Resolute Forest Products joins $160/tonne fluff pulp price hike movement; raises paper grade prices too

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2021-

Resolute Forest Products (Resolute) announced $80-100/tonne price increases on paper-grade market pulp to North American pulp customers, effective May 1, Fastmarkets RISI has learned. In fluff pulp, the firm slated a $160/tonne increase in North America and Europe.

Resolute told domestic customers its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp list price would increase to $1,665/tonne. The company didn’t state how much its price increases are month-over-month in any grade. However, a $1,665/tonne NBSK list is up $100/tonne vs its last announced price that went into effect on April 1.

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