Ahlstrom-Munksjö sets 5% price increase for UWF paper in Brazil
SAO PAULO, Oct. 24, 2017 (PPI Latin America) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö's subsidiary in Brazil has slated a 9.5% price increase for its uncoated woodfree (UWF) paper produced and traded in the Brazilian market.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö runs a non-integrated paper operation in Jacareí city, São Paulo state, with capacity to produce about 100,000 tonnes/yr of printing/writing papers.
The company said it is also planning to adjust prices for its coated woodfree (CWF) L1 – coated one side – by 6.7%.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö explained that the price hikes are driven by surging pulp costs....