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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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Aug 24, 2016

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in June/16 totalled 4.249 million tons, an increase of 3.1% from May/16 and an increase of 4.9% from June/15. Total inventories stood at the end of June/16 at 34 days of supply, down by one day from May/16 but up by one day compared to the end of June/15.  Source PPPC.  (July 29)

Utipulp European pulp consumer July/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 July/16 were 191 300 tons, down by 3 400 tons or 1.7% from June/16, and down by 11 900 tons or 5.9% from July/15. In days, the softwood inventories were at 16 days of consumption, same level as the inventories in June/16 and lower by one day compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Aug 22)

Pulp inventories at European ports decreased in June/16 by 113 700 tons or 9.0% to 1 148 200 tons compared to May/16 inventories. Compared to June/15 the port inventories were higher in 2016 by 168 900 tons or by 17.2%.  Source: Europulp  (July 29)