96 days ago • Posted by William Ramstein

Wood pulp prices-- used to make paper towels, toilet paper, mail and cups-- boom

Bleached softwood kraft pulp futures have risen 48% on the Shanghai Futures Exchange since Dec. 1, to about $1,037 a ton. Meanwhile, producers around the world are boosting prices for the wood mash at unusually sharp rates. Domtar Corp. UFS 0.13% , based in South Carolina, said it would raise prices this month between $100 and $130 a ton, depending on grade. Source: WSJ