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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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Feb 1, 2016

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in December/15 totalled 4.288 million tons, an increase of+9.3% from November/15 and an increase of 5.6% from December/14. Total inventories stood at the end of December/15 at 35 days of supply, unchanged from November/15 but an increase by one day compared to the end of December/14.  Source PPPC.  (Jan 27)

Utipulp European pulp consumer December/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 December/15 were 214 400 tons, down by 10 100 tons or 4.5% from November/15, and down by 1 400 tons or 0.6% from December/14. In days, the softwood inventories were at 19 days of consumption, a decrease by one day from the inventories in November/15 but higher by one day compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Jan 18)

Pulp inventories at European ports increased in December/15 by 66 100 tons or 6.1% to 1 148 900 tons compared to November/15 inventories. Compared to December/14 the port inventories were higher in 2015 by 31 000 tons or by 2.8%.  Source: Europulp  (Feb 1)