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Smurfit Kappa raises revenues, volumes in the Americas

SAO PAULO, Aug. 8, 2017 (PPI Latin America) –Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) reported second quarter revenues at Euro 2.1 billion ($2.5 billion), a 3% increase over the second quarter of 2016. The EBITDA margin in ...

CMPC extends downtime at Guaíba BEK pulp mill

SAO PAULO, Aug. 8, 2017 (PPI Latin America) –CMPC has decided to extend for a further 15 days themaintenance stoppage at its Brazilian Celulose Riograndense1.3 million tonnes/yr bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp line No. 2 ...

Eldorado still on sale; no deal with Arauco yet

SAO PAULO, Aug. 8, 2017 (PPI Latin America) –After 45 days of negotiations and on-site analysis, Arauco hasn›t acquired Eldorado from J&F holding. The Chilean company and the Brazilian group established an exclusivity agreement in June ...

Brazilian paper imports increase 44.2% in June

SAO PAULO, Aug. 1, 2017 (PPI Latin America) –The latest data released by the Brazilian Tree Industry association (Ibá) show that the country’s paper imports increased 44.2% to 75,000 tonnes in June 2017 over June ...

IP Brazil increases paper, packaging output, sales

SAO PAULO, Aug. 1, 2017 (PPI Latin America) –International Paper (IP) Brazil increased its second quarter 2017 industrial packaging revenues by 17.6% to $60 million over April-June 2016 and its printing paper sales by 5.9% ...
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