Wood price index

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Apr 2017

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 13, 2017

Prices of framing lumber held to a firm to upward path, as more buyers shed expectations for further downside that recently followed the February spike. Many traders reported finishing one of their best first quarters in years, amid a high degree of anxiety that stemmed from the U.S.-Canada trade issue, timber supply constraints, and transportation issues, among others. A number of traders were out of their offices, and the level of activity surprised many traders. [More... ]

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Switzerland: uneven price dynamics at oak, ash and beech markets

Switzerland is no exception to the main trends currently observed in European timber markets. Oak prices continue to rise steadily, with the average increase being around 30% in two years [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 14, 2017

An active framing lumber market early in the week turned frenetic Thursday as angst over anticipated duties on Canadian exports to the U.S. set off the futures market and sent cash buyers scrambling to cover their needs with mill offerings for April shipments [More... ]

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U.S.: Softwood and panel markets - Week 15, 2017

Sales of framing lumber at the mill level slowed, as secondaries focused on selling from their own inventories and dealers struggled to absorb recent price hikes [More... ]

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Germany: Price of wood pellets drops in April

The price for wood pellets in Germany has decreased accordingly to the arrival of the warm season. Thus, the price of EN plus wood pellets went down by -3.6% during April 2017 [More... ]

Mar 2017

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  • Ghana

Ghana: Prices for exported wood products

Latest prices in Ghana for exported logs, sawnwood, veneer and plywood... [More... ]

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  • Eastern Europe

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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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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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... ]