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Iberpapel Gestión reports a net profit of €34.96 million

Iberpapel reported operating profit of €13.77 million in the first nine months of the year, compared to €6.2 million in the same period of 2022. Having successfully defended its sales prices and margins, the company managed to eke out growth of 122% in a complicated environment marked by slowing demand in Europe and growing imports […]

Imports of wood pellets to Japan increase 42% in January

In January 2023, the imports of wood pellets to Japan expanded 42% year-on-year to 456 thousand tonnes. the average price for wood pellets imported to Japan expanded 7% compared to the previous month and amounted to $242 per tonne. This is 30% more than a year ago when it was $187.

China’s imports of wood chips grow 18% in 2022

In 2022, China’s imports of wood chips expanded 18% year-on-year to 18.5 million tonnes. The value of imports increased 46% to $4.0 billion. Average price of wood chips grew 24% to $218 per tonne. Vietnam’s share amounted to 57% of China’s total wood chips imports in 2022. Vietnam is China’s biggest wood chips supplier with […]

Russian pulp may be increasingly important to China’s paper industry

Russian pulp

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a global infrastructure development strategy adopted by the Chinese government that aims to invest in nearly 70 countries and international organizations. The initiative is poised to boost international trade, and it has the potential to accelerate economic growth across Asia, Central, and Eastern Europe. As part of the initiative, […]