Timber trade reviews

  • Timber Exchange trade statistics April of 2022

    2022-05-09

    In April, the State Forestry Enterprise (SFE) announced 73 auctions. They offered a total of 38,0 thousand m3 of wood products. Compared to March, the quantity of timber offered fell by 5% and amount of sold timber fell by 4%. The auctions were organized by 23 SFE units. In April, the wood SPOT index recorded an index value of 72.19 Eur/m3. The index shows an increase of 63.4% compared to the same period last year. This represents an increase of

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  • Timber Exchange trade statistics March of 2022

    2022-04-11

    In March, the SFE announced 104 auctions. They offered a total of 39,9 thousand m³ of timber products. Compared to February, the amount of offered timber increased by 16 % and amount of sold timber increased by 113 %. The auctions were organized by 25 SFE units. In March, the SPOT index of timber recorded a value of 69,96 Eur/m³ of the index. Comparing the value of the index with the corresponding period last year, an increase of 63,7% is

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  • Timber Exchange trade statistics February of 2022

    2022-03-04

    In February, the SFE announced 99 auctions. They offered a total of 34,3 thousand m³of timber products. Compared to January, the amount of offered timber decreased by 11 % and amount of sold timber decreased by 13 %. The auctions were organized by 20 SFE units. The SPOT index of timber recorded a value of 60,74 Eur/m3. Compared to the results of the same period last year, the value of the index increased by 40,6 %. Compared to the same

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  • Timber Exchange trade statistics January of 2022

    2022-02-03

    In January, the SFE announced 85 auctions. In total, 38,7 thousand m3 of timber products were offered. Compared to December, the amount of offered timber decreased by 54%, but amount of sold timber increased by 44%. The auctions were organized by 21 SFE units. The SPOT index of timber recorded a value of 60,17 Eur/m3. By comparing the value of the index with the corresponding period last year we see an increase of 53,5%. Compared to December there was an

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  • Timber Exchange trade statistics December of 2021

    2022-01-11

    227 auctions were announced by the SFE in December, offering a total of 84.6 thousand m3 of timber products. This was the largest amount of timber offered at short-term auctions in 2021. However, the percentage of sold timber has reached only 29%. Auctions were organized by 24 SFE units. Read more

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  • Timber Exchange trade statistics November of 2021

    2021-12-16

    195 auctions were announced by the SFE in November, offering a total of 80 431 thousand m3 of timber products. This was the largest amount of timber sold in 2021. The largest part of sales orders consisted of class D (33 190 m3) sawn logs and felling residues (25 420 m3). Auctions were organized by 26 SFE units. Read more

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Timber Exchange Trade Overview April of 2021

    2021-05-22

    April was so far the most active month since the beginning of the year. Compared to March, the quantity of sold timber (scm) has increased by 60%. The value of the Timber Price Index went up by 3.4%. Statistically, if prices continue to increase the same way next month, timber prices will reach a record high. 87 auctions were announced by 26 regional units, of which 75 took place. There were 133 buyers participating in the auction, of which 115

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