Ence – Energía y Celulosa announces a price increase of USD 50/tonne for bleached eucalyptus kraft pulp (BEKP). After the increase the list price will account for 900USD/tonne in Q3.
The increase will be implemented progressively with following steps:
1) 15USD/t on July 1, 2017;
2) 15USD/t on August 1, 2017; and
3) 20USD/t on September 1, 1, 2017.
According to the announcement, the market outlook for BHKP globally remains positive with strong demand in all the markets, inventories continue trending down and the supply is stressed.
In 1Q2017 Ence increased EBITDA by 22.3%.
The company is the leading producer of eucalyptus pulp in Europe with a capacity of 930ktpa and is the second company by sales on the continent. The company exports much of its pulp production through advanced logistics network and the quality of its products, which include TCF pulp, which is produced entirely without chlorine and is highly valued in the countries of northern Europe.