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(Malaysia)“With attractive incentives, our mill partners from neighbouring countries will be more attracted to add-on or shift their operations to Malaysia whilst SFI will certainly consider larger expansion plans to meet the present shortfall and the annual growing demand,”...
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(USA) According to the American Forest & Paper Association’s November 2008 Recycled Paper Monthly Report, total U.S. industry consumption of recovered fiber decreased 8.5% in November compared to November 2007. For the second consecutive month, current month consumption has register
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(Ireland) Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Russian Facts & Figures - Pulp, Paper & Board" report to their offering...
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(India) India has emerged as the fastest growing paper market in the world, registering a growth of 10% in per capita consumption of paper over the last one year. Per capita paper consumption increased to 8.3 kg as of December 2008 as compared to 7.5 kg during 2007-08...
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(Canada) Battered by a slumping U.S. housing market and the global credit crisis, forest industry officials say they’re hopeful the Conservative government will include special assistance for the sector in the federal budget due Jan. 27...
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(Norway) Norwegian papermaker Norske Skog said on Tuesday that a decline in paper demand in Europe indicated that it will need to curtail production of European newsprint in 2009 after hefty reductions in 2008...
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(China) China’s vast manufacturing sector, the driving force behind the country’s celebrated economic growth story, is on the brink of technical recession as order books run dry and once humming factories fall silent...
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(India) “We have been running our paper mills at 100 per cent capacity and our price realisation has been stable. However, with lower GDP growth, an impact on demand would be felt. Still, certain categories within the paper segment, such as coated and photocopier paper will continue...
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Lumber and paper products companies faced two challenges in 2008, soaring energy costs in the first half, and sinking demand for their products in the second, which sent shares tumbling for the year. Share prices tumbled an average of 66.2 percent among companies that produce...
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(Canada) Can someone please explain to me why the possible loss of jobs in the ailing Canadian auto industry is immediately considered a catastrophe worthy of government life-preservers worth almost $4 billion when our forest industry has been suffering a slow death for years...
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(USA) It was a dismal end to a dismal year in the American newspaper industry. Earlier this month, the Tribune Company, owner of two of the nation’s most venerable titles, the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, filed for bankruptcy protection.
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(Ireland) Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "P. H. Glatfelter Company and the U.S. Paper (except Newsprint) Mills Industry" company profile to their offering...
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(USA/Canada) White Birch Paper broke ranks with other newsprint manufacturers this month by slashing prices to capture market share amid dwindling demand, industry sources and two buysiders told Debtwire. Privately held White Birch is the second largest producer of newsprint...
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(Canada) The forestry sector called on the federal government yesterday to improve credit access and create other competitive conditions that would help prevent thousands of job losses at mills across the country.
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(Ireland) Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Russian Facts & Figures Pulp/Market Pulp section" report to their offering...
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(UK) Investment in paper manufacturing is heading to Latin America and the Asia Pacific, Unite national officer Peter Ellis has claimed...
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(India) While the going has been good for the paper sector, companies may face challenging times ahead due to the changing macroeconomic scenario. Demand of paper has historically been linked to GDP growth. As GDP growth is expected to moderate, it can impact growth rate of companies...
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(Canada) Canadaian pulp and paper industry is expected to struggle thorough another tough year of losses and plant closures next year, the Conference Board said in a report...
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This industry market research report from IBISWorld provides a detailed analysis of the Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in Australia industry, including key growth trends, statistics, forecasts, the competitive environment including market shares and the key issues facing the industry...
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(Canada) Five thousand coastal forest workers face extended winter layoffs this year as companies respond to the worsening economic climate by shutting down mills...
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