Duties and Tariffs

Sappi Europe announces further price increases for speciality paper grades. The ongoing rise of raw material costs, particularly pulp, chemicals and energy in combination with extremely high freight rates due to global logistic constraints make further price adjustments unavoidable.

Bong to increase its prices to the market as a result of the continued increase in raw material prices. The majority of Bong’s price increases will come into effect during 3Q 2021 and will be on both Envelope and Light packaging products.

SWM International announced price increases of up to 15% across its engineered papers portfolio, effective July 1st. The increases are a direct result of sharp rises in raw material prices, with market wood pulp costs up by 50% in the past six months.

The coronavirus pandemic caused global disruption to raw material production and also to international shipping. All of these factors are now resulting in cost increases, some of them substantial, including in the paper industry, and Koehler Paper is also being affected by these.

Buckman announced global price increases of 5-20% for all product offerings. The price increases will become effective immediately. Price increases will vary depending on geographic region, solutions offered and markets served.

The Navigator Company will increase paper prices in North America by about 8-10%. This measure includes Navigator Premium Inkjet and Soporset Premium Opaque Offset Printing Papers (Text & Cover & Digital), Navigator Copier, and Express Offset and Bond rolls.

Keta Kosman, Publisher of Madison’s Lumber Reporter, monitors lumber prices every day. She thinks we are in a new era for the economy. In the 1950s, there was much infrastructure building, it was all a huge boom for the economy for two decades. We're in a similar situation right now, she says. The U.S. administration i...

Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, have issued the statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s second administrative review and its preliminary determination regarding countervailing and anti-dumping...

From July 1, 2021, Russia introduces new duties on the export of green lumber with a moisture content exceeding 22%. The duty rate for softwood and oak will be 10%, but not less than Euro 13 and Euro 15 per 1 m3, respectively.

Members of Congress and the Biden administration are heeding the concerns of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and its grassroots on the need to take action to resolve soaring lumber prices, supply shortages and tariffs that are hurting home builders, home buyers, the housing sector and the economy.