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BRIEF-Mercer International reports Q3 earnings per share $0.32

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Mercer International Inc

* Mercer International Inc reports strong 2017 third quarter results

* Mercer International Inc - qtrly diluted earnings per share $0.32

* Mercer International Inc - average pulp sales realizations were approximately 2% higher in Q3 of 2017 compared to prior quarter of 2017

* Mercer International Inc - qtrly total revenues $305.5 million versus $237.9 million

* Mercer International - believe new pulp production capacity that has or is coming on line will not have a material negative impact on market in 2017

* Mercer International Inc - pulp production increased by about 7% to 388,102 admts in current quarter from 361,800 admts in same quarter of 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: