Feb 2020

Pulp Capacity & Price Changes

  • OKI mill extended its production curtailment until the end of Mar’ 20, due to shortage of clean water, reducing ~212kt of pulp supply to market. [RISI, Feb 2020]
  • Suzano announced that 1.1 million ton of inventory has being cleared in 2nd half of 2019, where its inventory level in 2019 is lower than 2018. Also, pulp outlook remain positive despite COVID-19 outbreak, as this result of increase tissue consumption in China (and globally). [RISI, Feb 2020]
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Paper Industry Updates - Q4 2019

Oct to Dec 2019

Pulp capacity & price changes

    • Producers’ inventory in August declined by 2 day, to 50 days of supply – hardwood inventory unchanged from July (flat at 62) and softwood inventory declined by 3 days (to 37). [PPPC, Sep Report]
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Paper Industry Updates Q2 2019

Apr to Jun 2019

Paper Price Increase

•Asia Pacific Resources International (APRIL) has announced a hike of $30/tonne for uncoated fine paper (UFP) from its Indonesian mills, effective April 1 (Source: RISI 29 Mar 2019)

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