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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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Mar 24, 2017

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in February/17 totalled 4.055 million tons, an increase of 2.0% from January/17 and an increase of 5.2% from February/16. Total inventories stood at the end of February/17 at 35 days of supply, a decrease by one day from January/17 and a decrease of 4 days from February/16.  Source PPPC.  (Mar 24)

Utipulp European pulp consumer February/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 February/17 were 198 200 tons, up by 2 200 tons or 1.1% from January/17, but down by 10 200 tons or 4.9% from February/16. In days, the softwood inventories were at 17 days of consumption, no change compared to the inventories in January/17 but down by one day from a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Mar 20)

Pulp inventories at European ports increased in December/16 by 66 700 tons or 5.7% to 1 238 400 tons compared to November/16 inventories. Compared to December/15 the port inventories were higher in 2016 by 89 400 tons or by 7.8%.  Source: Europulp  (Jan 19)