New Chinese paper capacity could pressure global prices

By Mark Watts
Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Ratings agency Moody’s forecasts stable paper demand over next 12-18 months

Capacity expansions in the Chinese paper industry could exceed demand in the next 12 to 18 months, leading to increased exports to western markets and putting pressure on prices, according to a report by Moody’s Investors Service.

Global consumption of paper and forest products is expected to remain...

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