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Oct 24, 2014

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments in September/14 totalled 4.142 million tons, an increase of 9.9% from August/14 and an increase of 4.9% from September/13, at the delivery rate of 100% of the P.M.C. Inventories at the end of September/14 stood at 33 days of supply, a decrease by 5 days from the end of August/14 and a decrease by one day from September/13.  Source PPPC (Oct 24)

Utipulp European pulp consumer September/14 figures; inventories 583 500 tons, up by 4 300 tons or 0.7% from August/14, but down by 1 600 tons or 0.3% from September/13. In days, the inventories were at 18 days of consumption, same as in the previous month but down by 1 day from a year ago. Consumption in September/14 totalled 975 300 tons, an increase of 145 000 tons, or 17.5% from August/14, and an increase of 5 200 tons or 0.5% from September/13.  Source: Utipulp  (Oct 20)

Pulp inventories at European ports decreased in September/14 by 18 300 tons or 1.8% to 1 016 900 tons compared to August/14 inventories. Compared to September/13, the port inventories were lower in 2014 by 128 800 tons or by 11.2%.  Source: Europulp  (Oct 16)