Abon earlier said the agencys recommendation could no longer be overturned by the DTI, which was mandated by law to issue an order imposing a definitive safeguard duty on imported newsprint
Catalyst said North American demand for newsprint
continued to decline in 2013 and that North American shipments were down 9.
In addition, newsprint
production at Varkaus is not competitive enough because it relies on less-competitive virgin fibre, the availability of wood raw material in Finland is not stable and the mill is far away from most of its customers and main markets.
Another relative improvement in July was in newsprint
mill operating rates.
Norske Skog is also reducing the newsprint
production for the second half of 2007 by 70,000 tonnes.
All in all, the global newsprint
market is fairly solid.
in the past 130 years has been made largely from mechanical pulp, which is produced when wood chips are ground into fibers.
The production of newsprint
rose substantially as the press had been able to utilize and enjoy the long lost freedom of the press.
We have an open investigation into the possibility of anticompetitive actions in the newsprint
industry," Justice spokeswoman Jennifer Rose said on Feb.
, you may recall, is that somewhat unpredictable and major operating cost (about 20 percent of all costs on average) that allowed newspaper profits to soar from 1992 through 1994, ate up profits in 1995, then helped profits soar again in 1996.
Avenor is one of the leaders in newsprint
A number of companies hold licenses to log in Clayoquot Sound, but the largest is MacMillan Bloedel (unaffectionately known by forest activists as "MacBlo"), which supplies newsprint
and telephone directory paper to U.