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The latest National Statistics on Timber Price Indices produced by Forest Research were released on 18 May 2023 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
Timber Price Indices are based on sales by Forestry England, Forestry and Land Scotland and Natural Resources Wales and consist of the Coniferous Standing Sales Price Index and the Softwood Sawlog Price Index. They present data to March 2023 for Great Britain.
In addition, this release also covers a new index for small roundwood and two new sub-indices of the Softwood Sawlog index, covering spruces and other conifers.
Statistician: Daniel Braby
Contact: Francisco Gonzalez
Tel: 0300 067 5238
Timber Price Indices (data to September 2023) will be released on 16 November 2023.
Timber Price Indices (data to March 2024) will be released on 16 May 2024.
Information on pre-release access to these publications can be found in the pre-release access pages.
Price indices for standing sales and for softwood sawlog prices are published twice yearly.
In order to improve the statistics that we produce and to ensure that they remain relevant, we are interested in hearing from people who use our statistics. More information on how we consult users and contact details can be found on our user engagement page.
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