SCA increases pulp price by $ 40

  • Press release

SCA increases the price on bleached softwood kraft pulp, NBSK, by $ 40 per tonne.

“ We see a strong pulp market with a growing demand from primarily tissue customers”, says Henning Ellström VP sales and marketing pulp. “Producer inventories are balanced and production curtailments have been announced by other suppliers. The pulp market is global and we have already seen price increases on other continents.”

The new price on bleached softwood kraft pulp, $ 880 per tonne, is valid from May 1, 2020.

For further information, please contact:

Björn Lyngfelt, SVP Communications, tel +46 70 626 82 23
Henning Ellström, VP sales & marketing pulp, + 46 72 141 40 01

The core of SCA’s business is the forest, Europe’s largest private forest holding. Around this unique resource, we have built a well-developed value chain based on renewable raw material from our own and others’ forests. We offer paper for packaging and print, pulp, wood products, renewable energy, services for forest owners and efficient transport solutions. 2019 the forest products company SCA had approximately 4,000 employees and sales amounted to approximately SEK 19.6 bn (EUR 1.9 bn). SCA was founded in 1929 and has its headquarters in Sundsvall, Sweden. For more information, visit