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Suzano announces new pulp price increase

The adjustment will take effect from October and ranges from US$30 to US$50 per ton of pulp in all markets

Suzano announced a new increase in pulp prices, effective as of October of this year. The increase applicable in all regions and ranges from US$30 to US$50 per ton.

According to the company, in the Asian market, the increase will be $30 per ton of pulp, without providing the new commodity price. Considering the values practiced by short-fiber pulp manufacturers for sales in China in September, the net price of the raw material will rise to US $580 per ton starting next month.

As for Europe, the adjustment will be US $50 per ton, which will raise the fiber price to US$900 per ton. The European price continues to be a reference in terms of price for the global market.

In North America, on the other hand, a price increase of US$50 per ton of pulp will also be applied. Thus, similarly to the Chinese market, considering the reference price that producers are applying this September, which is US$1,040 per ton, the new value will rise to US$1,090 per ton.

It is important to note that previously, Suzano had already announced increases of US$20 per ton of pulp for the Chinese market, and US$50 per ton for the European and American markets, effective from September. These announcements were made in a context of high demand in some regions, coupled with low inventory levels and news of unscheduled shutdowns in facilities in the sector, such as the indefinite suspension of Arauco’s Licantén facility due to a river overflow in the region.

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