Prices for Finnish roundwood started to decrease in May 2017, as compared to the same period last year and the prices in April 2017.
Thus, the logs' prices were the only ones to go up, bearing in mind that the growth percentage for April 2017 decreased. Pine could be bought in May for EUR 57.83/m3, 1.63% up from the same period in 2016. Also, the price for spruce increased by 3.92%, to EUR 59.04/m3, while birch was traded for EUR 47.34/m3, 1.95% more than in May 2016.
The prices for pulpwood went down during May 2017, with birch to decrease the most, by -2.95%, to EUR 27.88/m3. The price for pine pulpwood reached EUR 27.65/m3, down by -1.10% from May 2016, while spruce could be bought for EUR 29.81/m3, -0.23 down as compared to last year.
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