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Jun 10, 2016, 15:50 ET RISI and FOEX launch new US NBSK net price initiative

RISI, in cooperation with FOEX, today announced the successful completion of Stage 1 of a pilot program to launch a new index to measure...


Jun 03, 2016, 11:35 ET Growing demand, shifting supply in global fluff pulp market

Global demand for fluff pulp is growing steadily, but disruptive shifts on the supply side could upset the balance of costs, prices and...


May 12, 2016, 14:00 ET Weyerhaeuser/IP deal highlights global trends in fluff pulp market

 On May 2, Weyerhaeuser announced the sale of all of its fluff pulp assets to International Paper (IP) for $2.2 billion. These two firms...


May 02, 2016, 18:47 ET RISI and TAPPI Announce TISSUE 2017

 TAPPI along with RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced an International Tissue Conference,...


Jan 14, 2016, 09:30 ET RISI's NEW Asian Forest Business Summit will combine the well known Annual Asian Conference and China Paper Packaging Summit

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that their new Asian...


Jan 13, 2016, 11:37 ET Unlimited Networking Opportunities in the World's Largest Financial Community at RISI's Forest Investment Conference

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced the new, updated agenda for the Forest Investment...


Dec 18, 2015, 06:00 ET RISI's 2016 European CEO of the Year Announced!

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Kari Jordan, President and...


Dec 18, 2015, 06:00 ET RISI's 2016 European CEO of the Year Announced!

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Kari Jordan, President and...


Dec 01, 2015, 11:14 ET Long-Term Outlook for Pulp Imports into China Is Mixed, as Paper Production Slows Sharply

China's paper industry is quickly transitioning into a slow-growth phase that poses challenges to pulp and wood fiber suppliers to that country....


Dec 01, 2015, 11:14 ET Long-Term Outlook for Pulp Imports into China Is Mixed, as Paper Production Slows Sharply

China's paper industry is quickly transitioning into a slow-growth phase that poses challenges to pulp and wood fiber suppliers to that country....


Jun 25, 2015, 13:27 ET RISI Announces Program Lineup for the 2015 North American Conference

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced the program lineup for the 30th Annual North...


Jun 17, 2015, 11:39 ET David W. Scheible, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Graphic Packaging International, named RISI North American CEO of the Year

Mr. David W. Scheible, Chairman of Graphic Packaging Holding Company and Chief Executive Officer of Graphic Packaging, Inc. has been named the 2015...


May 14, 2015, 17:07 ET Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) and Rainforest Alliance to Discuss APP's Progress on Zero Deforestation at RISI's Asian Conference!

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is excited to have Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) and...


Feb 12, 2015, 14:23 ET Institutional Investments in Timberland Topping $100 Billion Globally - But Does the Outlook for Forest Products Markets Support This Bullish Trend?

RISI's Annual Forest Products and Timberland Investment Conference will examine how investors rate timberland amongst other real assets, while...


Apr 15, 2014, 12:07 ET Cheung Yan of Nine Dragons Named RISI's 2014 Asian CEO of the Year

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry today announced that Ms. Cheung Yan, Chairlady of Nine Dragons...


Mar 10, 2014, 15:57 ET Food Service Paper Demand to Reach 1.5 Million Tonnes by 2016

 Expansion of the quick service restaurant industry has fueled increasing demands for specialty papers in the food service sector. As this...


Jan 21, 2014, 09:00 ET RISI Announces Program Lineup for 2014 European Pulp and Paper Conference

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced program details for its Sixteenth Annual European...


Jan 16, 2014, 12:00 ET Rapidly escalating land prices in Brazil and Uruguay force timberland investors to explore other Latin American countries

In 2013, more than three quarters of all Latin American plantation forests owned by overseas financial investors, were in just two countries,...


Jan 08, 2014, 14:17 ET World Sack Kraft and Wrapping Paper Demand to Increase 3.0% during 2014

 Despite declining demand for sack kraft and wrapping paper in many developed countries, global demand is expected to increase by 504,000...


Dec 05, 2013, 09:00 ET RISI Announces Date and Location for 2014 European Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that the Sixteenth Annual RISI European...