After the significant price surge registered in April, in May roundwood prices in Estonia have stabilized. Pine sawlogs are cheaper over April by about 0,42 euros/cbm, while spruce, birch and aspen sawlogs are more expensive by a few cents. Pulpwood assorments prices are slightly higher than April within a range of 0,24 euros/cbm and 1,20 euros for pine pulpwood. The price for aspen pulpwood has declined however by 3,76 euros/cbm.
On a yearly basis, all roundwood prices are higher, except birch veneer which is far cheaper than a year ago (almost by -14%), and birch pulpwood which has registered a price decline of almost 6%. For the rest, prices have seriously increased: spruce sawlogs price is more than 11% up; pine sawlogs price surged by 6.55%, and aspen logs price rose by almost 5%. Pine and spruce pulpwood have reached a price increase close to 13%.
Roadside prices of roundwood in state forests of Estonia (EUR/m³ u.b.)
|May 2013||April 2014||May 2014||Change
|Small logs (d<18 cm)|
The above prices are collected from metla.fi