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China: Prices of main wood commodities in April 2012

  • May 30, 2012
  • • Source: Chinese Timber Information
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Price information in Shanghai Furen Timber Market
Exchange rate: 1 Euro=8,08 RMB (May 15th, 2012)
Date: May 15th, 2012

1. Imported sawntimber
Standard name Local name Grade Spec./
Grades
Origin
Prices range
(Euro/m3)
Price range (RMB/m3)
April
Price
Change from Mar.
Min
Max
Min
Max
Range
Trend
Okume
Okume
All spcifications
A
Africa
507.43
532.18
4100
4300
4100/4300
Ebiara
Ebiara
All spcifications
A
Africa
1051.98
1175.74
8500
9500
8500/9500
Sapeli
Sapeli
All spcifications
A
Africa
866.34
928.22
7000
7500
6800/7100
Zingana
Zingana
All spcifications
A
Africa
990.10
1237.62
8000
10000
11000/12000
Kevazingo
Kevazingo
All spcifications
A
Africa
1670.79
1856.44
13500
15000
13500/15000
African Mahogany
African Mahogany
All spcifications
A
Africa
804.46
6500
6500
Makore
Makore
All spcifications

Africa
990.10
1051.98
8000
8500
7800/8500
Wawa
Wawa
All spcifications
A
Africa
519.80
594.06
4200
4800
4200/4800
Beli
Beli
All spcifications
A
Africa
680.69
804.46
5500
6500
7000/7800
European Beech Red beech (edged) All specifications A East Europe
594.06
618.81
4800
5000
4800/5000
B
470.30
495.05
3800
4000
3800/4000
Oak Red oak 2" FAS North America
928.22
952.97
7500
7700
7650/7800
2" 1 com
779.70
798.27
6300
6450
6400/6500
1" 1 com
US South
519.80
519.80
4200
4200
4300
1" FAS
US North
643.56
668.32
5200
5400
5300/5500
White oak 2" FAS North America
1361.39
1423.27
11000
11500
11500/12000
1" 1 com
556.93
556.93
4500
4500
4600
2"
1 com
866.34
878.71
7000
7100
7100/7200
1" FAS 829.21
841.58
6700
6800
6850/6900
Cherry Cherry 2" FAS North America
1361.39
11000
12000
Hard Maple Maple 2" FAS North America
1126.24
9100
9200
Soft Maple
Maple
1"
1 com
North America
544.55
4400
4500
White Ash White Ash 2" FAS North America
804.46
6500
6600
1" FAS
655.94
668.32
5300
5400
5400/5500
Black Walnut Black Walnut 2" FAS North America 1856.44
1980.20 15000 16000 15000/16000
Yellow Meranti
Yellow Meranti
All specifications
A
Southeast Asia
482.67
3900
NA
NA
Red Meranti
Red Meranti
All specifications
A
Southeast Asia
457.92
3700
NA
NA
Ash
Ash
All specifications
A
Russia
693.07
5600
NA
NA
Elmwood
Elmwood
All specifications
A
Russia
569.31
4600
NA
NA


2. Rare and precious wood
Standard
name

Local
name
Spec.
Origin
Prices range
(Euro/ton)

Price range (RMB/ton)
April
Price
Change from Mar.
Min
Max
Min
Max
Range
Trend
Ebony
African ebony
Roundwood
NA
990.10
1.856.44
8.000
15.000
8000/15000
Bois de rose
Bois de rose
Roundwood (assorted)
Madagascar
27.227,72
43.316,83
220.000
350.000
220000/350000
red sandalwood
red sandalwood
Roundwood
India
86.633,66
247.524,75
700.000
2.000.000
700000/2000000
Siamrosewood
Siamrosewood
Lumber
S.E. Asia
11.757,43
24.752,48
95.000
200.000
100000/200000
Rosewood
Rosewood
Lumber
Laos
1.856.44
2.475.25
15.000
20.000
15000/20000
Yellow rosewood
Yellow rosewood
Lumber
Vietnam
495.049,50
742.574,26
4.000.000
6.000.000
4000000/6000000
Burmatulipwood
Burmatulipwood
roundwood
Myanmar
2.475,25
3.465,35
20.000
28.000
20000/28000
Cocobolo
Kingwood
Lumber
S.America
2.227,72
3.094,06
18.000
25.000
18000/25000

