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Russia posts significant increase of production and exports of pulp and timber this year

Russia posted a significant increase of production and exports of pulp and timber this year, according to recent statements, made by the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko.

China imported 30 procent of its total volume of softwood logs from Europe in 2021

During the first nine months of 2021, almost 80% of all imported logs came from New Zealand, Europe, and Latin America.

Brazil's Pulp, Paper and Forest Sector Investing R$ 35.5 Billion through 2023

Briazil forest-based sector is currently one of the major generators of new jobs in Brazilian agribusiness. Some projects involving billions such as Suzano's new plant in Mato Grosso do Sul (Project Jubarte) have not yet been announced, and consequently are not reflected in employment levels for the industry.

Indonesia to Firmly Establish 2% Materials Contamination Threshold for Recycled Paper

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced that Indonesia will allow the importation of recycled materials with up to 2% impurities, the government informed the U.S. embassy in Jakarta July 16.

U.S. Mill Demand for Recovered Paper Remains High

Demand is outpacing the supply of recovered paper in the June buying period, and some anticipate this trend will continue throughout the summer.

Red Leaf Pulp to build $350M straw pulp plant in Regina

Red Leaf Pulp will locate its initial wheat straw-based pulp plant in Regina, Sask.

Kruger Eyes Bamboo For Future Tissue Products

Canada’s biggest toilet paper manufacturer aims to make some of its tissue from bamboo as an environmentally sustainable option for consumers.

Declining demand continues to hit Finnish paper industry

The shrinking demand for graphic papers claimed another major industrial victim on Tuesday, as Helsinki-based forest industry giant Stora Enso announced plans to close one of its main plants in northwest Finland.

How can you make a sustainable label choice under the strictest “plastic ban” in China?

In January 2020, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment in China jointly issued the “Opinions on Further Strengthening the Treatment of Plastic Pollution” in the country. The enforcement of the new plastic ban has once again triggered a heated discussion in the packaging industry – how do you find and develop sustainable label solutions for plastic packaging?

14.8 million tons of South America pulp

According to foreign media reports, with the entry of Paraguay, in the next few years, there will be eight projects under construction and newly built in the South American pulp industry, with a total investment of US $18 billion and a new production capacity of nearly 14.8 million tons.