Germany: Beech log price index mostly decreasing in March 2024

mai 23, 2024
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Alternativtext The German producer price indices for beech showed mostly downward tendencies in March 2024. On average, the index for log wood decreased by -1,8% to 122,4 points. B qualities reached the level of 122,6 points ( -1,1% ), to which 3 m lengths contributed with -1,3% to 105 points – and 5 m lengths with -1,0% to 126,6 .

C qualities in March reached 119,2 points (-1,41%) – in 3 m lengths 120,6 ( 0,7% ). 5 m lengths reached 108,2 points ( -3,3% ).

Alternativtext For oak pulpwood Destatis calculated an index of 100 points (-4,94%). Pulpwood of beech reached 141,8 points (1,72%). The hardwood pulpwood index arrived at 135,5 points ( 0,9% ).

Year-on-year the beech indices evolved as follows:

log wood: -13,0%

B qualities: -9,3%

B 3 m: -13,0%

B 5 m: -8,13%

C qualities: -14,1%

C 3 m: -10,3%

C 5 m: -15,9%

Industrial quality: 8,7%

You get to the table with these and other calculations here.

Data source: Destatis: producer price indices for the products of logging from the state forests