Södra plans to open a new purchasing office is established in Shanghai in 2018. The office will be opened under the name of Södra International Trading.
According to the announcement, focus of the office will be on purchasing indirect materials, such as machinery and processing equipment.
In January-June 2017, the company increased sales of paper pulp to China by more than 50%.
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.