Wood price index

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Apr 2017

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 13, 2017

Prices of framing lumber held to a firm to upward path, as more buyers shed expectations for further downside that recently followed the February spike. Many traders reported finishing one of their best first quarters in years, amid a high degree of anxiety that stemmed from the U.S.-Canada trade issue, timber supply constraints, and transportation issues, among others. A number of traders were out of their offices, and the level of activity surprised many traders. [More... ]

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Switzerland: uneven price dynamics at oak, ash and beech markets

Switzerland is no exception to the main trends currently observed in European timber markets. Oak prices continue to rise steadily, with the average increase being around 30% in two years [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 14, 2017

An active framing lumber market early in the week turned frenetic Thursday as angst over anticipated duties on Canadian exports to the U.S. set off the futures market and sent cash buyers scrambling to cover their needs with mill offerings for April shipments [More... ]

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France: ash and beech being affected by the increased freight tariffs

In the second quarter of the current year, trade on the French hardwood markets was mixed. The French oak continues to run with the wind, and the industry representatives do not see reasons why it should stop. In processed goods, virtually all products find [More... ]

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China: Prices of main wood commodities in January 2017

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market: [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 15, 2017

Sales of framing lumber at the mill level slowed, as secondaries focused on selling from their own inventories and dealers struggled to absorb recent price hikes [More... ]

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Germany: Price of wood pellets drops in April

The price for wood pellets in Germany has decreased accordingly to the arrival of the warm season. Thus, the price of EN plus wood pellets went down by -3.6% during April 2017 [More... ]

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Austria: Price of wood pellets down in April

Austrian wood pellets price amounted to an average of EUR 229.4per tonne in April 2017 [More... ]

Mar 2017

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Ghana: Prices for exported wood products

Latest prices in Ghana for exported logs, sawnwood, veneer and plywood... [More... ]

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  • Eastern Europe

Overview of hardwood logs prices in Eastern Europe

During January and February, Fordaq has monitored the activity of many sawmills in Eastern Europe. From the survey we have found the following prices [More... ]

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China: Prices of main wood commodities in December 2016

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from Guangdong Yuzhu Timber MarketGuangzhou Yuzhu Timber Market... [More... ]

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Stable roundwood prices in Tyrol in February

In February, the price for the main spruce assortment (quality BC)2a-3b has remained stable in Tyrol, as well as for spruce sawlogs- quality class Cx. The reporting quantity for roundwood was very low as in January and December. [More... ]

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Estonia: Roundwood prices in December

The price of roundwood in Estonia increased at the end of 2016 and was above last year's level in December. [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 11, 2017

Trading in framing lumber perked up Wednesday, putting a halt to skidding or drifting prices in most species. Follow-through Thursday was mixed, but generally enough to encourage sellers. The major exception was Southern Pine, as a perception of an imbalance in supply and demand took hold. [More... ]

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  • Brazil

Prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood in March 2017

The Brazilian Tree Industry (IBÁ) has reported that January 2017 exports of woodbased panels increased by 57% to 85,000 cu.m [More... ]

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France: oak prices soar in early 2017

Since 2013, oak prices have been climbing in France. All forest and woodworking industry professionals are wondering how far up oak prices can go [More... ]

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Switzerland: pellet prices slightly down in March 2017

The price for pellets in Switzerland decreased by 1.22% year-on-year in March 2017 and equalled [More... ]

Feb 2017

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 5, 2017

With trading off to a steady start through midweek, sales of framing lumber hit a higher gear on Thursday and pushed prices sharply higher. Gains well into double digits were common, and mills tested additional increases through Thursday. [More... ]

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France: packing-case wood sector in crisis

Will 2017 be better than 2016 for the French wooden packaging sector? The answer to this question is not easy as the presidential elections with uncertain results approach and render the whole situation even less stable. In the context of a sluggish economy, most pallet and other wooden packaging producers continue to refer to the ambiguity of the situation characterized by two major factors: a stagnant market and orders from packaging consumers that cover only day-to-day needs [More... ]

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Current prices of main Chinese wood commodities

This report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in China . [More... ]

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Central/West Africa: Asian demand is lively, Western markets quiet

Central/West African producers report that all European markets are quiet and any purchases are only for replacement of stocks and tend to be for only the faster moving timbers. The weak demand in Europe has resulted in some price weakness for species which are most susceptible to even small shifts in demand. [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 7, 2017

Sales of framing lumber slowed considerably from the previous week’s chaotic pace, as buyers stepped back to digest recent purchases and discern the market’s staying power. Many traders were wary that the most recent hikes in prices had too much air in them, and waited to see whether mills could sustain them [More... ]

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India: Prices of teak logs, sawnwood and plywood in February 2017

The price list for teak, sawnwood and plywood between 1-15 February 2017. [More... ]

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France: Lumber prices for Q4/2016

French research center CEEB (Centre d’Etudes de l’Economie du Bois) together with the national wood federation FNB (Federation Nationale du Bois) quarterly publish average prices for French lumber... [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 8, 2017

Sales of framing lumber were focused heavily on the secondary market, where wholesalers and distributors digested recent purchases and higher prices. Upward price momentum at the mills largely stalled. However, some prices carried higher on solid mill order files and momentum from the recent run. [More... ]