wood fiber cost

  • Wood Fiber Costs Declined for both Softwood and Hardwood Pulp Producers

    Etiketter: Wood
    Wood fiber costs fell for many hardwood pulp-producing countries worldwide in the 1Q/20. The biggest declines (in US dollar terms) were seen in the US South, Russia, and Latin America, where hardwood pulplog prices were down between 5 and 10 percent from the 4Q/19. In the US South, hardwood prices fell for the second consecutive quarter in the 1Q/20 after having reached an all-time high in the 2Q/19. / Wood Resources International
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  • Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have the highest wood fiber costs in the world

    Etiketter: Wood
    The wood fiber costs for European hardwood pulp producers started to move upward in late 2017 after having trended downward for over six years, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Despite the long-term price decline for hardwood pulpwood, the continent’s pulpmills still have some of the highest wood costs in the world. / Wood Resources International
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  • Wood fiber costs for pulp mills fell in both North America and Latin America

    Etiketter: Wood
    Lower pulp prices during last summer and an increased supply of sawmill chips put downward pressure on pulpwood prices in North America and Latin America in the 4Q/12, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. The biggest declines occurred in Western US, British Columbia and Brazil. You can read the full article when you subscribe. / Wood Resources International
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  • Dramatic reduction in wood chip shipments from Uruguay

    Etiketter: Wood
    Increased reliance on domestic Eucalyptus fiber by Spanish pulp mills has resulted in a dramatic reduction in wood chip shipments from Uruguay, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly European pulpmills imported much less Eucalyptus chips from Latin America during 2012, mainly because Spanish pulp mills reduced their reliance on relatively costly wood fiber from Uruguay dramatically, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Pulp mills in Spain have also paid less for domestic pulplogs the past year, resulting in substantially lower wood fiber costs in 2012 than the previous year. You can read the full article when you subscribe. For more information go to the website of WRI. / WRI
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