Commodity report: Downward movement

Departments - Commodity Report

October 30, 2015

Pricing for sorted office paper (SOP) declined in all regions of the U.S., with the exception of the Pacific Northwest, for October orders, according to PPI Pulp & Paper Week.

The publication notes that SOP pricing in the Northeast region was at its lowest level in almost two years.

Pricing in the Southwest declined more than in any other region, losing $10 per ton relative to September 2015.

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