2. Flooring strips (wide board)
Species
Local name
Specification
Origin of material
Prices range (Euro/m2)
Price range (RMB/m2)
Min
Max
Min
Max
Kosso
Kosso
18*120*900
Africa
45.79
47.03
370
380
Macaranduba
Macaranduba
18*120*900
S.America 22.90
23.51
185
190
Cumaru
Cumaru
18*120*900
22.90
23.51
185
190
Ipe
Ipe
18*120*900
35.89
36.51
290
295
Balsamo
Red Incienso
18*120*900
44.55
45.79
360
370
Jatoba
Jatoba
18*120*900
34.03
34.65
275
280
Tauari
Tauari
18*120*900
19.18
19.80
155
160
European ash
Ash
18*120*900
Russia
18.56
18.81
150
152
Taun
Small merbau
18*120*900
PNG
14.85
15.47
120
125
Teak
Teak
18*120*900
NA
44.55
45.79
360
370


Prices in the Guangdong Yuzhu Timber Market
Exchange rate: 1 Euro= 8,08 RMB (May 15th, 2012)
Date: May 15th, 2012

1. Logs
Origin Species Diameter
Prices range
(Euro/m3)
Prices range
(RMB/m3)
April
Price
Change from Mar.
Min
Max
Min
Max
Range Trend
Malaysia, Indonesia Merbau d>100cm
680.69
693.07
5500
5600
5500/5600
80<99cm
594.06
643.56
4800
5200
4800/5200
d<79cm
433.17
495.05
3500
4000
3500/4000
Balau d>100cm
680.69
693.07
5500
5600
5500/5600
80<99cm
643.56
655.94
5200
5300
5200/5300
60<d<79cm
556.93
594.06
4500
4800
4500/4800
d<60cm
519.80
532.18
4200
4300
4200/4300
Kapur d>80cm
383.66
396.04
3100
3200
3100/3200
d<79cm
358.91
371.29
2900
3000
2900/3000
Ulin Assorted
804.46
6500
6500

Lauan d>60cm
272.28
297.03
2200
2400
2200/2400
50<60cm
247.52
259.90
2000
2100
2000/2100
Mengaris d>60cm
247.52
272.28
2000
2200
2000/2200
50<d<60cm
222.77
235.15
1800
1900
1800/1900
Northeastern China,Russia

Ash
d>35cm
519.80
538.37
4200
4350
4200/4350
Basswood
d>36cm
519.80
532.18
4200
4300
4200/4300
Elm
d=36cm
346.53
445.54
2800
3600
2800/3600
Chinese walnut
d=36cm
346.53
519.80
2800
4200
2800/4200
Chinese oak
d>36cm
495.05
717.82
4000
5800
4000/5800
Mongolian scotch pine
d>36cm
247.52
272.28
2000
2200
2000/2200
Larch
d>36cm
191.83
235.15
1550
1900
1550/1900
Maple
d>36cm
334.16
377.48
2700
3050
2700/3050
Poplar
d>36cm
204.21
241.34
1650
1950
1650/1950
Myanmar
Teak
30<d<60cm
1361.39
1608.91
11000
13000
11000/13000
Africa

Monzo d=40cm
705.45
742.57
5700
6000
5700/6000
Okan Assorted 371.29
383.66
3000
3100
3000/3100
Kevozingo d>80cm
1608.91
1856.44
13000
15000
13000/15000
Ekki
d>100cm
396.04
3200
NA
NA
d=50-99cm
346.53
358.91
2800
2900
NA
NA
Big Wenge
Assorted 693.07
742.57
5600 6000
5600/6000
Ambila
Assorted
433.17
457.92
3500
3700
NA
NA
Okume
Assorted
272.28
346.53
2200
2800
2200/2800
African Blackwood
Assorted
804.46
6500
7500 6500/7500
Adoukdeafric
d>80cm
556.93
594.06
4500
4800
4500/4800
d<79cm
470.30
519.80
3800
4200
3800/4200
Umbila
d=60cm
556.93
4500
4500

