US NBSK pulp spot market prices flatline, SBSK rises $10/tonne as mills swing output
OAKLAND, CA, March 6, 2018 (RISI) -In US pulp spot markets, benchmark northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) prices were flat for the fourth consecutive biweekly cycle, after buyers once again brushed back high offer prices and transactions occurred within a narrow range, source told RISI.
US NBSK spot market prices held unchanged at $770-810/tonne net delivered the US East and Midwest, according to RISI polling through Feb. 27. Non-contract volumes remained low because producers elected to move tonnes into spot markets at higher prices than most buyers were willing to purchase at.
Mostly lower-volume spot transactions occurred because producers continued to export ...