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Viscose pulp demand benefiting from Chinese government price supports for cotton

By Rod Young Tue, Oct 01, 2013

The Chinese government has been aggressively supporting domestic cotton prices since the third quarter of 2011. The cotton price in China (represented by the 328 grade) closely followed the A-grade cotton price benchmark from 2000 to 2009, with a small premium that averaged $80/tonne after adjusting for the 17% VAT on the 328 cotton price.

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Future paper investment trends in Vietnam

By Vu Ngoc Bao Wed, Mar 17, 2010

Vietnam, March 18, 2010 (RISI) -Thanks to the government's investment promotion policies for non-state enterprises to invest in producing and trading, the paper industry has witnessed robust growth in the past 25 years (1986-2009) in Vietnam. In 1986, the total capacity of the Vietnamese paper industry was only 88,703 tonnes (with 37,665 tonnes of printing/writing paper).

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