Lithuania: Roundwood prices in Lithuania up sharply in September

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Pine and spruce sawlog prices in Lithuania have doubled yoy in September 2021. Moreover, prices for all assortments are well above the levels of last year. On a monthly basis, there are some mixed developments: the price of pine and spruce sawlogs have risen slightly, while birch sawlogs price is stable.

Pine logs could be bought in September for EUR 115.8/m3 (+107% yoy), while spruce and birch logs amounted to EUR 112.7/m3 (+82% yoy) and EUR 78.3/m3 (+10% yoy), respectively.

As for pulpwood assortments, the price was EUR 29.7 per cubic metre for pine pulpwood, EUR 29.2 for spruce pulpwood and 37.0 for birch pulpwood. The average price of pine pulpwood increased 29% over a year ago, as spruce and birch went up 29% and 39% respectively compared to September 2020. 

Monthly roadside prices of roundwood in Lithuania ( EUR/m3, under bark, excl. VAT)

September 2020

August 2021

September 2021

Change in % September 2020/September 2021

Change in % August 2021/September 2021

Pine sawlogs

56.0

112.9

115.8

+106.78%

+2.56%

Spruce sawlogs

62.0

112.0

112.7

+81.77%

+0.6%

Birch sawlogs

71.0

78.8

78.3

+10.28%

-0.63%

Pine pulpwood

23.0

30.2

29.7

+29.13%

-0.16%

Spruce pulpwood

21.0

29.0

29.2

+39.04%

+0.06%

Birch pulpwood

29.0

37.0

37.0

+27.58%

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