Södra increased sales of paper pulp to China by more than 50% in January-September 2017. according to the announcement, the company sees no signs of slowing in the near future.
Magnus Björkman, VP Marketing and sales Södra Cell, commented:
“Growth in China is robust. With the increased volumes provided by our investments we can tap into this growth. Demand for raw material from certified forest is on the increase with a clear focus on sustainability, and this is something we can contribute towards.”
Earlier Södra increased NBSK pulp price in Europe to USD 960 per t
Södra is the economic association that unites more than 50,000 forest owners in southern Sweden. The Group’s three business areas are production of sawn and planed timber goods, interior products, paper pulp and biofuel. In recent years Södra has also become such a large producer of electricity. It employs 3,500 people in areas that range from forestry management and environmental conservation to accounting, sales and product development.