PPI Asia Expands Coverage of Domestic Pulp and Paper Prices in China

By Risi, PRNE
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

SHANGHAI, March 3, 2011 - RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products
industry, today announced expanded coverage of domestic Chinese prices for
pulp, recovered paper, graphic papers and packaging board. These new prices
are published in PPI Asia, a subscription service that delivers market news
and price reports on the Asian pulp and paper industry to executives, paper
buyers, industry suppliers and financial institutions around the world.

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In addition, PPI Asia moved from a bi-weekly to a weekly publication
schedule with the February 25 issue.

    Key content enhancements include:
    -- New weekly coverage of domestic Chinese pulp and recovered paper
    -- Import prices for China recovered paper now covered weekly (previously
       every other week)
    -- China paper and board prices now covered monthly (previously

"Our customers have consistently asked for more information about China's
booming pulp and paper market. This new price coverage will give them
increased visibility into this critical region," said Dali Zhang, RISI
Managing Director - Asia.

These changes were made possible with RISI's 2010 acquisition of UM
Paper, China's leading source of prices for the pulp and paper industry.
RISI's Asian editorial staff is now the most extensive covering the industry
in that region.

PPI Asia is available as an online subscription. The cost for one-year's
access is US $1,150, with discounts available for groups of five or more new
subscribers from the same company. Learn more about PPI Asia or order

About RISI

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. More information can be found at www.risi.com.

    Nancy Costa
    Marketing Director
    Pulp & Paper News, Markets & Prices
    4 Alfred Circle
    Bedford, MA 01730. USA
    Tel: +1-781-734-8953
    Fax: +1-781-271-0337

Nancy Costa, Marketing Director, Pulp & Paper News, Markets & Prices, RISI, +1-781-734-8953, or Fax: +1-781-271-0337, ncosta at risi.com

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