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Dec 22, 2016, 10:53 ET RISI Announces The 2017 European CEO of The Year Award

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Berry Wiersum, Chief Executive Officer...


Dec 21, 2016, 11:15 ET Wood pellet trade has doubled over 5 years, driven by biomass-fueled power generation

As the world works to replace fossil fuels, wood pellets are playing a key role in decarbonizing power grids. European nations, in particular, have...


Dec 15, 2016, 13:43 ET Timber Plantations Attract More Investors, Can Reward Region-Specific Strategies

In a global financial landscape where reliable returns are hard to find, investors are steadily upping their exposure to investments rooted in the...


Nov 29, 2016, 08:05 ET Brexit impacts on global forest product markets to take main stage at RISI's European Conference

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has announced the 19th Annual European Conference will highlight...


Nov 21, 2016, 18:00 ET Winners announced at the 2016 PPI Awards

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, selected the winners of the 2016 PPI Awards. The PPI Awards honor...


Nov 07, 2016, 08:15 ET Slowdown Prompts China's Pulp and Paper Producers to Consolidate, Invest Overseas

As China's economic boom has slowed in recent years, its pulp and paper sector has responded with significant shifts in strategy. Mergers, overseas...


Oct 12, 2016, 13:29 ET Substantive Steps Towards More Sustainable Global Economy Attract Spotlight for Pulp & Paper Industry Leaders

Pulp and Paper industry leaders at some of the largest and most influential companies will be sharing their bold and effective corporate...


Sep 30, 2016, 12:25 ET Leaders to Converge in Chicago to Discuss Major Trends in the North American, Global Containerboard/Box Industry

 Major trends and issues of the containerboard industry will be explored at the International Containerboard Conference (ICC) in Chicago,...


Sep 01, 2016, 12:47 ET FOEX Announces Implementation of IOSCO Principles

FOEX has adopted the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Principles for Price Reporting Agencies (PRA) for its PIX Pulp...


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 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 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....


Oct 20, 2015, 13:00 ET RISI's PPI Magazine merges with TAPPI's Paper 360

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, and TAPPI, the leading association for the worldwide pulp,...


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...


Jan 27, 2015, 15:05 ET New Paper Market Service Provides Custom Intelligence to Buyers

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today introduced a new service for packaging procurement...


Jan 22, 2015, 13:00 ET RISI's European CEO of the Year Announced!

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced that Gary McGann, Chief Executive Officer of...


Dec 17, 2014, 09:30 ET Global recovered paper demand to grow 2.5% per year until 2029 as trade shifts worldwide

 Though the recovered paper markets experienced volatility over the last few decades, growth has cooled in the last two years due to...


Oct 09, 2014, 00:05 ET 2014 PPI Awards Winners Announced

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced the winners of the 2014 PPI Awards. The PPI Awards...


Oct 01, 2014, 11:16 ET RISI Announces New RISI Indices Business

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced today the creation of RISI Indices, a new business...


Sep 16, 2014, 06:00 ET RISI Announces New Senior Economist for International Timber

 RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the addition of Senior International Timber...


Sep 03, 2014, 06:00 ET Global wood pellet demand to reach 50 million tonnes by 2024

Global wood pellet demand is rapidly expanding as consumers, businesses and regulators look for alternatives to fossil fuels. Globally, wood pellet...