Germany: Beech log price index on average slightly decreasing in February 2024

May 01, 2024
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Alternativtext The German producer price indices for beech showed mostly downward tendencies in February 2024. On average, the index for log wood decreased by -0,8% to 124,6 points. B qualities reached the level of 124 points ( 1,7% ), to which 3 m lengths contributed with -0,2% to 106,4 points – and 5 m lengths with 3,3% to 127,9 .

C qualities in February reached 120,9 points ( -2,2% ) – in 3 m lengths 119,8 ( -3,2% ). 5 m lengths reached 111,9 points ( -1,2% ).

Alternativtext For oak pulpwood Destatis calculated an index of 105,2 points ( -4,2% ). Pulpwood of beech reached 139,4 points ( 3,0% ). The hardwood pulpwood index arrived at 134,3 points ( 2,1% ).

Year-on-year the beech indices evolved as follows:

log wood: -11,4%

B qualities: -8,2%

B 3 m: -11,7%

B 5 m: -7,9%

C qualities: -12,6%

C 3 m: -9,9%

C 5 m: -12,6%

Industrial quality: 7,1%

You get to the table with these and other calculations here.

Data source: Destatis: producer price indices for the products of logging from the state forests