In principle, the process of making paper is simple. Wood chips are converted to pulp which in turn is processed to create paper, cardboard and a range of other products. In reality, the processes are a complex mix of chemical and physical reactions which take place in both batch and continuous mode. The capital cost of the plant is high, skilled operators are required and the potential for environmental degradation throughout the value chain is huge.
SHANGHAI , (PPI Asia) -
The paper and board market in China continued to be calm in July, with prices generally flat or dipping
For coated fine paper (CFP), prices went south a little due to insufficient demand.