Trade of roundwood in non-industrial private forests went up in March. However, it was one fifth smaller than the earlier three-year average. In the first quarter of 2020 the total roundwood trade decreased by more than one third. The trade of logs fell by two fifths and the trade of pulpwood by one third.
In March, the average stumpage price for pine logs was EUR 54.8 per cubic metre, and the price for spruce logs was EUR 58.5 per cubic metre. The stumpage price level of logs increased two per cent from February.