France: Lumber prices, April 2012

  • June 03, 2012
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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. Below you can find the survey for the period April 1-5, 2012.

CEEB 13 trimestre 2012
FRENCH LUMBER PRICES
for the period
April 1-5 2012
1st quarter 2012

Price
2012-T1 (Price
for the period April 1-5 2012)
Price
2011-T1

Price
2011-T4

Price
2012-T1

Index
Change
2012-T1
2011-T4
Change
2012-T1
2011-T1
OAK Lumber                                                                                                                      Index base 100 : Oct 2006 S20
UNEDGED LOGS  - QBA - Logs, joinery, (KD), length 3 m +
Diameter 40 to 49cm (thickness 34mm)    m3
943
952
952
109,9
0,0%
1,0%
Diameter 50cm et + (thickness 50mm)    m3
1 080
1 112
1 100
113,4
-1,0%
1,9%
LOGS  - QB1 - High-value joinery work, 6 months open air drying, length 3 m +
Diameter 40 to 49cm (thickness 27/34mm)    m3
740
762
732
104,7
-4,0%
-1,1%
Diameter 50 to 80cm (thickness 54mm)      m3
829
838
846
109,4
0,9%
2,0%

SELECTED LOGS  - QSA/QS1-  (KD)
Thickness 27 to 54mm - length 2m +
Bare 18cm (tolerance 10cm +)     m3
778
820
813
121,8
-0,9%
4,5%
SELECTED LOGS  - QS2 - 6 months open air drying
Thickness 27 to 54mm - length 2m +
Bare 18cm (tolerance 10cm +)     m3
471
496
527
116,5
6,2%
11,8%

STRIPS (80x27) OR EDGED (100x27) QF1a - 3 months AD
Length 30 to 50cm     m3
537
571
564
96,2
-1,2%
5,0%
Length 60 to 90cm     m3
670
740
718
103,8
-2,9%
7,2%
Length 1m + m3
762
836
800
101,1
-4,3%
5,0%
STRIPS (80x27) OR EDGED (100x27) QF1b  - 3 months open air drying
Length 1,50m +    m3
550
608
651
104,8
7,1%
18,4%
EDGED QF2- Thickness 27 mm - length 1,50 m +
Width 100 to 150mm     m3
601
585
586
98,2
0,2%
-2,5%
Width 160mm +     m3
652
694
666
109,3
-4,0%
2,1%
EDGED QF2/QF3 X – Thickness 27 mm, length 1,50 m +, 3 months AD
Width 160mm +     m3
583
568
569
112,4
0,1%
-2,4%

EDGED BEAMS QP1 - Standard beams (fresh)
Camber to max. two edges, red core and sap tolerance
Measure 15x15 - length 4 to 5m     m3
452
446
444
109,1
-0,4%
-1,8%
Measure 25x25 - length 4 to 5m     m3
520
507
500
109,7
-1,4%
-3,8%

SPRUCE Lumber (fresh)                                                                                                Index base 100 : July 1990 S30
Quality 0 - Edged, in all widths
Thickness 27mm     m3
301
294
291
103,5
-1,0%
-3,4%
Quality 1 - Edged, in all widths
Boards 2 to 5,50m - thickness 27mm     m3
237
252
243
109,8
-3,7%
2,4%
Quality 2
Scantlings
75x225 or 63x160 - length 3 to 5m     m3
189
197
193
109,3
-1,9%
2,2%
Beams
63x75 or 50x75 - length 3 to 4,50m     m3
199
206
203
109,1
-1,6%
1,9%
Mouldings
27x27 - length 2 to 5m m3
230
238
234
115,0
-1,5%
1,9%
Quality 3 - Boards edged timber all width
Unedged beams
Thickness 18/27mm     m3
134
144
139
99,7
-3,7%
3,8%
Quality 4
Scantlings     m3
131
135
135
99,3
0,0%
3,2%
Boards any widths    Thickness 27mm     m3
120
121
125
100,0
3,3%
4,4%
Value added for extra-lengths 5 to 8 m
11
10
12
€/m

MARITIME PINE Lumber (fresh)                                                                                    Index base 100 : July 1990 S50
Quality 0A - edged, in all widths, lengths 2 to 2,70m
3/4 Sidings     Thickness 27/32mm    m3 344
345
332
109,6
-3,8%
-3,4%
Quality 0 - edged, in all widths, lengths 2 to 2,70m
Thickness 27mm     m3
235
226
222
107,2
-1,8%
-5,6%
Thickness 32mm     m3
263
270
270
127,4
0,0%
2,7%
Quality 1 - edged, in all widths, lengths 2 to 2,70m
Thickness 27mm     m3
198
200
200
128,2
0,0%
1,0%
Thickness 32mm     m3
226
248
248
149,4
0,0%
9,7%
Quality 2
Scantlings - length 3 to 5m m3
218
254
254
153,0
0,0%
16,5%
Quality 3 - Boards thickness 27 mm - all widths
length 2 to 5m m3
143
137
142
115,2
3,4%
-0,8%
Beams     m3
126
134
132
103,8
-1,6%
4,4%
Quality 4
Boards 27mm     m3
112
110
105
111,3
-4,9%
-6,7%

PINE Lumber (fresh)                                                                                                       Index base 100 : July 1990 S40
Quality 0A
Logs     All thicknesss     m3
299
338
338
129,0
0,0%
13,0%
Quality OB
Logs     All thicknesss     m3
252
253
253
110,1
0,0%
0,4%
Quality OA
Edged
Thickness 18, 27mm +, Width 100mm +     m3
274
291
291
121,8
0,0%
6,2%
Quality 1
Edged
Thickness 18, 27mm +, Width 100mm + m3
240
231
241
121,6
4,2%
0,2%
Quality 2
Scantlings
63x163 or 175, 65x175 or 180, 75x165, 80x230
Length 3 to 5m     m3
199
198
190
110,9
-3,8%
-4,3%
Beams : 76x76, 80x80
Length 3 to 5m m3
215
223
217
121,8
-2,8%
0,9%
Wood frame construction and glulam
Price for drying and planning not included, length 2 to 4m m3
256
247
237
118,6
-4,0%
-7,4%
Quality 3
Boards - Thickness 27 mm - length up to 3 m
All widths     m3
122
115
113
85,9
-2,2%
-7,8%
Scantlings : 65x165 or 80x230 m3
144
150
150
104,9
0,0%
4,2%
Quality 4
Boards 27mm     m3
104
135
135
109,8
0,0%
29,8%
Scantlings     m3
134
147
147
114,0
0,0%
9,7%

BEECH Lumber                                                                                                                 Index base 100 : July 1990 S70
Logs (3 months drying)
Thickness 27/54mm , diameter 40cm +, length 3m +
Quality FB1     m3
306
284
290
99,9
2,1%
-5,3%
Quality FB2     m3
215
192
194
89,6
1,2%
-9,7%

POPLAR Lumber                                                                                                             Index base 100 : July 1990 S80
Edged
Thickness : 18, 22, 27mm, length : 1 to 2,67m (10% de 1 to 1,33m), Width : 10 to 25cm (average 17/18cm)
Grade 1 (choice and wood quality) open air drying m3
261
289
279
122,5
-3,3%
7,0%
Grade 2 (bedding quality) open air drying     m3
233
236
230
100,5
-2,5%
-1,3%
Grade 3 (packaging-pallets quality) fresh m3
161
156
158
110,5
1,3%
-1,9%

DOUGLAS FIR Lumber (fresh)                                                                                       Index base 100 : Jan. 2005 S60
Grade 1 - Edged - length 3 to 5m
42 or 52x150 to 230     m3
258
245
232
123,2
-5,5%
-10,2%
Grade 2 - Scantlings - length 3 to 5m
63x150 or 63x175     m3
200
202
200
123,0
-0,7%
0,0%
63 or 75x200 to 225     m3
216
221
215
128,0
-2,7%
-0,4%
63 or 75x250 to 300     m3
251
248
243
126,4
-2,2%
-3,3%
Value added for extra-lengths 5 to 8 m
ND
15
16
€/m

PALLET LUMBER (fresh)                                                                                                      Index base 100 : Jan. 2005
All hard- and softwood species - all quality grades
Boards in fixed width – solid wood Frame timber – longitudinally sawn
All thicknesss 18/27mm     m3
153
151
149
112,9
-1,3%
-2,6%
except for maritime pine     m3
159
154
154

0,0%
-3,1%



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