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Resolute Forest Products Announces Newsprint Price Increase

Resolute Forest Products

May 16, 2018 - It has been reported that Resolute Forest Products has announced a US$22 per metric tonne (for 45.0 gsm) newsprint price increase effective with shipments on or after June 15, 2018. Other basis weights will be adjusted accordingly, the company said.

This price increase does not apply to Ponderay Newsprint Company (Usk, Washington), a joint venture company owned by Resolute Forest Products (40%) and several large publishing companies.

SOURCE: Midland Paper, Packaging + Supplies ( and media reports