Market Prices

  • Market Prices
  • August 25, 2016 14:33

Central/West Africa: Exchange rates and market volatility on everyone’s mind

The slight weakness in prices for sipo and sapele was reigned in over the past two weeks and there is no news of further price movements either up or down. On all producer’s minds is what effect the turmoil after the UK referendum will have on exports... [more...]

  • Special Reports
  • August 23, 2016 12:34

Roundwood prices in US on a downward trend in the first half of the year

Prices for roundwood have followed a downward trend in the US in the first half of the year.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 23, 2016 09:43

Log prices in Estonia lower than last year

Roundwood in Estonia decreased in June 2016, as compared to the same month of 2015. Of the pulpwood assortments, the price for birch decreased the most, by -15.39%, reaching EUR 23.37/m3... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 23, 2016 09:05

Sweden: Small changes in prices of roundwood in the second quarter of 2016

Swedidh sawlog prices (delivery logs) fell by one percent and pulpwood prices were unchanged in the second quarter of 2016... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 22, 2016 14:12

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 33, 2016

Sales of framing lumber were light in mid-August, and prices slipped in several species. Weather, vacations, and fear of downside risk were most often cited as reasons for the market’s quieter tone. Producers rode order files where they could, but thinning files on various items resulted in an increasing number of price cracks. While the cuts were generally modest, some double-digit declines were posted in Southern Pine... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 18, 2016 11:19

Germany: Producer prices for wood products in July 2016

In July a slightly upward trend for the German wood products price index could be noticed. As compared to the previous month, only the index values for boards, planed softwood and pellets have decreased minorly... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 15, 2016 08:53

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 32, 2016

Framing lumber trading was uneventful, and most changes in reported prices were modest. Producers were content with current returns and held quotes at or near previous levels, hoping to bolster order files. Shipments were usually quoted in the last two weeks of the month; order files on the strongest items reached into September... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 05, 2016 09:21

Sawlog prices in Austria and Germany have fallen to 10-year-low

Softwood sawlog prices in both Austria and Germany have been in steady decline for about two years and in the 1Q/16 they reached their lowest level since 2006 (in US dollar terms), according to the Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ). Although less dramatic ...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 03, 2016 10:21

Sonoco-Alcore will raise prices on all recycled paperboard grades sold in UK

On July 28 2016, Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. announced it would raise prices by... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 02, 2016 07:16

U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 30, 2016

Last week, trade in framing lumber was active, even though traders expected a low demand... [more...]

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