Purchase of wood, September 2023

The value of purchased roundwood lower than a year ago

In September, the value of roundwood purchased from private owners was a quarter higher at the monthly level and almost a fifth lower at the annual level.

  • 14 November 2023 at 10:30
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  • provisional data

The value of purchased roundwood higher than in the previous month …

EUR 4.7 million of roundwood was purchased from private owners in September 2023, which was about 27% more than a month before (due to an increase in quantities of purchased roundwood). The value of purchased sawlogs and veneer logs went up by about 19%, of pulpwood by almost 53% and of other industrial roundwood by about 22%. The value of purchased wood fuel was twice as high as a month before. 
 
… but lower than a year ago 

Compared to last September, the value of roundwood purchased from private owners decreased by about 18% (mainly due to lower average prices of purchased wood). The value of purchased sawlogs and veneer logs decreased by about 26%, while the values of other purchased categories were higher than a year ago.

The table with the latest data is available in the SiStat Database.

The value of purchased roundwood, Slovenia
The value of purchased roundwood, Slovenia
Purchase of roundwood, Slovenia
Sep 2023
Aug 2023
Sep 2023
Sep 2022
% change
Total27.1-18.3
  sawlogs and veneer logs18.8-26.4
  pulpwood, round and split52.98.4
  other industrial roundwood21.87.7
  wood fuel117.5112.6
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