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  • Timber Exchange Trade Statistics October of 2021

    2021-11-14

    143 auctions were announced by the SFE in October, offering a total of 47.2 thousand m3 of timber products. This is a relatively large amount of timber, with the second highest activity since the beginning of the year. It should however be noted that a large part of the supply comprised of felling residues. Auctions were organized by 24 SFE units. The timber SPOT index in October recorded a value of 56.60 EUR/m3. A decline in the index was observed

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  • Biomass and heat trade statistics October of 2021

    2021-11-09

    The value of the BWCS (Baltpool Wood Chips SPOT) LT index has reached 23.08 EUR/MWh. Compared to its value in September, the index has increased by 17.6%, and compared to the results of the same period last year, the value of the index has increased by 160%. Compared to the results of September, the total amount of delivered biomass has increased by 34% to 503,080 MWh (33.05% of the amount was delivered under long-term contracts). Compared to the same period

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  • Timber Exchange Trade Overview September of 2021

    2021-10-12

    99 auctions were announced by the SFE in September, offering a total of 43.4 thousand m3 of timber products. This is a relatively large amount of timber, with the second highest activity since the beginning of the year. It should however be noted that a large part of the supply comprised of felling residues. Auctions were organized by 25 SFE units. The timber SPOT index recorded a drop of over 4% in the price of timber. Since a similar decline

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  • Biomass and heat trade statistics September of 2021

    2021-10-05

    The value of the BWCS (Baltpool Wood Chips SPOT) LT index has reached 19.63 EUR/MWh. Compared to its value in August, the index has increased by 30%, and compared to the results of the same period last year, the value of the index has increased by 125%. Compared to the results of August, the total amount of delivered biomass has increased by 81% to 375,270 MWh (89.7% of the amount was delivered under short-term contracts). Compared to the same period

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  • Biomass and heat trade statistics August of 2021

    2021-09-07

    The value of the BWCS (Baltpool Wood Chips SPOT) LT index has reached 15.09 EUR/MWh. Compared to its value in July, the index has increased by 7.2%, and compared to the results of the same period last year, the value of the index has increased by 88%. Compared to the results of July, the total amount of delivered biomass has decreased by 20% to 207,190 MWh (84.4% of the amount was delivered under short-term contracts). Compared to the same period

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  • Biomass and heat trade statistics July of 2021

    2021-08-19

    The value of the BWCS (Baltpool Wood Chips SPOT) LT index has reached 13.77 EUR/MWh. Compared to its value in June, the index has increased by 13.8%, and compared to the results of the same period last year, the value of the index has increased by 66%. Compared to the results of June, the total amount of delivered biomass has decreased by 4.8% to 232,795 MWh (88.5% of the amount was delivered under short-term contracts). Compared to the same period

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  • Trade overview (Q2 of 2021)

    2021-08-13

    The total turnover of the exchange in the second quarter of 2021 amounted to 1,050,090 MWh (76.5% of the quantity was concluded under short-term contracts). Compared to the first quarter of 2021, there was a 14.5% decrease in the turnover. Compared to the second quarter of 2020,  the turnover has dropped by 31.4%. The number of concluded contracts has reached 1496 for an average price of 11.59 EUR/MWh. In the 1st quarter of 2021, 2286 contracts were concluded at a

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  • Biomass exchange and heat trade statistics – June of 2021

    2021-07-27

    The value of BWCS (Baltpool Wood Chips SPOT) LT index reached 12.10 EUR/MWh. A 22.7 % index growth was recorded in comparison to the value in May, while a comparison of the performance during the same period last year shows that the index value is higher by 46.7 %. The total amount of biomass delivered decreased by 26.9 % up to 200 413 MWh in comparison to May (90.7 % were delivered under short-term contracts). A comparison of a respective

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  • Timber Exchange Trade Overview May of 2021

    2021-06-18

    An auction for the second half of 2021 was organized in May. This year, the SFE has offered for sale a record amount of timber in short-term auctions (the amount offered in kind (scm) was slightly higher than in April, however an increase of 60% was recorded in April). The value of the Timber Price Index has increased by 1.8%, but did not exceed the all-time high value of the index, which was recorded back in November of 2018. The

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  • Biomass exchange and heat trade statistics – May of 2021

    2021-06-09

    The value of the BWCS (Baltpool Wood Chips SPOT) LT index has reached 9.86 EUR/MWh. A decrease of 12.4% per month, and an increase of 22,4% per year has been recorded in the value of the index. At the end of the heating season, the total amount of biomass delivered in May decreased by 54.8%, compared to April, and amounted to 229 632 MWh (92.6% were delivered under short-term contracts). Compared to the same period last year, the amount of

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