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(South Korea) South Korea's trade commission said that it will begin investigations on illegal price-cutting of Kraft paper imported from Russia, the United States, Canada, Indonesia and China. The paper is used as packaging material for cement, flour, sugar and animal feed.
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(Finland/Russia) Russia has made a better offer to the European Union in a row over its export duties on timber, a major issue for Finland and its paper firms, but a deal at a summit this week is unlikely, the European Commission said. Russia's duties on exports of timber add to costs for Swedish.
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(Brazil) Brazilian exports of pulp and paper totalled US$ 3.45 billion from January to September, an increase of 15.9% over the same period of last year. the data were supplied by the Brazilian Pulp and Paper Association (Bracelpa).
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(China/USA) A Chinese company targeted by Washington for duties because of unfair state subsidies said Monday that it would fight the move, which Chinese state media denounced as a blow to delicate trade relations. The United States on Friday imposed the countervailing duties on Chinese coated paper
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(USA/China) American paper manufacturers, such as NewPage Corp. in Allegany Co., cleared an important hurdle toward getting anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties slapped on cheap Chinese imports of coated sheet paper.
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(USA) The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday set hefty final duties on imports of glossy paper from China in a landmark case challenged by Beijing at the World Trade Organization. The department also announced substantial final duties on imports from South Korea and Indonesia in the case filed...
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(Brazil/China) Brazil is expected to become the largest exporter of paper pulp to China within the next three years overtaking Indonesia, the chairman of Nine Dragons Paper, Ming Ching Liu said in Sao Paulo. He said that demand in China remained strong, due to the need for the country...
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(USA) A recently concluded court case and subsequent U.S. Department of Commerce policy change may affect imports of low-priced newsprint from China. But before those imports attract government scrutiny, they will have to grow from comparatively tiny test quantities to production volumes...
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The United States, the biggest pulp and paper producer in the world, is seen as diligent in applying an anti-dumping policy to pulp and paper products imported from Indonesia.

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The Arab countries are consuming more Brazilian paper. Exports of paper from Brazil totalled US$ 37 million from January and July this year, an increase of 49.8% over the same period of last year. rnAmong the Arab countries, the main importer of Brazilian paper was Egypt.
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(China) China's paper and board product exports may drop dramatically in the second half of this year because of the new export tax rebate adjustment, starting from July 1.rnA number of paper makers are expected to shift to other businesses or even face bankruptcy since the average profitability
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he Federation of Paper Traders' Associations (FPTA) of India feels that there should be a single duty of 8 per cent for the growth of the industry.
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(Thailand) However, the competitiveness of certain Thai-made products such as pulp and paper, plastics and steel is better than that of Chinese goods
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