July 2018 and are down 7.3% year-to-date.
Time Capsule – Predictions for the Pulp and Paper Industry
I and others in Fisher International have spent considerable time over the last 35 years tracking trends coming over the horizon and predicting where they will take the pulp and paper industry.
AF&PA Releases August 2019 Reports
Containerboard production in August 2019 decreased 2.4 percent compared to August 2018 and was down 4.9 percent year-to-date. The average daily production compared to July 2019 was 3.2 percent higher.
Speciality Papers Demand Influenced by Minimalism Trend Underway in Packaging Industry
Worldwide demand for specialty papers surpassed 25,354 tons in 2018, with a veritable proliferation anticipated over the upcoming years.
Monthly Statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry - June 2019
Total European shipments of graphic papers in June 2019 were down 15.7% vs. June 2018 and were down 7.5% year-to-date.
AF&PA Releases July 2019 Reports
Containerboard production in July 2019 decreased 7.8 percent compared to July 2018 and was down 5.3 percent year-to-date. The average daily production compared to June 2019 was 2.5 percent higher.
Thermal Paper Sales Witness Subdued Growth as Shift to Digital Payment Reduces Demand, Finds Fact.MR
In 2018, over 3.1 million tons of thermal papers were sold globally and the consumption is likely to grow at a subdued rate of 2.7% in 2019, according to a latest study.
AF&PA Releases June 2019 Reports
Containerboard production in June 2019 decreased 6.6 percent compared to June 2018 and was down 4.9 percent year-to-date. The average daily production compared to May 2019 was 0.6 percent higher.
CEPI - Key statistics report 2018 out now!
Each year in July CEPI publishes the latest preliminary market and production data for the previous year.
Global Paper Dyes Market Will Reach to USD 1,230 Million By 2025: Zion Market Research
According to the report, the global paper dyes market was USD 954 million in 2018 and is expected to reach around USD 1,230 million by 2025, at a CAGR of 3.7% between 2019 and 2025.
Monthly Statistics of the European Graphic Papers Industry - April 2019
Total European shipments of graphic papers in April 2019 were down 4.1% vs. April 2018 and are down 6.1% year-to-date.
Is Bath Tissue Really Wiping Out North American Forests?
A February 2019 report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) resulted in several news articles and stories stating, “The Issue with Tissue.” The NRDC report focused criticism on North American bath tissue producers for the amount of virgin fiber used in their products and the impact on the environment resulting from the cutting of boreal forests for the virgin fiber supply.
AF&PA Releases May 2019 Reports
Containerboard production in May 2019 decreased six percent compared to May 2018 and was down 4.5 percent year-to-date.
AF&PA Releases April 2019 Reports
The report featured revised data based on findings from the 59th Annual Capacity Survey released May 15. Containerboard production in April 2019 decreased 5.3 percent compared to April 2018 and was down 4.1 percent year-to-date.
Paper prices to hold or rise in 2019 (Australia & NZ)
Prices of the main printing and communication paper grades are set to remain at current levels or rise throughout 2019.