Wood price index

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Mar 2017

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Overview of hardwood logs prices in Eastern Europe

During January and February, Fordaq has monitored the activity of many sawmills in Eastern Europe. From the survey we have found the following prices [More... ]

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  • China

China: Prices of main wood commodities in December 2016

This index contains the most update prices of logs and lumbers from Guangdong Yuzhu Timber MarketGuangzhou Yuzhu Timber Market... [More... ]

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Stable roundwood prices in Tyrol in February

In February, the price for the main spruce assortment (quality BC)2a-3b has remained stable in Tyrol, as well as for spruce sawlogs- quality class Cx. The reporting quantity for roundwood was very low as in January and December. [More... ]

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  • Estonia

Estonia: Roundwood prices in December

The price of roundwood in Estonia increased at the end of 2016 and was above last year's level in December. [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 11, 2017

Trading in framing lumber perked up Wednesday, putting a halt to skidding or drifting prices in most species. Follow-through Thursday was mixed, but generally enough to encourage sellers. The major exception was Southern Pine, as a perception of an imbalance in supply and demand took hold. [More... ]

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  • France

Résultats vente ONF Grandvillars du 21 mars 2017

Consultez les résultats de la vente ONF Grandvillars du 21 mars 2017 [More... ]

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Switzerland: pellet prices slightly down in March 2017

The price for pellets in Switzerland decreased by 1.22% year-on-year in March 2017 and equalled [More... ]

Feb 2017

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Finnish roundwood prices on the rise in December

The prices for roundwood in Finland increased in December 2016 over the same period of last year. Spruce logs price increased the most, by 6.03%, reaching [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 5, 2017

With trading off to a steady start through midweek, sales of framing lumber hit a higher gear on Thursday and pushed prices sharply higher. Gains well into double digits were common, and mills tested additional increases through Thursday. [More... ]

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Central/West Africa: Asian demand is lively, Western markets quiet

Central/West African producers report that all European markets are quiet and any purchases are only for replacement of stocks and tend to be for only the faster moving timbers. The weak demand in Europe has resulted in some price weakness for species which are most susceptible to even small shifts in demand. [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 7, 2017

Sales of framing lumber slowed considerably from the previous week’s chaotic pace, as buyers stepped back to digest recent purchases and discern the market’s staying power. Many traders were wary that the most recent hikes in prices had too much air in them, and waited to see whether mills could sustain them [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 8, 2017

Sales of framing lumber were focused heavily on the secondary market, where wholesalers and distributors digested recent purchases and higher prices. Upward price momentum at the mills largely stalled. However, some prices carried higher on solid mill order files and momentum from the recent run. [More... ]

Jan 2017

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 1, 2017

Structural panel markets were mixed. OSB sales were hit and miss coming out of the holidays, with winter weather playing a role in mills’ volumes for the week. Trading in the South was slow and conservative. Southern Pine plywood trading was fairly active to start the week, but dwindled as mills firmed prices and colder weather affected demand in some markets. The pace in western Fir plywood picked up as traders returned to their offices, but it was far from robust. Order files at mills varied. [More... ]

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Price of wood pellets in Germany up in January

The price of wood pellets in Germany increased in January 2017 due to the wintry weather. At the beginning of the year [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 4, 2017

Demand for framing lumber gained steam as the week progressed, and in some species trading picked up sharply Wednesday and Thursday. A futures-incited surge in Western S-P-F developed Wednesday, as traders reacted to speculative talk circulating about the trade case [More... ]

Nov 2016

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Central/West Africa: Prices flat all round

Overall, producers report no significant change in the market situation as demand remains moderate. Prices of sapelli and sipo, as of mid-October, were weak but despite this there is still no interest from buyers in Europe or China [More... ]

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Slight price increase for wood pellets in Austria

The price for wood pellets in Austria reached an average of EUR 223.7 per kg in October 2016. This represents a 0.3% increase over September 2016 and a -2.4% drop as compared to October 2015 [More... ]

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  • New Zealand

New Zealand export log prices going up

The export log prices in New Zealand kept firm during October due to low shipping rates and a growing demand from China, the country’s largest export market [More... ]

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Pellet prices in Switzerland rising slightly in November

The retail prices for ENplus A1 wood pellets in Switzerland rose slightly in November. The average price is currently 367.10 CHF/t (EUR 341.32/t) [More... ]

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Germany: Price of pellets rises in November

In November, the price of EN plus wood pellets in Germany amounted to an average of EUR 230.20/tonne. This represents a 1.7% increase as compared to October 2016 and a -2.3% decline over November 2015 [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 44, 2016

Sales of framing lumber jumped Thursday after the Commerce Department released its U.S. housing starts report for October. The sharp gain was one of several catalysts sparking trader confidence and allaying fears of downside risk. News coverage on the U.S.-Canada trade dispute and expectations that the U.S. would soon file a trade case against Canada generated some buzz. [More... ]

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France: maritime pine prices stabilising in the south-west

In the end of 2016, the French Aquitaine forest auctions are coherent and their results are similar. One of the latest auctions, held by the forest experts on November 17, 2016, confirms the results obtained a month earlier at another important auction held by ONF in the same region [More... ]

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Pellet prices in Austria almost unchanged in November

The retail prices for wood pellets quality ENplus A1 in Austria has increased only slightly in November. The average price rose as compared with October by only 0.4%, from [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 45, 2016

Sales of framing lumber were more active than many traders had anticipated heading into the holiday-shortened week. Prices in various species were on the upswing through Tuesday, even as many traders in the U.S. filtered out of their offices. Last week’s faster pace and finish helped producers carry momentum into Monday, with mills holding or bolstering order files that extended into the weeks of December 5 and 12. Distributors focused on keeping active job sites supplied. [More... ]