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FOEX Indexes Ltd is an independent company providing audited, trade-mark registered pulp, paper, recovered paper and wood based biomass price indices.

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Oct 19, 2017

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments in August/17 totalled 4.310 million tons, an increase of 8.0% from July/17 and of 4.8% compared to August/16. Total inventories stood at the end of August/17 at 36 days of supply, no change from July/17 but a decrease of four days from August/16.  Source PPPC. (Sept 27)

Utipulp European pulp consumer September/17 figures include only softwood as several European companies have not declared their statistics for hardwood and therefore some national associations have not delivered hardwood data. Softwood inventories in September/17 were 188 200 tons, down by 6 300 tons or 3.2% from August/17, and down by 15 600 tons or 7.6% from September/16. In days, the softwood inventories were at 16 days of consumption, down by one day compared to the inventories in August/17 and compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Oct 19)

Pulp inventories at European ports in Aug/17 increased by 65 200 tons or 6.1% to 1 135 700 tons compared to Jul/17 inventories. Compared to Aug/16 the port inventories were lower by 107 200 tons or by 8.6%.  Source: Europulp  (Sept 28)