Copy paper imports Nov’ 21: Aus volumes plunge, NZ doubles

Convert to PDFImports of A4 White Copy Paper to Australia plunged in November 2021 to just 1,910 tonnes, as the average Fob price was down 6.6% to AUDFob1,119/t, but the CiF price continued to grow. Imports to New Zealand jumped rapidly in November to total 3,510 tonnes at an average… Read More

Paper & paperboard imports – Australia up 1.9%, NZ up 0.1% YE November

Convert to PDFAustralia’s imports of paper, paperboard and paper products were valued at AUDFob269.4 million in November 2021, up 7.7% compared with the prior month. The value of monthly imports in November was 1.9% higher than in November 2020. The value of New Zealand’s imports was NZDFob92.6 million in November… Read More

Get Ready: New trade codes commence March

Convert to PDFWhen statistical agencies release January import and export data in early March, there will be literally thousands of new and amended codes across the 96 ‘chapters’ of trade codes. For the pulp, paper and packaging industries, the good news is most of the code changes lie elsewhere. There… Read More

Pulp imports lift to 34.8 kt

Convert to PDFAustralia’s total pulp imports increased 23.9% in November 2021 compared with the prior month, to total 34.8 kt. The November 2021 result was 5.2kt higher than the prior November. The monthly weighted average import price was AUDFob878/t, down 3.9% on the prior month. The chart below displays import… Read More

RCP Market: Prices up 72% over last year as export boom continues

Convert to PDF  Australia’s exports of recovered paper transacted at a record average price of AUDFob294/t in November 2021, up a massive 72% on the average price recorded in November 2020. Records are tumbling across the recovered fibre market, as the supply chain adapts to strategic changes and freight and… Read More

Printing paper imports – Aus trade up 4.6%, NZ up 26.8%

Convert to PDF  Over the year-ended November 2021, Australia’s imports of printing and communication papers increased 4.6% to total 344.5 kt. This one-year increased equates to Australia’s imports growing by 15.2 kt. Examined on a monthly basis, in November 2021 imports decreased 20.1% on the month prior, to total 23.5… Read More

Price Index: Regional printing paper prices increased – up 1.2% November

Convert to PDF  The Australian and New Zealand three-month moving average trade price of printing and communication papers* increased by 1.2% in November 2021, compared with the prior month. Measured in US dollars, the quarterly average price was USDFob853/t, an increase of USD10/t on the prior month. On an annualised… Read More

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