Uncoated Groundwood / Specialty Grades

Scarcity

  |   Uncoated Groundwood / Specialty Grades

scar·ci·ty
ˈskersədē/
noun

  1. the state of being scarce or in short supply; shortage.

We are now over a year into an unprecedented paper market in which all grade segments are sold out with little relief in sight.

Uncoated Groundwood

Went from stable yet competitive due to weak C$ to undersupplied and affected by Norpac shutting down their export PM and starting a Dumping and Unfair Trade Practices suit; Resolute had shut UGW capacity at Calhoun – moving some production to Canada; all mills are doing almost monthly increases due to the tight market; hearings on Duty to take place in July – amounts finalized September

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