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Jun 26, 2015

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical BSK paper grade market pulp shipments of in May/15 totalled 1.858 million tons, a decrease of 2.6% from April/15 and a decrease of 1.6% from May/14. Inventories of BSKP stood at the end of May/15 at 30 days of supply, no change from April/15 but an increase by four days from the end of May/14. The inventory statistics for May did not exceptionally include data on eucalyptus shipments or total hardwood stocks.  Source PPPC (June 26)

Utipulp European pulp consumer May/15 figures; inventories 587 700 tons, down by 65 000 tons or 10.0% from April/15, but up by 1 900 tons or 0.3% from May/14. In days, the inventories were at 19 days of consumption, lower by two days compared to the previous month but equal compared to a year ago. Consumption in May/15 totalled 1 004 5001 004 500 tons, an increase of 25 200 tons, or 2.6% from April/15, but a decrease of 6 500 tons or 0.6% from May/14.  Source: Utipulp  (June 16)

Pulp inventories at European ports increased in May/15 by 6 600 tons or 0.7% to 1 017 600 tons compared to April/15 inventories. Compared to May/14 the port inventories were higher in 2015 by 700 tons or by 0.1%.  Source: Europulp  (Jun 24)