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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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Jul 27, 2017

Market Comments

Pulp Inventory Statistics

Global chemical paper grade market pulp shipments of in Jun/17 totalled 4.466 million tons, an increase of 8.1% from May/17 and of 4.8% compared to Jun/16. Total inventories stood at the end of Jun/17 at 34 days of supply, no change from May/17 but a decrease of one day from Jun/16.  Source PPPC.  (July 27)

Utipulp European pulp consumer June/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 June/17 were 203 400 tons, down by 2 600 tons or 1.3% from May/17, but up by 8 700 tons or 4.5% from June/16. In days, the softwood inventories were at 17 days of consumption, down by one day compared to the inventories in May/17 but higher by one day compared to a year ago. Source: Utipulp  (July 17))

Pulp inventories at European ports in Jun/17 decreased by 78 000 tons or 6.8% to 1 062 200 tons compared to May/17 inventories. Compared to Jun/16 the port inventories were lower by 82 200 tons or by 7.2%.  Source: Europulp  (July 27)