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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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Jan 23, 2015

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments in December/14 totalled 4.069 million tons, an increase of 5.0% from November/14 and an increase of 3.4% from December/13, at the delivery rate of 95% of the P.M.C. Inventories at the end of December/14 stood at 34 days of supply, an increase by one day from the end of November/14 and by two days from December/13.  Source PPPC (Jan 23)

Utipulp European pulp consumer December/14 figures; inventories 586 100 tons, down by 7 300 tons or 1.2% from November/14, and down by 50 300 tons or 7.9% from December/13. In days, the inventories were at 19 days of consumption, same as in the previous month but down by one day compared to a year ago. Consumption in December/14 totalled 865 500 tons, a decrease of 91 700 tons, or 9.6% from November/14, but an increase of 19 900 tons or 2.4% from December/13.  Source: Utipulp  (Jan 20)

Pulp inventories at European ports increased in December/14 by 61 700 tons or 5.8% to 1 117 900 tons compared to November/14 inventories. Compared to December/13 the port inventories were higher in 2014 by 95 400 tons or by 9.3%.  Source: Europulp  (Jan 21)