March 17, 2021 - Södra Cell announced that it will be increasing the price of its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe to $1,220, effective 1 April 2021.
"The global NBSK market is very tight, and in Europe a robust demand is outpacing supply," said Henrik Wettergren, VP Marketing and Sales, Södra Cell. "This announcement reflects the overall market sentiment."
Södra Cell's latest price announcement is a $260/tonne jump from the $960/tonne price it set for its NBSK pulp in Europe on Jan. 1, 2021.
On Oct. 1, 2020, Södra's listed price for NBSK pulp in Europe was $880/tonne.
Södra Cell, a business unit of Södra, is one of the world’s leading producers of paper pulp and dissolving pulp. Its three state-of-the-art pulp mills in Sweden (Värö, Mörrum and Mönsterås) have a combined production capacity of 1.9 million tonnes per year.
Södra is Sweden's largest forest-owner association, with 52,000 forest owners as its members. Södra is also an international forest industry Group, with operations based on processing its members' forest products, such as softwood and hardwood pulp, and wood products. To learn more, visit: www.sodra.com.
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