In February, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 58.6 per cubic metre, and the price for spruce logs was EUR 62.4 per cubic metre. Compared to January, these prices rose one per cent.
The stumpage price for pine pulpwood in Finland was EUR 18.0 per cubic metre, while the price for spruce pulpwood was EUR 20.1 and for birch pulpwood EUR 17.4 per cubic metre. The stumpage prices of pulpwood increased also by one per cent from the previous month.
The average roadside price for pine pulpwood was EUR 31.9, for spruce pulpwood EUR 32.8 and for birch pulpwood EUR 32.4 per cubic metre. These prices remained at the same level as in January. Delivery sales are typically dominated by pulpwood and in February pulpwood assortments accounted for two thirds of the total roundwood trade by delivery sales.
Trade of roundwood in Finland’s non-industrial private forests was active in February. The trade grew by 60 per cent year-on-year in February and was 16 per cent higher than the previous three-year average.
In January and in February, a total of 6.6 million cubic metres of industrial roundwood were recorded in the wood trade statistics. It was two per cent less than the earlier three-year average. In comparison to earlier years, the trade of logs increased by 12 per cent and the trade of pulpwood decreased by 12 per cent.
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