Minimal rise in German producer prices for wood products in January

March 07, 2019
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In January 2019, the German producer prices for wood products show two different trends. Compared to the same month last year, there is still a clear upward trend. Compared to December, only half of the values ​​increased, for the most part only minimally.

Compared to January 2018, some there are some falling prices, all in the area of ​​wood-based panels: raw particle boards, MDF boards and laminate floors. All other values ​​are rising. The most significant increases are shown by OSB boards, narrow boards and finger-jointed softwood.

In the short-term view, compared to December 2018, only twelve out of 26 prices are in the plus. Another twelve have fallen, two unchanged. About half of the positive values ​​are well below 1%. The most significant increases are shown by finger-jointed softwood and pellets, followed by plywood and beech lumber packaging.

The biggest declines in prices compared to December were reported by pallets, followed by stockpile wood, OSB boards and wide boards.

Producer price indices of industrial products (2015 = 100) Jan-18 Dec-18 Jan-19 Change in % Jan.18-Jan.19 Change in % Dec.18-Jan.19
Softwood, Thickness> 6mm, planed, ground, finger-jointed (m3) 102,5 105,9 108,9 6,24% 2,83%
Spruce, fir cut, Picea abies karst. (M3) 103,3 107,4 107,0 3,58% -0,37%
Construction timber, according to DIN 4074 / S10 102,4 104,5 104,6 2,15% 0,10%
Boards, width 8 to 16 cm 103,2 109,7 110,0 6,59% 0,27%
Boards, width over 16 cm 100,7 104,5 103,3 2,58% -1,15%
Roof battens, according to DIN 4074 / S10 105,5 107,4 106,6 1,04% -0,74%
Standard beams wood A / B 101,1 105,4 104,0 2,87% -1,33%
KVH 106,1 107,1 106,4 0,28% -0,65%
Mouldings from softwood, all edges profiled (m) 102,2 104,2 104,4 2,15% 0,19%
Hardwood sawn timber 105,2 107,3 108,2 2,85% 0,84%
Beech sawn timber 104,4 106,2 107,3 2,78% 1,04%
Oak sawn timber 108,1 111,6 111,6 3,24% 0,00%
Wood in form of plateletsor chips from softwood 90,9 94,7 93,8 3,19% -0,95%
Pellets, briquettes, logs or similar forms from sawdust. 100,5 103,3 105,1 4,58% 1,74%
Particle board from wood, untreated or ground (m3) 100,3 100,2 100,1 -0,20% -0,10%
Particle board, high pressure laminate surface(m3) 99,0 100,8 101,2 2,22% 0,40%
Particle board, melamine paper surface (m3) 99,5 102,0 102,2 2,71% 0,20%
OSB, waferboard and similar boards, made of wood 112,7 124,9 123,3 9,41% -1,28%
MDF furniture panels, thickness> 9mm, density 650-800 kg / m3 105,3 104,1 104,7 -0,57% 0,58%
HDF board, density> 800kg / m3, raw / ground (m3) 98,6 102,1 101,8 3,25% -0,29%
Laminate flooring, density> 800kg / m3 (m2) 101,6 100,2 99,7 -1,87% -0,50%
Parquet panels for mosaic floors 104,8 105,6 105,6 0,76% 0,00%
Windows, doors, frames, cladding therefor, of wood 102,8 105,8 106,3 3,40% 0,47%
Doors and frames, door panels 104,0 105,4 105,3 1,25% -0,09%
Flat pallets, pallet tower walls 105,0 110,3 107,8 2,67% -2,27%
Boxes, crates, drums, etc., made of plywood (m3) 101,0 103,6 104,7 3,66% 1,06%