LATEST Pulp & Paper Industry News, Data and Analysis: Edition 220 of Pulp & Paper Edge

GEELONG, AUSTRALIA The October 2023 edition (Number 220) of Pulp & Paper Edge, IndustryEdge’s monthly analysis of the Australian and New Zealand pulp, paper and paper products industry has been published. In this latest edition, market price, volume and value indexes are updated, as are the extensive briefings on fibre… Read More

Tissue sector upheaval alters trade flows

The Sorbent Paper Company’s partial closure announcement (see feature in this edition) will dig deep into the market dynamics and trade for tissue, tissue products and even pulp imports, starting almost immediately. Here we provide our forecasts of the likely changes in imports of tissue stock and converted tissue products. Read More

2023 Strategic Reviews: Subscriptions Now Available

The 2023 Pulp, Paper & Paper Markets Strategic Reviews provide the definitive analysis of production, trade, consumption, demand and strategic developments in the main sectors of the Australian and New Zealand pulp, paper and paper products industries, over the course of the past year and the last decade. Now in… Read More

India trade agreement now operative

The Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (A-IECTA) came into force on 29th December 2022. The agreement was signed in April 2022, just prior to the Federal Election. It is anticipated the agreement will provide tariff savings for Australian exporters of around AUD2 billion per annum and save around AUD500… Read More

Strengthening the fibre value chain

As Appita conducts its 2022 Fibre Value Chain Conference series, we take a moment to examine the fibre value chain in Australia, finding there is much about which the sector can be pleased, but with plenty of opportunities for improvement.   Paper and board consumption is ever changing Each year,… Read More

Tissue sector’s fine regional balance

Australia and New Zealand’s tissue and tissue products sector is finely balanced, with growth in demand being met by consistent growth in domestic production, supported by imports that have moderated in recent years. In 2021-22, the region’s apparent total tissue demand was at its second highest level, reaching 410.2 kt,… Read More

Value of paper and board imports rocketed in August

Australia’s monthly imports of paper, paperboard and paper products were valued at AUDFob314.9 million in August 2022, up 18.4% compared with the prior month and hitting a new record. The value of monthly imports in August was 33.3% higher than in August 2021. The value of New Zealand’s imports was… Read More

Market reviews chart the course for the next decade

As the re-settling commences, global commodity and materials markets remain upset and agitated. 2021-22 was a year when fibre and pulp prices hit new record highs, supply-chains were disrupted, traditional allegiances were broken down and nothing was certain. In Australia and New Zealand, print sector consolidation reached its zenith, recovered… Read More

2022 Strategic Reviews: Available for Subscription

GEELONG, Australia IndustryEdge is delighted to announce subscriptions for the 2022 Pulp, Paper & Paper Products Strategic Reviews are now available, with delivery of the landmark analysis anticipated for mid-October. The brochure and order form can be downloaded here. The 2022 Pulp, Paper & Paper Markets Strategic Reviews provide the… Read More

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