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Paper prices slump due to ‘uncertain’ market

Paper prices have seen a marked decrease - with some distributors saying the current pricing level for printing and writing paper is almost 45% lower than the same time last year.

Mepco Gulf managing director, Fadi Baakhlini said paper prices had begun to fall after October last year.
“The uncertainty in the market and its psychological effect is what has contributed to the problem,” he said.

According to Baakhlini, there was a “strong demand” during the first

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New heat transfer papers for the desktop digital printing of images for clothing made of poly, blends and other synthetic fibres have been launched.
 The papers, called JET-PRO for Active Wear Heat Transfer Paper, was developed by Neenah Paper for light fabrics with high levels of synthetic fibre and are apparently suited to the athletic wear market.
The papers are ink jet printable and, according to the company, do not crack or form a film.
Synthetic fibres have typically needed