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In September 2021, US sawn timber prices increased 7% compared to the previous month

23 September 2021 ` 13:44  
According to Madison’s Lumber Reporter, in the week ending September 10, 2021 the wholesaler price of benchmark softwood timber commodity item Western S-P-F KD 2×4 #2&Btr was $480 ($311/m³). This is up by +$50, or +12%, from the...

Sawn softwood market in Russia 05-2021: prices continue to grow worldwide, but it seems that the preconditions for maintaining the previous growth rates have been exhausted

14 June 2021 ` 16:39  
In May 2021, all world sawn timber markets were still experiencing a strong imbalance with a significant excess of the demand over the supply and low stocks. This was mainly conditioned by the stimulating measures to support the...

Wood-based panels market in Russia 05-2021: demand and prices for OSB and plywood have significantly risen since the beginning of the summer construction season

14 June 2021 ` 16:28  
The increased demand for OSB and plywood is traditionally conditioned by the construction season. Despite the rise in prices of these products, the demand on the part of traders, construction companies, and buyers is not declining since the...

US OSB prices have skyrocketed more than 500% since January 2020

17 August 2021 ` 22:01  
The price of OSB has increased 510% since January 2020, exceeding the peak price increase in lumber by nearly 180 percentage points in the USA, as the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported. Although plywood panel prices have substantially...

Roundwood prices in Finland increased in June 2021

28 July 2021 ` 12:42  
Trade of roundwood in Finland non-industrial private forests continued to be exceptionally active in June, with 8.2 million m³ of roundwood purchased by the forest industry. The volume of roundwood trade during in 1H 2021 was 57% higher...

Prices for Russian wood-based panels continue to grow rapidly in June 2021

20 July 2021 ` 21:21  
In June 2021, prices for wood-based panels continued growing in the Russian market of construction materials. According to “Market of Wood-Based Panels in Russia” review, OSB made by Kronospan became 58% more expensive in retail compared to last...

Swiss pellet prices decrease minimally stronger in July 2021

14 July 2021 ` 19:12  
The pellet prices in Switzerland increased in July 2021 their downward trend from the previous month slightly. On average the reached 329 CHF/t (-0,5%) – after a minus of 0,2% to 330,6 CHF/t in June. Compared to Juli...

Sawn timber prices in US rose again in mid-May 2021

31 May 2021 ` 19:33  
In the week ending May 14, 2021 the wholesaler price of benchmark softwood timber commodity item Western S-P-F KD 2×4 #2&Btr was $1,650 mfbm. This is up by +$90, or +5%, from the previous week when it was...

German pellet prices continued to fall in May 2021

17 May 2021 ` 17:18  
As is customary for the season, the price for wood pellets fell again across Germany in May 2021. A ton currently costs an average of € 217.04 (purchase: 6 t), as reported by the German Pellet Institute (DEPI)....

N. American lumber prices at record levels

11 March 2021 ` 14:04  
To the astonishment of all, in the week ending Feb. 19, 2021, the price of benchmark softwood lumber commodity item Western S-P-F KD 2×4 #2&Btr climbed +$20, or +2%, to US$1,012 mfbm, from $992 the previous week. Last...

SCA to increase kraftliner prices

1 March 2021 ` 16:49  
SCA increases the prices on white and brown kraftliner in Europe by €50 per tonne. The new price is valid from April 1, 2021. “The European kraftliner market continues to be strong and stable,” comments Mikael Frölander, VP...

Pellet prices in Switzerland continue upward trend

25 February 2021 ` 12:38  
Pellet prices in Switzerland continued their upward trend on average in February 2021. On average, they reach a value of 360.2 CHF / t (+ 0.3%) – after an increase of 0.2% to 359.3 CHF / t in January. Compared...