Nov 2, 2023

PRICING NOTICE: Discontinuing the PIX US NBSK Pulp (North America) index – Open Consultation

HELSINKI, November 2, 2023 (PIX Pulp and Paper indices) - Fastmarkets FOEX is inviting feedback from the industry on the proposal to discontinue its PIX US NBSK Pulp (North America) index.

This consultation, which is open until December 14, 2023, seeks to ensure that our proposal is handled in compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Principles for Price Reporting Agencies (PRAs). This includes all elements of our pricing process, our price specifications and publication frequency.

Fastmarkets FOEX welcomes your comments and opinion (support/not support) on the following possible action: discontinuing the current PIX US NBSK Pulp (North America) by May 31, 2024.

Please send responses and comments in writing, preferably in electronic format, to: with the subject heading "PIX US NBSK Pulp”.

Please specify whether your response is confidential. Opinions offered in confidential responses may be referenced but will not be attributed in any way.

Fastmarkets will publish the outcome of this open consultation by December 28, 2023 on the Fastmarkets FOEX website under Pricing Notices, including a summary of the feedback with the exception of those marked as confidential.