China: Prices of main wood commodities in May 2012

  • June 25, 2012
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Price information in Shanghai Furen Timber Market
Exchange rate: 1 Euro=8,00 RMB (June 15th, 2012)
Date: June 15th, 2012

1. Imported sawntimber
Standard name Local name Grade Spec./
Grades
Origin
Prices range
(Euro/m3)
Price range (RMB/m3)
May
Price
Change from Apr.
Min
Max
Min
Max
Range
Trend
Okume
Okume
All spcifications
A
Africa
512.50
537.50
4100
4300
4100/4300
Ebiara
Ebiara
All spcifications
A
1062.50
1187.50
8500
9500
8500/9500
Sapeli
Sapeli
All spcifications
A
875.00
937.50
7000
7500
7000/7500
Zingana
Zingana
All spcifications
A
1000.10
1250.00
8000
10000
8000/10000
Kevazingo
Kevazingo
All spcifications
A
1687.50
1875.00
13500
15000
13500/15000
African Mahogany
African Mahogany
All spcifications
A
812.50
6500
6500
Makore
Makore
All spcifications
A
1000.10
1062.50
8000
8500
7800/8500
Wawa
Wawa
All spcifications
A
525.00
600.00
4200
4800
4200/4800
Beli
Beli
All spcifications
A
687.50
812.50
5500
6500
5500/6500
European Beech Red beech (edged) All specifications A East Europe
600.00
625.00
4800
5000
4800/5000
B
475.00
500.00
3800
4000
3800/4000
Oak Red oak 2" FAS North America


937.50
962.50
7500
7700
7500/7700
1" FAS
650.00
675.00
5200
5400
5200/5400
2" 1 com
787.50
806.25
6300
6450
6300/6450
1" 1 com
525.00
4200
4200
White oak 2" FAS
1375.00
1437.50
11000
11500
11000/11500
1" FAS
837.50
850.00
6700
6800
6700/68000
2"
1 com
875.00
887.50
7000
7100
7000/7100
1" 1 com 562.50
4500
4500
White Ash White Ash 2" FAS 812.50
6500
6500
1" FAS 662.50
675.00
5300
5400
5300/5400
Hard Maple Hard Maple 2" FAS 1137.50
9100

9100
Soft Maple Soft Maple 1" 1 com 550.00
4400
4400
Cherry Cherry 2" FAS
1375.00
11000
11000
Black Walnut Black Walnut 2" FAS 1812.50
1937.50 14500 15500 15000/16000
Yellow Meranti
Yellow Meranti
All specifications
A
Southeast Asia
487.50
3900
3900
Red Meranti
Red Meranti
All specifications
A
462.50
3700
3700
Champaka
Golden teak
All specifications
Assorted
Yunnan/
Mynmar
637.50
812.50
5100
6500
NA
NA
Beech
Beech
All specifications
A
Europe
600.00
625.00
4800
5000
NA
NA
Beech
All specifications
B (heartwood)
475.00
500.00
3800
4000
NA
NA
Ash
Ash
All specifications
A
Russia
700.00
5600
5600
Elmwood
Elmwood
All specifications
A
575.00
4600
4600


2. Rare and precious wood
Standard
name
Local
name
Spec.
Origin
Prices range
(Euro/ton)
Price range (RMB/ton)
May
Price
Change from Apr.
Min
Max
Min
Max
Range
Trend
Ebony
African ebony
Roundwood
NA
1.000,00
1.875,00
8.000
15.000
8000/15000
Bois de rose
Bois de rose
Roundwood (assorted)
Madagascar
27.500,00
43.750,00
220.000
350.000
220000/350000
red sandalwood
red sandalwood
Roundwood
India
87.500,00
250.000,00
700.000
2.000.000
700000/2000000
Siamrosewood
Siamrosewood
Lumber
S.E. Asia
11.875,00
25.000,00
95.000
200.000
95000/200000
Rosewood
Rosewood
Lumber
Laos
1.875,00
2.500,00
15.000
20.000
15000/20000
Yellow rosewood
Yellow rosewood
Lumber
Vietnam
500.000,00
750.000,00
4.000.000
6.000.000
4000000/6000000
Burmatulipwood
Burmatulipwood
roundwood
Myanmar
2.500,00
3.500,00
20.000
28.000
20000/28000
Cocobolo
Kingwood
Lumber
S.America
2.250,00
3.125,00
18.000
25.000
18000/25000

2. Flooring strips (wide board)
Species
Local name
Specification
Origin of material
Prices range (Euro/m2)
Price range (RMB/m2)
Min
Max
Min
Max
Kosso
Kosso
18*120*900
Africa
46.25
47.50
370
380
Macaranduba
Macaranduba
18*120*900
S.America 23.13
23.75
185
190
Cumaru
Cumaru
18*120*900
23.13
23.75
185
190
Ipe
Ipe
18*120*900
36.25
36.88
290
295
Balsamo
Red Incienso
18*120*900
45.00
46.25
360
370
Jatoba
Jatoba
18*120*900
34.38
35.00
275
280
Tauari
Tauari
18*120*900
19.38
20.00
155
160
European ash
Ash
18*120*900
Russia
18.75
19.00
150
152
Taun
Small merbau
18*120*900
PNG
15.00
15.63
120
125
Teak
Teak
18*120*900
NA
45.00
46.25
360
370


Prices in the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market
Exchange rate: 1 Euro= 8,00 RMB (June 15th, 2012)
Date: June 15th, 2012

1. Logs
Origin Species Diameter
Prices range
(Euro/m3)
Prices range
(RMB/m3)
May
Price
Change from Apr.
Min
Max
Min
Max
Range Trend
Malaysia, Indonesia Merbau d>100cm
687.50
700.00
5500
5600
5500/5600
80<99cm
587.50
612.50
4700
4900
4800/5200
d<79cm
437.50
500.00
3500
4000
3500/4000
Balau d>100cm
687.50
700.00
5500
5600
5500/5600
80<99cm
650.00
662.50
5200
5300
5200/5300
60<d<79cm
562.50
600.00
4500
4800
4500/4800
d<60cm
525.00
537.50
4200
4300
4200/4300
Kapur d>80cm
387.50
400.00
3100
3200
3100/3200
d<79cm
337.50
362.50
2700
2900
2900/3000
Ulin Assorted
812.50
6500
6500

Lauan d>60cm
275.00
300.00
2200
2400
2200/2400
50<60cm
250.00
262.50
2000
2100
2000/2100
Mengaris d>60cm
250.00
275.00
2000
2200
2000/2200
50<d<60cm
225.00
237.50
1800
1900
1800/1900
Northeastern China,Russia

Ash
d>35cm
525.00
543.75
4200
4350
4200/4350
Basswood
d>36cm
437.50
475.00
3500
3800
4200/4300
Elm
d=36cm
350.00
450.00
2800
3600
2800/3600
Chinese walnut
d=36cm
350.00
525.00
2800
4200
2800/4200
Chinese oak
d>36cm
500.00
725.00
4000
5800
4000/5800
Mongolian scotch pine
d>36cm
250.00
275.00
2000
2200
2000/2200
Larch
d>36cm
193.75
237.50
1550
1900
1550/1900
Maple
d>36cm
337.50
381.25
2700
3050
2700/3050
Poplar
d>36cm
206.25
243.75
1650
1950
1650/1950
Africa
Monzo d=40cm
712.50
750.00
5700
6000
5700/6000
Okan Assorted 337.50
350.00
2700
2800
3000/3100
Kevozingo d>80cm
1625.00
1875.00
13000
15000
13000/15000
Ekki
d>100cm
400.00
3200
3200
d=50-99cm
350.00
362.50
2800
2900
2800/2900
Big Wenge Assorted 687.50
725.00
5500
5800
5600/6000
Ambila
Assorted
500.00
537.50
4000
4300
3500/3700
Okume
Assorted
262.50
312.50
2100
2500
2200/2800
African Blackwood
Assorted
562.50
4500
5300 6500/7500
Adoukdeafric
d>80cm
462.50
475.00
3700
3800
4500/4800
d<79cm
412.50
437.50
3300
3500
3800/4200
Umbila
d=60cm
562.50
4500
4500
Myanmar
Teak
30<d<60cm
1375.00
1625.00
11000
13000
11000/13000

