Sodra Boosts Price for Softwood and Hardwood Pulp by USD 20/tonne

March 1, 2013 - Swedish market pulp producer Sodra said that it has increased the price of its softwood pulp to USD 860 per tonne and hardwood pulp to USD 820 per tonne in Europe, effective today, March 1.

Since January 1, 2013, Sodra's softwood pulp was USD 840/tonne and hardwood was 800/tonne.

The company said the anticipated seasonal uptick in demand coupled with capacity reductions due to maintenance shutdowns will further improve the supply/demand balance in the market this spring.