Pulp & Paper Edge – January 2021: NOW AVAILABLE

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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 food packaging expecting another solid year of growth and even those in the beleaguered printing paper sector somewhat cheered by the modest price increases recorded in IndustryEdge’s Australasian Paper Price Index.

On the fibre side, some of the optimism comes from rising pulp prices and relatively stable trade in recovered paper, despite the Chinese import bans that commenced on 1st January 2021.

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Here are the headlines from Edition 187 of Pulp & Paper Edge:

  • Regional printing paper prices lifted 2.1% in November 2020
  • Printing paper imports down 33%, year-on-year in November
  • Value of paper & paperboard imports fell in November: hit 43 month low
  • Copy paper import prices slid sideways in November
  • Outdoor media data shows digital’s bite continues
  • NZ container board imports rising as Australia’s dip
  • ANALYST INSIGHT: How kerbside collections are delivering fibre gold
  • SPECIALTY PAPERS: Fibre-packaging for food lifts ‘specialties’ to a new level
  • ECONOMICS BRIEFING – Local currencies at 3 year highs
  • PULP MARKET – Softwood prices lift sharply 
  • RECOVERED PAPER MARKET – China trade ending, Indonesia steps up
  • WOODCHIP MARKET – November exports lift to year-long high
  • SHIPPING & FREIGHT – Ocean Freight rates at record highs

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