Dec 28, 2023

PRICING NOTICE: Proposal to discontinue the PIX NBSK Pulp US index in NORTH AMERICA – Final Decision

HELSINKI, December 28, 2023 (PIX Pulp & Paper Indices) - Fastmarkets FOEX invited feedback from the industry in an open consultation process between November 2 and December 14, 2023, on the proposal to discontinue the PIX US NBSK Gross price index in NORTH AMERICA on May 31, 2024.

Fastmarkets FOEX would like to thank those who took the time to respond to the consultation. The feedback received included comments both for and against the proposal. Those ones against were mostly general, but no respondent said that the index is actively commercially used by them.

Considering the responses, Fastmarkets FOEX has arrived at a Final Decision of discontinuing the PIX US NBSK Gross price index by May 31, 2024.

Fastmarkets continues to publish the price of this grade through its benchmark Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft assessment published on RISI and PPI Pulp & Paper Week.

For all Fastmarkets FOEX pricing notices and to view Fastmarkets FOEX methodology guides please see here.