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Canadian sawmills produced 22.726 bbf of softwood lumber in the 11 months of 2013 – an increase of 5.4% year-over-year from 21.569 bbf.
Wood fiber costs for pulp mills fell in both North America and Latin America in the 4Q/12 because of weaker pulp markets and an increased supply of sawmill chips, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Lower pulp prices during last summer and an...
Preliminary results from PwC's Net Earnings Summary for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 indicate that most Canadian forest and paper companies have posted improved results for the first quarter compared to the fourth quarter of 2011, but most...
According to the 2012 Global forest, paper, and packaging sector outlook from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s (DTTL) Global Manufacturing Industry group, the forecast for this sector is closely tied to economic and operational dynamics...
Global demand for pulp has declined and pulp prices fell during the second half of 2011.
embers of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada are forecasting lower growth for their industry in 2012 compared to last year, according to the association’s 2011 year-end survey of business conditions.
A new report by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, reveals that the emergence of China as a consumer and producer of wood and paper products has begun to have a tangible impact on the structure of that global industry. Where historically the...
Internet and mobile computing-related technologies will have the strongest influence on the global pulp and pa...
It's no secret that Canada's forest sector has been on a perpetual downward slide. For close to a decade, earnings have slumped and mills have closed.
There's no light at the end of the tunnel, but Canadian pulp and paper producers must be thinking there's an oncoming train anyway. Papermakers were already suffering when most resource industries wer...
Forest, paper and fibre-based packaging companies face a changed world requiring fundamental transformation wi...
The third quarter provided much of the same for Canadian forest and paper companies – weak demand and lo...
The global forest, paper and packing (FPP) industry experienced  heavy losses in 2008, taking a 157% nose-dive...
LOS ANGELES -- Mercer International Inc., Canfor Pulp LP, and Finland's Oy Mets-Botnia Ab have separately announced that their June 1 list prices in Europe for northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK)...
Global chemical paper-grade market pulp shipments continued to be lower than a year earlier, falling by 4.2% to 3...

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