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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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Sep 23, 2016

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in August/16 totalled 4.190 million tons, an increase of 9.3% from July/16 and an increase of 5.7% from August/15. Total inventories stood at the end of August/16 at 38 days of supply, no change from July/16 but up by two days compared to the end of August/15.  Source PPPC.  (Sep 23)

Utipulp European pulp consumer August/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 August/16 were 203 000 tons, up by 11 300 tons or 5.9% from July/16, but down by 10 100 tons or 4.7% from August/15. In days, the softwood inventories were at 17 days of consumption, an increase of one day from the inventories in July/16 but lower by one day compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Sep 20)

Pulp inventories at European ports increased in July/16 by 30 400 tons or 2.6% to 1 178 600 tons compared to June/16 inventories. Compared to July/15 the port inventories were higher in 2016 by 188 800 tons or by 19.1%.  Source: Europulp  (Sep 1)