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Market Prices

  • Market Prices
  • April 28, 2016 10:20

Finnish forestry on the verge of new resurgence

This year and next year roundwood trade and removals in Finland are growing towards a new level needed to satisfy the use of roundwood shifted by new forest industry investments. However, the full amount will not still be fully achieved in the forecast period. Trade and removal volumes have been quite large already in recent years so that in the coming years millennium record levels will be approached... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 27, 2016 13:26

Dropping roundwood prices in Latvia

In the second half of 2015, the average roundwood purchase prices in Latvia have continued their downward trend. According to data compiled by Latvia’s Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), the sharpest fall in the softwood segment was recorded in purchase prices for spruce logs (diameter up to 14 cm), while in the hardwood segment– in the purchase prices of black alder logs (with a diameter over 24 cm)... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • April 27, 2016 08:42

Austria: Price of wood pellets drops more than 4% in April

The price of wood pellets in Austria dropped once again this month. Austrian Enplus A1 wood pellets cost in April an average of... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 25, 2016 11:25

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 16, 2016

Price trends in US framing lumber were mixed last week. Southern Pine was the primary exception to a wider weakening trend. A number of SYP mills were off the market as they caught up on late shipments. Torrential rains and floods preoccupied traders in East Texas, but other key markets picked up the slack. In other species, trading was generally liquid, but producers usually had to trim prices to entice buyers.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 22, 2016 15:25

Sawlog prices drop slightly in Sweden

The average delivery prices of sawlogs in Sweden fell by 2% in the Q1 of 2016, compared to the Q4 of 2015. The prices fell by 3% in the Northern region and decreased by 5% and 3% in Central and Southern regions, respectively... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 22, 2016 11:13

New Zealand: Stable log export prices in March

Export log prices in New Zealand remained stable in March due to the increasing demand that made the shipping costs grow... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 19, 2016 13:37

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 15, 2016

Mixed price trends kept US framing lumber traders off balance in mid-April. Gains were mostly secured in the Southern Pine market, with treaters, home centers, and truss manufacturers among the most active buyers. Prices softened in Western and Eastern S-P-F.... [more...]

Special Reports
  • Special Reports
  • April 18, 2016 14:48

France: softwood market facing difficulties

The French softwood market members are still waiting for its revival. Q1 2016 cannot be characterised as particularly brilliant, and French traders whose 2015 activity results were rather mediocre hope that in 2016 the French softwood market will, at least, remain flat... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 18, 2016 14:01

Germany: Price of pellets 5.1% lower than last year

The price of ENplus A1 wood pellets in Germany has declined this spring. The average cost of pellets stands in April at 231.89 EUR / t.This represents a decrease of 3.2% from the previous month... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 15, 2016 08:02

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets 4% lower than last year

In Switzerland, the retail prices for wood pellets in April have declined markedly. The decrease can be attributed to the usual seasonal price developments which occur at the end of the heating season... [more...]

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