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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 28, 2017

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments in August/17 totalled 4.310 million tons, an increase of 8.0% from July/17 and of 4.8% compared to August/16. Total inventories stood at the end of August/17 at 36 days of supply, no change from July/17 but a decrease of four days from August/16.  Source PPPC. (Sept 27)

Utipulp European pulp consumer August/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 August/17 were 198 900 tons, up by 6 800 tons or 3.6% from July/17, but down by 1 700 tons or 0.9% from August/16. In days, the softwood inventories were at 17 days of consumption, up by one day compared to the inventories in July/17 but higher by one day compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (Sept 21)

Pulp inventories at European ports in Aug/17 increased by 65 200 tons or 6.1% to 1 135 700 tons compared to Jul/17 inventories. Compared to Aug/16 the port inventories were lower by 107 200 tons or by 8.6%.  Source: Europulp  (Sept 28)