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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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May 27, 2015

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments in April/15 totalled 3.780 million tons, a decrease of 8.9% from March/15 but an increase of 3.1% from April/14, at the delivery rate of 91% of the P.M.C. Inventories at the end of April/15 stood at 34 days of supply, a decrease by two days from the end of March/15 and from April/14.  Source PPPC (May 26)

Utipulp European pulp consumer April/15 figures; inventories 645 800 tons, up by 41 400 tons or 6.9% from March/15, and up by 43 200 tons or 7.2% from April/14. In days, the inventories were at 21 days of consumption, higher by two days compared to both the previous month and a year ago. Consumption in April/15 totalled 973 300 tons, a decrease of 5 700 tons, or 0.6% from March/15, but an increase of 36 500 tons or 3.9% from April/14.  Source: Utipulp  (May 18)

Pulp inventories at European ports decreased in April/15 by 83 300 tons or 7.6% to 1 010 9001 010 900 tons compared to March/15 inventories. Compared to April/14 the port inventories were lower in 2015 by 37 900 tons or by 3.6%.  Source: Europulp  (May 21)