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Sep 29, 2015

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in August/15 totalled 3.829 million tons, a decrease of -0.2% from July/15 and an increase of 0.7% from August/14. Total inventories stood at the end of August/15 at 37 days of supply, an increase by two days from July/15 but no change compared to the end of August/14.  Source PPPC.  Note: Brazilian figures are estimates by PPPC (September 29)

Utipulp European pulp consumer August/15 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 August/15 were 222 600 tons, up by 15 200 tons or 7.3% from July/15, and up by 19 600 tons or 9.7% from August/14. In days, the softwood inventories were at 19 days of consumption, an increase by one day from the days in July/15 and higher by two days compared to a year ago. Softwood consumption in August/15 totalled 315 300 tons, a decrease of 24 900 tons or 7.3% from July/15, and a decrease of 3 000 tons or 0.9 from August/14.  Source: Utipulp  (Sep 22)

Pulp inventories at European ports increased in August/15 by 282 800 tons or 28.6% to 1 272 500 tons compared to July/15 inventories. Compared to August/14 the port inventories were higher in 2015 by 237 300 tons or by 22.9%.  Source: Europulp  (Sep 29)