The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) was up 4.2% in the 2Q/16 to $71.18/m3, the highest quarter-over-quarter increase since the 2Q/11.
The Euro-based European Sawlog Price Index (ESPI-€) has declined six percent over the past two years after a period when the Index was fairly stable from 2010 to 2014. The ESPI-€ was €83.84/m3 in the 2Q/16, up 1.8% from the previous quarter.
Global Pulpwood Prices
Both wood fiber price indices jumped in the 2Q/16 because prices increases were seen for both wood chips and pulplogs in practically every major market around the world.