At present, the shortage of supply in the timber market and the shortage of goods have not been alleviated. At the same time, due to the grand opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, many regions have once again staged the drama of environmental protection supervision, and timber prices continue to show an upward trend.
Some specifications of North American Kapine are still out of stock, and prices have increased significantly. According to merchants, the current shortage of high-grade J-grade Kapine with 38.89 specifications at Taicang Port is more serious, and the price of 38.89 Kapine short materials has increased from 1,280 yuan to 1,350 yuan. Therefore, many customers have recently changed to third or second grade southern pine or even some short-term plans. However, the foreign price difference has not changed much last week, and the price has risen by about 85 yuan/cubic meter. At this stage, the Taicang Port is 4.88m long and 38*89 second-class Jiasong (Jiafu brand) merchants offer 1930 yuan.
For Russian materials, the recent price fluctuations have been small. According to relevant people familiar with the matter, due to the recent preparations and holding of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, many regional environmental protection rectification plans will continue to be implemented, and the specific end time is yet to be determined. I believe this will affect the purchasing enthusiasm of downstream buyers to a certain extent. The price of Russian materials is likely to remain unchanged in the near future. At this stage, the merchants of Taicang Port with a length of 5.7/6m and a size of 30*150 Pinus sylvestris (grade 1-5) offer RMB 2070.
At present, the prices of some species of African timber and PNG timber are relatively stable. Among them, the prices of Okoume log and Begonia wood have basically remained stable last week, and the market price of lacquered wood has increased slightly, and the increase is about 100 yuan. Several ships of Pakistani new materials will arrive at the end of the month. Customers who need to order can arrange a time in advance to see the goods at the port. At this stage, Zhangjiagang is 2-3m long, specifications 2.5/5* natural width Okoume (imported board) merchants offer 3500-3600 yuan, length 2-3m, specifications 2.5/5* natural width, lacquered wood merchants above 60 2200-2250 yuan.
At present, the market price of radiata pine is still high. According to the survey, the market price in the southern region rose to a certain extent last week. Businesses report that the price of radiata pine has not only risen recently, but high-quality radiata pine logs without knots are also scarce. At this stage, the southern port of 5.2 meters long, P30 radiata pine merchants offer 1,120 yuan.
In terms of timber in Southeast Asia, the price of rubber wood raw materials has continued to show an upward trend recently, which has caused Thailand's rubber finger-joined board to rise by about 50 yuan/cubic meter from last week. At present, the AA grade Thai rubber wood finger joint board with the specifications of 1220*16 and the length of 2440 in Guangzhou Port is quoting 4900 yuan/cubic meter, and the AB grade merchants of the same specification and length are priced at 3500 yuan.
At this stage, the timber market is showing an upward trend as a whole, and some wood species are even out of stock. Some market participants said that with the gradual increase in operating rates of downstream furniture and decoration industries, the demand for timber will gradually increase, and signs of recovery in the timber market are obvious.