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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 23, 2016

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in May/16 totalled 4.016 million tons, an increase of 4.5% from April/16 and an increase of 4.4% from May/15. Total inventories stood at the end of May/16 at 36 days of supply, unchanged from April/16 but up by one day compared to the end of May/15.  Source PPPC.  (June 23)

Utipulp European pulp consumer May/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 May/16 were 192 900 tons, down by 10 200 tons or 5.0% from April/16, and down by 22 700 tons or 10.5% from May/15. In days, the softwood inventories were at 16 days of consumption, down by one day from the inventories in April/16 and lower by two days compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Jun 20)

Pulp inventories at European ports increased in May/16 by 111 100 tons or 9.7% to 1 261 900 tons compared to April/16 inventories. Compared to May/15 the port inventories were higher in 2016 by 244 300 tons or by 24.0%.  Source: Europulp  (Jun 17)