Under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle infestation in Central Europe, the July prices of roundwood in Estonia are considerably lower over a year ago.
Pine sawlogs could be bought for EUR 66.63/m3 in July, which is a -11% decrease as compared to July of last year. Also, the price for spruce sawlogs dropped to EUR 54.79/m3, almost -22% less than July 2019.
The price of birch decreased by -12% compared to July 2019.
Among the pulpwood types of wood, the price for pine dropped by -31%, down to EUR 24.89/m3. The price for spruce pulpwood also dropped by -29% as compared to July 2019.
|Average roadside prices of sales from the Estonian state forests on country level (EUR/m³, under bark, excl. VAT)|
|July 2019||June 2020||July 2020||Change in % July 2019/ July 2020|