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RISI launches quarterly Russian containerboard market coverage


BOSTON, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to subscriber interest, RISI has begun covering developments on the Russian containerboard market in its PPI Europe publication. The new quarterly coverage is designed to provide greater transparency within Russia's paper packaging market.


The new content, reported by Russian-speaking RISI editors, will track market dynamics and price developments in the northwestern region of Russia and will cover all major grades including: unbleached kraftliner, white-top kraftliner, semi-chemical fluting, testliner 2 and recycled fluting.

"Now that Russia has joined the World Trade Organization and opened its borders to imports through reduced tariffs, our subscribers are even more interested in developments within the dynamic Russian packaging market," said PPI Europe Editor Steven Sachoff.

The first Russian containerboard market story appeared in the October 25 issue of PPI Europe. Full price coverage will begin in 2013.

PPI Europe is a subscription publication service that delivers market news and price reports on the European pulp and paper industry. For more information or to take a free trial visit

About RISI (
Owned by UBM plc, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue, nonwovens, printing and publishing industries to help them make better decisions.

Headquartered in Boston, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

About UBM plc (
UBM plc is a leading global company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.


For Press Enquiries, please contact:
Steven Sachoff
Editor, PPI Europe
O: +32 2 536 0736






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