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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 26, 2016

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in April/16 totalled 3.832 million tons, a decrease of 12.3% from March/16 but an increase of 0.6% from April/15. Total inventories stood at the end of April/16 at 36 days of supply, down by 2 days from March/16 but up by two days compared to the end of April/15.  Source PPPC.  (May 26)

Utipulp European pulp consumer April/16 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 April/16 were 196 000 tons, down by 9 200 tons or 4.5% from March/16, abnd down by 32 800 tons or 14.3% from April/15. In days, the softwood inventories were at 17 days of consumption, no change from the inventories in March/16 but lower by two days compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (May 17)

Pulp inventories at European ports decreased in April/16 by 34 300 tons or 2.9% to 1 166 200 tons compared to March/16 inventories. Compared to April/15 the port inventories were higher in 2016 by 155 300 tons or by 15.4%.  Source: Europulp  (May 26)