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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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Jun 22, 2017

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in May/17 totalled 4.107 million tons, an increase of 7.5% from April/17 but a decrease by 0.3% compared to May/16. Total inventories stood at the end of May/17 at 33 days of supply, no change from April/17 but a decrease of three days from May/16.  Source PPPC.  (Jun 22)

Utipulp European pulp consumer May/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 May/17 were 205 300 tons, up by 2 700 tons or 1.3% from April/17, and up by 11 800 tons or 6.1% from May/16. In days, the softwood inventories were at 17 days of consumption, unchanged compared to the inventories in April/17 but higher by one day compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (June 20))

Pulp inventories at European ports in March/17 increased by 37 500 tons or 3.2% to 1 211 300 tons compared to February/17 inventories. Compared to March/16 the port inventories were higher by 10 800 tons or by 0.9%.  Source: Europulp  (May 10)