Patrick Cavanagh is an Economist at Fastmarkets RISI covering international wood pulp markets. Pat contributes to World Pulp Monthly, the World Dissolving Pulp Monitor, the World Pulp & Recovered Paper Forecast, and is the lead author of the 2018 Outlook for the World Fluff Pulp Market.
Pat joined Fastmarkets RISI in 2015. He holds a Master of Science in Resource Economics from the University of Rhode Island, and a Bachelor of Arts from American University.
Global dissolving pulp outlook
Session Three - Paper, pulp and packaging perspectives
Wednesday, 29 September, 2021 - 12:15
- Manmade cellulosic fiber capacity expansion continues at a rapid pace
- Consumer and brand focus on sustainability driving further gains for viscose fibers against cotton and synthetics
- Dissolving pulp cost curve set to shift lower as new capacity ramps up in South America
- Recycled cellulose fibers transition from pilot projects to industrial scale