01 Jun. 1992|
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I created this downloadable Plywood Prices Chart & Calculator to help you estimate what you might typically spend on sheet goods.
Nigeria, with imports worth €2.68 million (notably plywood), was Ghana’s sixth largest importer and its largest in Africa. Price instability, which plagued the Ghanaian timber industry during the last quarter of 2005, spilled over into the first quarter of this year.
Log export prices in Sabah for kapur and white serayah logs are at US$270 and US$230 per cu.m FOB respectively, unchanged from July. In Japan, despite the appreciation of the Yen against the US dollar, CIF prices were up at Yen 7,400-7,500 per koku for Sarawak meranti regular logs and at Yen 6,600-6,700 per koku for small meranti logs. The total plywood supply in the first half of 2010 was 2,856,200 cu.m in Japan, up 18% from the same period last year. In the first half of 2010, plywood imports from Malaysia rose by 8.3% compared to the same period last year while imports from Indonesia showed no increase. The JLR reports that tropical plywood suppliers continue to set higher prices due to log shortages.
Prices for imported 3x6 concrete formboard are now between Yen 910-930 per sheet delivered.
For cabinet-grade plywood, I found Sanded Pine facing in four different thicknesses, and a variety of hardwood-faced panels, like oak and birch.
Some products such as niangon boules and KD wawa lumber, nonetheless, proved resilient and achieved prices above 2005 levels. The demand for Sarawak kapur logs is bullish export prices fetching US$290-300 per cu.m FOB. Sabah keruing log prices climbed to US$245-250 per cu.m FOB due to robust demand from Chinese companies. Even with the much reduced Japanese demand for tropical hardwood plywood, Japanese mills report continued shortage of logs.
However, strong resistance from Japanese buyers for any price increases has driven imported plywood prices slightly down. Prices for 3x6 coated concrete formboard are at Yen 1,080 per sheet and for 2x6 at Yen 820-830 per sheet.
Using plywood in a wood project can either save you money in the long run (by letting you substitute panels for solid wood), or make your project more expensive than it needs to be (by using high quality panels when they’re not really needed).
The calculator feature multiplies the price per sheet by the quantity you enter, and then provides totals in the right-hand column. In addition, robust demand from India and China at good prices is a reason for the decreased availability of logs for the Japanese market.
As log inventories in Japan are declining, trade and price negotiations between importers and plywood manufacturers are quickly concluded, reports JLR. JLR says that even some local plywood mills in Sarawak have been forced to shut down due to log shortages. There were, however, significant improvements in US rotary veneer and plywood imports, especially in March 2006, due to the upswing in housing and other construction projects.