2. Sawntimber
Places Product
name
Grades
Prices range
(Euro/m3)
Prices range
(RMB/m3)
May
Price
Change from Apr.
Min
Max
Min
Max
Range Trend
North America Cherry FAS-2" 1250.00 1600.00 10000 12800 10000/12800
FAS-1" 1125.00 1375.00 9000 11000 9000/11000
White Ash
A
687.50
825.00
5500
6600
5500/6600
Black Walnut FAS-2" 1750.00
2000.00 14000 16000 14000/16000
FAS-1" 1250.00 1625.00 10000 13000 10000/13000
AB(1-2") 875.00 937.50 7000 7500 7000/7500
Hard Maple A 1125.00 1187.50 9000 9500 9000/9500
Soft Maple A 937.50 1000.00 7500 8000 7500/8000
White Oak A 1000.00
1375.00 8000 11000 8000/11000
Red Oak A 687.50 900.00 5500 7200 5500/7200
White Kageki A 1000.00 1125.00 8000 9000 8000/9000
Pine Finaland
A
368.75
2950 2900
Africa Makore A 850.00 6800 6800
Zingana A 1500.00 2250.00
12000 18000 12000/18000
Awora A 812.50 937.50 6500 7500 6500/7500
Mezali (big) A 1625.00 1875.00 13000 15000 13000/15000
Mezali (small) A 1500.00 1625.00 12000 13000 12000/13000
African Walnut A 1187.50 1250.00 9500 10000 9500/11000
Sapelli A 775.00
825.00
6200 6600
6200/6600
Okume A 525.00
562.50 4200 4500 4200/4500
Ebiara A 975.00
1100.00
7800 8800
7800/8800
Bubinga A 1500.00
1875.00 12000 15000 12000/16000
Acajou A 725.00
812.50
5800 6500 5800/6500
Adouk d'afric
A
875.00
975.00
7000
7800
8000/8800
Samba A
562.50
625.00
4500
5000
4500/5500
Teak A
1200.00
9600
9600
Europe European Maple A
1250.00
1312.50
10000
10500
10000/10500
Beech Super Class
662.50
5300
5500
Southeast Asia
Nyatoh No knot 500.00 550.00 4000 4400 4000/4400
Pontianak wood
Super Class 1125.00 1312.50
9000 10500
9000/10500
Merbau Super class 1125.00 1150.00
9000
9200 9000/9200

Prices in the Beijing Dongba Imported Timber Markett
Exchange rate: 1 Euro=8.00 RMB (June 15th, 2012)
Date: June 15th, 2012

Veneer
Species
Grade
Speci. Prices range (Euro/m2)
Prices range (RMB/m2)
May  Prices (RMB/m2)
Min
Max
Min
Max
Min
Max
Walnut
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,75
3,13
22
25
22
25
Walnut
AA
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
2,00
2,63
16
21
16
19
Walnut
A
0.5*100mm+*1000mm+
1,50
1,88
12
15
12
15
Walnut
Straight-grained
0.5*90mm+*1400mm+
2,13
2,63
17
21
17
21
Walnut
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
3,00
3,50
24
28
24
28
Cherry
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,75
3,13
22
25
22
25
Cherry
AA
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
2,00
2,63
16
21
16
21
Cherry
A
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
1,50
1,88
12
15
12
15
Cherry
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
2,25
2,75
18
22
18
22
Maple
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,25
2,63
18
21
18
21
Maple
AA
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
1,88
2,25
15
18
15
18
Maple Curly
Mountain-grained
0.5*100mm+*1000mm+
3,75
4,38
30
35
30
35
Maple
Short item
0.5*90mm+*500mm+
0,88
1,25
7
10
7
10
Red oak
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
1,50
1,75
12
14
12
14
Red oak
Unedged
0.5*90mm+*500mm+
0,63
0,88
5
7
5
7
Ash
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,00
2,25
16
18
16
18
Ash
Rift-grained
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
1,75
2,00
14
16
14
16
White oak
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,00
2,50
16
20
16
20
White oak
AA
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
1,63
2,00
13
16
13
16
White oak
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,63
5,63
21
45
21
45
Red oak
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
1,63
2,00
13
16
13
16
Anieyre figure

0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
6,25
8,75
50
70
50
70
White figure

0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
10,00
13,75
80
110
80
110
White figure

0.5*100mm+*1000mm+
5,00
10,00
40
80
40
80
Madonra burl
AAA
0.5*100mm+*300mm+
18,13
21,88
145
175
145
175
Obeche/Wawa
Straight-grained
0.6*100mm+*2500mm+
1,00 1,25 8 10 8
10
Maghony
Rift-grained
0.55*100mm+*2500mm+
1,75 2,00 14 16 14
16


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