INSIGHT: Australian corrugated market lifted 3.3% in 2020-21

Convert to PDFLatest analysis shows Australia’s consumption of corrugated packaging paper lifted 3.3% to a new record 1.443 million tonnes in 2020-21.  Demand increased a total 45,000 tonnes, headlined by Kraftliner consumption which rose to an all time high of 555,000 tonnes. The solid lift in demand confirms the dominance… Read More

Woodchip Market: Hardwood chip exports down 11.7% year-on-year

Convert to PDFAustralia’s total woodchip exports were 3.4% lower year-ended July 2021 than for the corresponding period in the prior year, reaching 4.859 million bdmt (bone dried metric tonnes). Underscoring some of the sector dynamics, hardwood chip exports over the period were down 11.7% to 4.021 million bdmt, while their… Read More

Recovered paper exports remain high as prices ramp 27%

Convert to PDFThe value of Australia’s monthly recovered paper exports hit a thirty-two month high in July, as the monthly average export price was the second highest on record at AUDFob257/t. On export volumes that reached 92.1 kt, the total value of exports was AUD23.665 million for the month. In… Read More

Copy paper more than two-thirds NZ total uncoated market

Convert to PDFIn 2020-21, for the first time, uncoated woodfree Cut Reams accounted for more than two-thirds of the total UCWF market. Coming in at 67.4% of the total, New Zealand’s copy paper supplies joined Australia’s which have been persistently at the two-thirds mark for the last three years. In… Read More

Price Index: Regional printing paper decrease – down 1.0% in July

Convert to PDFThe Australian and New Zealand three-month moving average trade price of printing and communication papers* decreased by 1.0% in June 2021, compared with the prior month. Measured in US dollars, the quarterly average price was USDFob807/t, a decrease of USD9/t on the prior month. On an annualised basis,… Read More

Getting the most from your subscription: a short guide

Convert to PDFEvery month, the IndustryEdge team does at least a handful of online ‘walk throughs’ of the Pulp & Paper Edge Data and Information Service. The aim is simple: help subscribers make the most of the data, information and insights available to them through the region’s only dedicated information… Read More

Woodchip Market: Hardwood chip exports down 11.7% year-on-year

Convert to PDFAustralia’s total woodchip exports were 3.4% lower year-ended July 2021 than for the corresponding period in the prior year, reaching 4.859 million bdmt (bone dried metric tonnes). Underscoring some of the sector dynamics, hardwood chip exports over the period were down 11.7% to 4.021 million bdmt, while their… Read More

Copy paper import volumes decrease, prices stable July ‘21

Convert to PDFImports of A4 White Copy Paper to Australia dropped again in July 2021 to 2,856 tonnes, as the average price increased 0.5% to AUDFob1,142/t. Imports to New Zealand were up in July to total 1,936 tonnes at an average price of NZD1,271/t. Across the full year, Australian imports… Read More

Converted Products Briefing: Year ended July 2021

Convert to PDFMoulded Fibre Products Imports Australia’s imports of Moulded Fibre products grew across the year ended July 2021, their value increasing 15.5% on the prior year. As displayed in the chart, in recent months imports have decreased and the annual total has flattened. Total annual imports for the year… Read More

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