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Tissue marketplace in Chile: maturing retail and opportunities in away-from-home sales

By David Mackinson, senior research analyst, Euromonitor International  A bit of time spent in Chile, and you might consider it an outlier amongst its Latin American family. The country runs with German-style efficiency when compared with the rest of the continent, and you might say that a Chilean is uncharacteristically serious when compared to their Colombian...

PIX Pulp indices 24.3.2015

By FOEX Indexes’ Lars Halén and Timo Teräs NBSK pulp Europe UTIPULP (the group of European market wood pulp users) published the market pulp consumers’ consumption data in March, which was down by 1.8% from February for the total. However for BSKP, the retreat was much bigger at 6.7%.  Consumers’ market pulp inventories were up from end January by...

‘Our target – to give America something new’

‘Our target – to give America something new’

May 29, 2015

With the start-up of the world’s second NTT line in May, Chile’s FPC Tissue (FPC) is used to thinking big… but to give the US market a premium, high-quality product it doesn’t yet know it needs? Executives told TWM how they think they can do it.   Nothing quite prepares a visitor for the scale of achievement and ambition on show all around the...

Chile – Modest T&T business with recent growth

Chile – Modest T&T business with recent growth

May 29, 2015

Chile is the number three pulp and paper producing country in a Latin American market that is heavily weighted to pulp production. Nearly half of the 48M FMT pulp and paper market in Latin America is market pulp production (Figure 1). Taking market pulp out of the picture and looking at paper production exclusively, the market is about 24.5M FMT, dominated by...

Tissue World Barcelona

A return to gradual growth as Europe emerges from a prolonged economic struggle and the focus of tissue business shifting from west to east. TWM summarises the expert insights from the three day conference   Tissue World bids a vibrant… but sad farewell to the brilliant Barcelona The figures speak for themselves… Tissue World Barcelona 2015...

Tissue World Barcelona attracted key industry members from across Europe and beyond. We kick off the show’s coverage with a detailed look into four dynamic Western European tissue markets

Country Update: France France is the fourth largest producer of Paper and Market Pulp in Western Europe making 10.1 million metric tonnes per year. Towel and Tissue (T&T) represents a little more than 8% of this paper and pulp production. France ranks third largest in the production of T&T products with nearly 900 thousand metric tons annually. Capacity...

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