HIGHLIGHTS • Pulp sales of 2,673 thousand tons (+6% vs. 3Q20). • Paper sales of 336 thousand tons (+5% vs. 3Q20). • Average net pulp price in export market: US$654/ton (+43% vs. 3Q20). • Average net paper price4 of R$4,937/ton (+21% vs. 3Q20). • Pulp cash cost ex-downtime of R$711/ton (+19% vs. 3Q20). • Leverage down to 2.7 times in USD and 2.8 times in BRL.
Due to continued sharp rise in raw material costs and inflationary indirect costs that can no longer be offset by efficiency gains, the Felix Schoeller Group will adjust prices for its specialty papers with effect from February 1st, 2022.
Costs for PE and pigments used in color receiver layers continue to rise sharply. To compensate for these increases and in addition for the inflationary indirect costs the Felix Schoeller Group will implement price increases of up to 7.5% in all its product segments effective for shipments from February 1st, 2022.