March 2021 pulp and paper analysis now available!

GEELONG, AUSTRALIA The March 2021 edition (Number 189) of Pulp & Paper Edge, IndustryEdge’s monthly analysis of the Australian and New Zealand pulp, paper and paper products industry was published today. A focus on food and fibre opportunities has been sharpened by the news of the Whakatane Board Mill’s imminent… Read More

Printing paper imports – trade falls 37%

Over the year-ended January 2021, Australia’s imports of printing and communication papers declined 36.8% to total 311.9 kt. To anchor this dramatic decline, over just a year, Australia’s imports fell a huge 181.7 kt. Most recently, imports totalled 22.7 kt in January 2021, up 7.4% on the month prior. However,… Read More

Regional printing paper prices lift again – up 4.3% in January

The Australian and New Zealand three-month moving average trade price of printing and communication papers* rose 4.3% in January 2021, compared with the prior month. Measured in US dollars, the quarterly average price was USDFob806/t, a rise of USD38/t on the prior month. On an annualised basis, the region’s quarterly… Read More

Paper Price Index: regional prices lifted 7.0% in December

The Australian and New Zealand three-month moving average trade price of printing and communication papers* rose 7.0% in December 2020, compared with the prior month. Measured in US dollars, the monthly average price was USDFob849/t, a rise of USD81/t on the prior month. The quarter-on-quarter average price lifted 6.4% as… Read More

Pulp & Paper Edge – February 2021: NOW AVAILABLE

GEELONG, AUSTRALIA The February 2021 edition (Number 188) of Pulp & Paper Edge, IndustryEdge’s monthly analysis of the Australian and New Zealand pulp, paper and paper products industry was published today. IndustryEdge notes that in 2020, the decline in imports of printing and communication papers was dramatic, falling 35% compared… Read More

Pulp & Paper Edge – January 2021: NOW AVAILABLE

GEELONG, AUSTRALIA The January 2021 edition (Number 187) of Pulp & Paper Edge, IndustryEdge’s monthly analysis of the Australian and New Zealand pulp, paper and paper products industry was published today. IndustryEdge advises there is cautious optimism in most sectors of the broad industry, with those involved in specialty and… Read More

NZ Printing Paper Imports Plunge

New Zealand’s imports of printing and communication papers have plunged over 2020, down almost 27% year-ended October, compared with the prior year. October import data shows that the rate of decline has also accelerated in recent months, with annualised imports 5.1% lower for the year-ended October than they were for… Read More

Regional printing paper prices down 2.6% in October 2020

The Australian and New Zealand three-month moving average trade price of printing and communication papers* fell 2.6% in October 2020, compared with the prior month. The latest numbers locked in a fast-falling quarter-on-quarter decline of 4.5% as the region’s average trade price rested at USDFob707/t in October. Below, the index… Read More

No place to hide: global publication paper agony is widespread

Latest global data confirms there is no ‘safe haven’ for the global printing and communication paper sector. All regions are facing similar, massive challenges. The sector is responding with closures, conversions, and with weary experience. Data from the midst of the pandemic – in the second quarter of 2020 –… Read More

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