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(USA) Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that its consumer tissue and baby and child care businesses are notifying customers of plans to raise prices in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2008.
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(Malaysia) The Malaysian Corrugated Carton Manufacturers' Association Monday announced that the price of corrugated carton and its related products will be increased by 15 percent with immediate effect.
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(India) After being forced to cut prices in the last four quarters due to cheaper imports from China, domestic newsprint manufacturers have hiked prices by Rs 500-750 a tonne, an increase of about 2 per cent, for the October-December quarter...
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(North America) Parsons & Whittemore, Sappi Fine Paper North America and most other producers have informed customers that they will initiate a $20/metric ton price increase on northern bleached hardwood kraft (NBHK) pulp shipped after October 1, boosting the industry’s list to $765.
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(Finland) The average price of European PIX Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK) slipped 1.46 eur to 582.26 eur a tonne in the week ending Sept 30, pushed lower by weakness in the dollar...
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(Pakistan) The paper and paperboard prices in the country increased due to rise in the rates in international markets, All Pakistan Paper Merchants Association (APPMA) said...
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(India) Paper maker Ballarpur Industries Ltd (BILT) has raised uncoated paper prices by Rs 500 a tonne from Monday (Oct 01, 2007), a senior company official told media.
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(Germany) BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Ludwigshafen, will raise prices by up to 20% for sizing agents and paper colorants in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This action is being taken because of significant raw material cost increases for products...
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(Europe) M-real will increase folding boxboard (GC1 and GC2) prices in Europe. The increase will be EUR 60 per tonne and will cover invoiced orders as of 12 November 2007.
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(Europe) Rottneros will raise the price for hardwood CTMP pulp by 30 USD/ton to 710 USD/ton and for softwood CTMP to 680 USD/ton from October 1.The price for Bleached Eucalyptus Kraft (BEK) will be increased to 750 USD/ton or equivalent in Euro from the same date. The new prices are valid until...
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(Finland) The average price of European PIX Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK) slipped 3.73 eur to 583.72 eur a tonne in the week ending September 23, pushed lower by weakness in the dollar. In dollar terms, the PIX NBSK was up 5.86 usd a tonne at 820.07 USD...
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(North America) Forestweb announced today, the release of its September Pulp & Paper Price Indices. The closely watched pulp index moved upward 1.79% from last month, posting a gain of 8.70% this year. Following rapid implementation of higher prices for eucalyptus and domestic bleached hardwood...
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(Pakistan) No government institution is monitoring this tendency. Traders are facing dull business activity as there is no buyer due to skyrocketing prices.
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(China) Cotton pulp prices rose in China from RMB Yuan 8000/tonne to RMB Yuan 12,000/tonne. Cotton pulp is the main feedstock of viscose filament fibre, but prices of the most common viscose filament fibre, 120D, have fallen from RMB Yuan 37,000/tonne to RMB 34,000/tonne during Jan-Aug 2007...
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(North America) Forestweb announced August 17, the release of its August Pulp & Paper Price Indices. The closely watched pulp index moved upward 1.07% from July 2007, showing a gain of 6.79% this year. The month saw rapid implementation of $20/tonne hikes for eucalyptus and northern and southern...
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The price of European PIX Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft averaged 587.59 eur per tonne in the week ending Aug 26, down 7.03 eur from the previous week on the back of a strengthening in the euro against the dollar...
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(Canada) Scotiabank's Commodity Price Index, which

measures price trends in 32 of Canada's major exports, fell by 0.7 per cent in July, the second consecutive monthly decline, though the Index remains 10.5 per cent above a year earlier.
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Major US-Asia container lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement are calling for a freight rate increase of $50 per 40-foot containers and $40 for 20 foot containers for recovered fiber. Container lines are looking to implement the increase by Sept. 1, 2007.
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(USA) Containerboard producers continue to have trouble pushing through that $40/ton price hike announced weeks ago. And that means that box makers will have little luck getting the 8-10% increase proposed for September on corrugated containers.
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(Finland) The price of PIX Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft averaged 594.62 eur per tonne in the week ending August 19, up 8.54 eur from the previous week, Foex Indexes Ltd said.
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