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In May, the average stumpage price for pine logs was EUR 53.9 per cubic metre, and the price for spruce logs was EUR 57.7 per cubic metre.

These prices decreased one per cent from April.

Trade of roundwood in Finland did not pick up as usual in May, but continued as in April. In the beginning of 2020 the trade fell by one fourth compared to the previous year or by 30 per cent compared to the earlier three-year period.

The stumpage price for pine pulpwood was EUR 17.8, the price for spruce pulpwood EUR 20.1 and the price for birch pulpwood EUR 16.8 per cubic metre. The price of spruce pulpwood decreased one per cent compared to the previous month and the prices of the others went up slightly.

The price for pulpwood has risen during this year. In May the price level was approximately seven per cent higher than the average real price level of the whole last year.

The average roadside price for pine pulpwood was EUR 31.9, for spruce pulpwood EUR 33.6 and for birch pulpwood EUR 31.5 per cubic metre. Compared to April, the price of pine went up one and the price of spruce two per cent, but birch pulpwood went down one per cent.

Delivery sales are typically dominated by pulpwood and in May pulpwood assortments accounted for more than two thirds of the total roundwood trade by delivery sales.

Monthly stumpage prices evolution of roundwood in Finland (EUR/m³, over bark, excl. VAT) May 2019 April 2020 May 2020
Pine logs 57.04 54.60 53.86
Spruce logs 59.92 58.29 57.74
Birch logs 44.95 43.23 43.77
Pine pulpwood 18.05 17.49 17.77
Spruce pulpwood 20.14 20.09 19.97

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