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WhatWood Agency announces Russian Wood Pellet Market, a monthly price review

12 August 2020 ` 09:41  

In response to the growing market demand for high-quality and up-to-date information, WhatWood Timber Industry Analytics Agency has launched Russian Wood Pellet Market, a monthly price review.

«The global market of wood pellets is growing at an average rate of 13% per annum, or +3.3 million metric tons a year, while the growth rate of international pellets trade has been 16% per annum over the past seven years. As of the end of 2019, wood pellets production over the world exceeded 40 million tons. Russia is becoming an ever more noticeable player on the global stage with foreign buyers becoming more interested in Russian wood pellets.” The output of wood pellets in Russia has actually tripled over the past 3 years. According to our estimates, it is currently 2.3–2.5 million tonnes per year,” states the announcement of Russian Wood Pellet Market, a new price review.

Each issue of Russian Wood Pellet Market price review contains:

  • author’s commentary on the current situation in the wood pellet market;
  • surveys and interviews with market players;
  • actual prices by specification;
  • short-term and long-term forecasts;
  • monitoring of investment projects (new production facilities: commissioned and planned ones, launch probability, sources of raw materials and financing);
  • statistics: production capacities, export turnover, shipments by rail;
  • news of the Russian and foreign markets, key players, legislative regulation.

The methodology for collecting information on prices for wood pellets is based on surveys of market players: traders, suppliers, buyers. The prices reflect the actual established contractual price in the market for the above supply period by major suppliers of premium quality wood pellets (6 and 8 mm, with EN Plus A1, FSC or PEFC FM/СoCa certificates, SBP, NCV >17 GJ/t, ash content <0.7%, packed in big bags), both on the spot market and under medium-term and long-term contracts.


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