The APNS had apprised the prime minister that due to high price of newsprint
and the depreciation of Pakistani rupee the newspapers are facing acute financial crunch and many newspapers are at the brink of closure.
The buying and selling of newsprint
has always been regional without regard for the border.
Pataroque stressed that despite the lower safeguard measure and the sluggish state of the global newsprint
industry, the company remains committed to pursue its planned projects to become globally competitive, as it had proposed under its adjustment plan.
Many publishers already made the switch from 30 pound newsprint
to 27-7 pound newsprint
, so the next obvious step is to go thinner.
Affected sources of imported newsprint
are South Korea, United Kingdom, Japan, US and Canada.
Fourth-quarter sales were up 4-1/2 percent year over year, to $C272.1 million ($US245 million), with newsprint
sales up 13.7 percent, to $C75.3 million ($US67.8 million).
, located in southeast England, has capacity to produce approximately 400,000 tonnes of newsprint
per annum from 100% recycled fibre.
With the opening of the ICP and the inclusion of newsprint
in the Positive List, the material can now be sent directly to Pakistan.
To account for this (or for missing the center of the wet newsprint
), I often place a telephone book or hardcover book at the bottom of the bucket underneath the newsprint
production at Maxau will end due to weak European market outlook and high production costs.
This is the first time newsprint
for publication in Nepal has been held by India.