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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 19, 2016

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in November/16 totalled 4.069 million tons, an increase of 8.0% from October/16 and an increase of 4.0% from November/15. Total inventories stood at the end of November/16 at 39 days of supply, no change from October/16 and up by three days compared to the end of November/15.  Source PPPC.  (Dec 23)

Utipulp European pulp consumer December/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 December/16 were 212 300 tons, up by 13 700 tons or 6.9% from November/16, and up by 9 800 tons or 4.8% from December/15. In days, the softwood inventories were at 18 days of consumption, up by one day compared to the inventories in November/16 and to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Jan 17)

Pulp inventories at European ports increased in December /16 by 66 700 tons or 5.7% to 1 238 400 tons compared to November/16 inventories. Compared to December/15 the port inventories were higher in 2016 by 89 400 tons or by 7.8%.  Source: Europulp  (Jan 19)