2. Sawntimber
Places Product
name
Grades
Prices range
(Euro/m3)
Prices range
(RMB/m3)
April
Price
Change from Mar.
Min
Max
Min
Max
Range Trend
North America Cherry FAS-2" 1237.62 1584.16 10000 12800 10000/12800
FAS-1" 1113.86 1361.39 9000 11000 9000/11000
White Ash
A
680.69
816.83
5500
6600
5500/6600
Black Walnut FAS-2" 1732.67
1980.20 14000 16000 14000/16000
FAS-1" 1237.62 1608.91 10000 13000 10000/13000
AB(1-2") 866.34 928.22 7000 7500 7000/7500
Hard Maple A 1113.86 1175.74 9000 9500 9000/9500
Soft Maple A 928.22 990.10 7500 8000 7500/8000
White Oak A 990.10
1361.39 8000 11000 8000/11000
Red Oak A 680.69 891.09 5500 7200 5500/7200
White Kageki A 990.10 1113.86 8000 9000 8000/9000
Pine Finaland
A
358.91
2900 2900
Africa Makore A 841.58 6800 6800
Zingana A 1485.15 2227.72
12000 18000 12000/18000
Awora A 804.46 928.22 6500 7500 6500/7500
Mezali (big) A 1608.91 1856.44 13000 15000 13000/15000
Mezali (small) A 1485.15 1608.91 12000 13000 12000/13000
African Walnut A 1175.74 1237.62 9500 10000 9500/11000
Sapelli A 767.33
816.83
6200 6600
6200/6600
Okume A 519.80
556.93 4200 4500 4200/4500
Ebiara A 965.35
1089.11
7800 8800
7800/8800
Bubinga A 1485.15
1980.20 12000 16000 12000/16000
Acajou A 717.82
804.46
5800 6500 5800/6500
Adoukdeafric
A
990.10
1089.11
8000
8800
8000/8800
Samba A
556.93
680.69
4500
5500
4500/5500
Teak A
1188.12
9600
9600
Europe European Maple A
1237.62
1299.50
10000
10500
10000/10500
Beech Super Class
655.94
5500
5500

Nyatoh No knot 495.05 544.55 4000 4400 4000/4400
Southeast Asia
Pontianak wood
Super Class 1113.86 1299.50
9000 10500
9000/10500
Merbau Super class 1113.86 1138.61
9000
9200 9000/9200

Prices in the Beijing Dongba Imported Timber Markett
Exchange rate: 1 Euro=8.08 RMB (May 15th, 2012)
Date: May 15th, 2012

Veneer
Species
Grade
Speci. Prices range (Euro/m2)
Prices range (RMB/m2)
April  Prices (RMB/m2)
Min
Max
Min
Max
Min
Max
Walnut
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,72
3,09
22
25
22
25
Walnut
AA
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
1,98
2,60
16
21
16
19
Walnut
A
0.5*100mm+*1000mm+
1,49
1,86
12
15
12
15
Walnut
Straight-grained
0.5*90mm+*1400mm+
2,10
2,60
17
21
17
21
Walnut
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
2,97
3,47
24
28
24
28
Cherry
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,72
3,09
22
25
22
25
Cherry
AA
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
1,98
2,60
16
21
16
21
Cherry
A
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
1,49
1,86
12
15
12
15
Cherry
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
2,23
2,72
18
22
18
22
Maple
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,23
2,60
18
21
18
21
Maple
AA
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
1,86
2,23
15
18
15
18
Maple Curly
Mountain-grained
0.5*100mm+*1000mm+
3,71
4,33
30
35
30
35
Maple
Short item
0.5*90mm+*500mm+
0,87
1,24
7
10
7
10
Red oak
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
1,49
1,73
12
14
12
14
Red oak
Unedged
0.5*90mm+*500mm+
0,62
0,87
5
7
5
7
Ash
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
1,98
2,23
16
18
16
18
Ash
Rift-grained
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
1,73
1,98
14
16
14
16
White oak
AAA
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
1,98
2,48
16
20
16
20
White oak
AA
0.5*100mm+*1500mm+
1,61
1,98
13
16
13
16
White oak
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
2,60
5,57
21
45
21
45
Red oak
Straight-grained
0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
1,61
1,98
13
16
13
16
Anieyre figure

0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
6,19
8,66
50
70
50
70
White figure

0.5*100mm+*2000mm+
9,90
13,61
80
110
80
110
White figure

0.5*100mm+*1000mm+
4,95
9,90
40
80
40
80
Madonra burl
AAA
0.5*100mm+*300mm+
17,95
21,66
145
175
145
175
Obeche/Wawa
Straight-grained
0.6*100mm+*2500mm+
0,99 1,24 8 10 8
10
Maghony
Rift-grained
0.55*100mm+*2500mm+
1,73 1,98 14 16 14
16


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