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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 21, 2016

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in December/16 totalled 4.514 million tons, an increase of 5.8% from November/16 and an increase of 5.4% from December/15. Total inventories stood at the end of December/16 at 35 days of supply, a decrease by one day from November/16 but no change compared to the end of December/15.  Source PPPC.  (Jan 26)

Utipulp European pulp consumer January/17 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 January/17 were 199 900 tons, down by 12 500 tons or 5.9% from December/16, but up by 4 400 tons or 2.2% from January/16. In days, the softwood inventories were at 17 days of consumption, down by one day compared to the inventories in December/16 but no change from a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Feb 21)

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)