Domtar to hike fluff pulp prices by $20/tonne effective March 1, as part of broad upward movement in pulp prices

OAKLAND, CA, February 15, 2017-

Domtar announced to customers that its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp price will increase $30/tonne, effective March 1 until further notice, industry contacts told RISI. Domtar meantime plans $20/tonne price increases on two other grades of softwood pulp.

Domtar’s hike on benchmark NBSK, the first known Mar. 1 pricing move in North American softwood markets, would lift its new NBSK list price to $1,060/tonne with the $30/tonne rise, sources said.

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