Current prices of teak logs, sawnwood and plywood in India

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Log auctions were held at the Jabalpur, Timarni, khirakia, Narmada Nagar and Raipur depots of Central India and sales were reported brisk as the quality of logs was good. Around 5,000 cubic metres of logs were sold.

The latest ex-depot auction prices for natural forest teak logs are shown below.

4-5 metre length Rs per Cu.ft
91 cms & up girth 1600-1800
76 to 90 cms girth 1400-1500
61 to 75 cms girth 1200-1300
46 to 60 cms girth 1050-1150
3-4 metre length  
91 cms & up girth 1500-1700
76 to 90 cms girth 1450-1500
61 to 75 cms girth 1300-1400
46 to 60 cms girth 1000-1100
2-3 metre length  
91cms & up girth 1250-1350
76 to 90 cms girth 1100-1200
61 to 75 cms girth 900-1000
46 to 60 cms girth 850-900

Variations are based on quality, length of logs and the average girth

Prices for imported plantation teak, C&F Indian ports

  US$ per m3
Belize logs 350-400
Benin logs 318-775
Benin sawn 530-872
Brazil logs 404-1063
Brazil squares 370-680
Cameroon logs 365-510
Colombia logs 415-836
Congo logs 408-710
Costa Rica logs 455-739
Côte d'Ivoire logs 435-720
Ecuador squares 264-740
El-Salvador logs 364-934
Ghana logs 295-808
Guatemala logs 303-603
Guyana logs 300-450
Uganda teak sawn 680-900
Kenya logs 515-600
Laos logs 300-605
Liberia logs 350-460
Malaysian teak logs 365-525
Nicaragua logs 350-596
Panama logs 286-750
PNG logs 400-575
Sudan logs 371-970
Tanzania, teak, sawn 307-885
Thailand logs 460-700
Togo logs 388-803
Trinidad and Tobago logs 420-680
Uganda logs 408-909
Uganda Teak sawn 680-900

Variations are based on quality, length and average girth of logs

Prices for domestically milled sawnwood from imported logs

Sawnwood, (Ex-mill) (AD) Rs. per ft3
Red Meranti
Radiata pine AD

Variations are based on quality, length and average girth of logs

Current prices for Myanmar teak sawn in Indian mills

Sawnwood (Ex-mill) Rs. per ft3
Myanmar Teak (AD)  
Export Grade F.E.Q.
Plantation Teak A grade
Plantation Teak B grade
Plantation Teak FAS grade

Price variations depend mainly on length and cross section

Imported sawnwood

Prices for imported sawnwood (KD 12%) shown below are per cu.ft ex-warehouse.

Sawnwood, (Ex-warehouse) (KD) Rs per ft3
Beech 1300-1350
Sycamore 1300-1400
Red oak 1500-1650
White Oak 1600-1800
American Walnut 2300-2400
Hemlock clear grade 1300-1400
Hemlock AB grade 1100-1200
Western Red Cedar 1600-1650
Douglas Fir 1200-1300

Price variations depend mainly on length and cross section.

Domestic plywood prices

Analysts report the domestic demand for plywood as „lukewarm‟ offering manufacturers no opportunity to increase prices to compensate for rising raw material costs.

Prices for WBP Marine grade plywood from domestic mills

Plywood, Rs per sq.ft
Ex-warehouse. (MR Quality)  
4 mm 41.00
6 mm 54.50
9 mm 69.10
12 mm 85.60
15 mm 113.20
18 mm 119.30


Domestic ex-warehouse prices for locally manufactured MR plywood

Locally Manufactured
Plywood “Commercial
Rs per sq.ft
  Rubberwood Hardwood
4mm Rs.20.80 Rs.30.80
6mm Rs.31.60 Rs.39.60
8mm Rs.39.80 Rs.48.00
12mm Rs.47.30 Rs.58.10
15mm Rs.58.10 Rs.71.00
19mm RS.67.30 Rs.79.50
5mm Flexible ply Rs.42.00  
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