Timber Exchange trade statistics August of 2022

2022 09 09
  • In August, VMU announced 106 auctions. They offered a total of 54.93 thousand. m3 of timber products. Compared to July, the amount of timber offered increased by 53%, and the share of timber sold increased by 22%. Auctions were organized by 21 units of VMU.
  • In August, the wood SPOT index recorded an index value of 81.50 Eur/m3. Comparing the value of the index with the corresponding period last year, a growth of 32% is visible. Compared to July – 6% growth.
  • The most significant price changes were recorded in firewood and paper log assortments, the prices of which increased by 15% and 12%, respectively (up to 80.50 Eur/m3 for firewood and 86.05 Eur/m3 for paper logs). Comparing the price with the same period of last year, the growth reaches 133% for paper logs and 132% for firewood.

Baltpool Timber Price (SPOT) Index

Trade in TOP timber assortments in ETTS short-term auctions

Trade in TOP assortments in ETTS short-term auctions

Assortments Quantity, solid m3 Change in quantity per month Quantity percentage in the scope of TOP 5 assortments Price, Eur/solid m3 Change in price per month Change in price per year
Baltpool Timber Spot index Index 29 594 15% 97.3% 81.56 -5.6% 26%
PJ (spruce, pine, birch); B/C; St,Vd; L2, L3 525 -71% 2% 104.48 -2% -14%
PJ (spruce, pine, birch); D; St,Vd; L2, L3 20 079 9% 67.8% 89.56 -10% -11%
TR (deciduous, conifers) 8 180 69% 27.6% 97.52 3% 8%
PP (spruce, pine, birch) 610 2% 86.34 0% 133%
PM, ML (class II and III calorific value) 200 1% 80.50 0% 132%
Felling residues, covered felling residues 31.00 2,10% (10 Eur/m3)

Trade in regional units of the State Forest Enterprise in short-term auctions

Timber assortments sold at ETTS short-term auctions

Abbreviations:

KA – felling residues; KAD – covered felling residues; KAK – felling residues at cleared space; KL – hard leafy short timber; ML – firewood; PM – panel timber; PJ – sawn logs; PP – pulpwood; TR – packing logs; St – large-sized timber, small-end diameter ≥32 cm; Vd – medium-sized timber, small-end diameter 20-31 cm; Sm – small-sized timber, small-end diameter ≤19 cm; L1 – assortment length class, ≤2.9 m; L2 – assortment length class, 3.0 – 3.9 m; L3 – assortment length class, 4.0 – 6.0 m; L4 – assortment length class, 6.1 – 8.9 m.