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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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Nov 25, 2016

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in October/16 totalled 3.767 million tons, a decrease of 9.8% from September/16 but an increase of 0.4% from October/15. Total inventories stood at the end of October/16 at 39 days of supply, up by one day from Sep/16 and up by three days compared to the end of October/15.  Source PPPC.  (Nov 24)

Utipulp European pulp consumer October/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 October/16 were 199 300 tons, down by 5 800 tons or 2.8% from September/16, but down by 30 300 tons or 13.2% from October/15. In days, the softwood inventories were at 17 days of consumption, no change from the inventories in September/16 but lower by two days compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Nov 24)

Pulp inventories at European ports increased in October /16 by 22 400 tons or 1.8% to 1 258 600 tons compared to September/16 inventories. Compared to October/15 the port inventories were higher in 2016 by 182 200 tons or by 16.9%.  Source: Europulp  (Nov 25)