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Pulp prices start to decrease
According to Euwid, converters as well as some suppliers report signing contracts in November at lower prices för NBSK pulp than the month before. The same trend was seen in eucalyptus pulp.
“The market is witnessing what nobody expected to see before the end of the year: prices of northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp are yielding in Europe”, Euwid writes in a new report.