Market Prices

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  • October 21, 2014 11:12

    EU: Wood pellets imported from the US lower than the average

    EU import prices of wood pellets from the United States are generally cheaper than from other major origin countries. As can be calculated from the latest figures of Eurostat, wood pellets acquired by the European countries from the U.S., in the first seven months of this year, are 17% cheaper than the overall import price: one tonne of imported pellets from the U.S. costs... [more...]

  • October 20, 2014 14:22

    Germany: Spruce lumber exports up 10%

    Spruce lumber exports of German sawmills amounted to 2,17 million cubic meters in the first seven months of 2014, up 10% compared to the same period last year. The value reached €417 million, higher by 13% over January-July 2013. Shipments to nearly all destinations increased, except... [more...]

  • October 17, 2014 22:26

    U.S.: Softwood and Panel Markets - Week 40, 2014

    Prices trends lacked consistency between geographic regions and product groups... [more...]

  • October 17, 2014 13:51

    Germany: Pellets price increases in October

    In Germany, the average price for a tonne of wood pellets in October stands at... [more...]

  • October 17, 2014 10:51

    High deliveries of German beech lumber to China and US

    In July 2014, Germany's sawn beech lumber exports improved by 12% versus the same month last year. The export value rose by 15%. In the period of January to July, exports show an increase of... [more...]

  • October 16, 2014 13:58

    Lithuania: Roundwood prices on the rise

    The declining trend in Lithuanian roundwood prices which started in April stopped in July. Except spruce, prices for all sawlogs picked up as compared to the previous month. Moreover, prices for almost all assortments are well above the levels of last year. The price of pine, birch and alder are higher over July by between €0.50 and almost €3 per cubic meter (for birch). Noticeable is the surprising price surge for small-sized softwood, which is almost €10/m3 more expensive as compared to June... [more...]

  • October 15, 2014 13:44

    Germany: Oak lumber exports and prices in July

    In July, exports of German oak lumber ranged more than 39% above the previous year. For the period of the first seven months, exports were about a quarter more than in the same period of 2013. Main reason for this sharp increase is the upward trend in exports to Asia, mainly to Vietnam and China. In January-July 2014, statistics show a 223% volume increase in shipments to Vietnam, and 104% surge in deliveries to China... [more...]

  • October 15, 2014 10:30

    Myanmar: teak and hardwood prices at latest auctions

    The Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE) offered for sale around 7,000 tons of teak logs and baulks of various hardwoods on 26 September... [more...]

  • October 15, 2014 08:48

    Switzerland: Roundwood prices stable in October

    Switzerland's Wood Market Commission (HMK) has, at its meeting on 13 October, marked the October price for roundwood. Demand for softwood sawlogs in the Swiss sawmill industry remains intact, despite difficult and uncertain lumber markets. The Commission recommends a guide price for spruce 2b of... [more...]

  • October 14, 2014 15:19

    New Zealand: Log prices recover from record-low, as Chinese importers resume buying

    New Zealand log export prices are rising from a 2-year low as Chinese buyers resume purchasing and domestic returns are bolstered by a decline in the New Zealand dollar and cheaper shipping costs, nbr.co.nz reports. In July, the average wharf gate price for New Zealand's A-grade logs fell to NZD $76 (US$ 59,84) per tonne, the lowest since April 2012... [more...]