Stilll under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle infestation in Central Europe, the August prices of roundwood in Estonia are considerably lower over a year ago.
Pine sawlogs could be bought for EUR 65.30/m3 in August, which is a -12% decrease as compared to August of last year. Also, the price for spruce sawlogs dropped to EUR 55.31/m3, -22% less than August 2019.
The price of birch decreased by -8% compared to August 2019.
Among the pulpwood assortments, the price for pine dropped by -32%, down to EUR 23.12/m3. The price for spruce pulpwood also dropped by -30% as compared to August 2019.
|Average roadside prices of sales from the Estonian state forests on country level (EUR/m³, under bark, excl. VAT)|
|August 2019||July 2020||August 2020||Change in % August 2019/ August 2020|