Prices for Bleached Eucalyptus Kraft Pulp Heading Up Again

Good demand and low inventory levels have prompted producers of bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp to boost prices for January deliveries.

Jan. 7, 2014 (EUWID) - Manufacturers expect eucalyptus pulp prices to continue on the upward path in January.

Prices for bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp have seen another increase in December and continued the upward trend seen in recent months.

Owing to good demand and low inventory levels, manufacturers have announced a new price round for January deliveries. EUWID respondents said that the plans were to raise BEK pulp prices by $20/metr.t in Europe, North America and Asia.

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