PIX Bioenergy and Biomass

Please find the latest PIX Bioenergy and Biomass values here


Forest Bioenergy:

Fastmarkets FOEX has currently one official and a few planned price indices concentrating on the prices of forest bioenergy:

PIX Forest Biomass Finland Index (Published 2nd Tuesday of the month since March 2012)

  • Please find a leaflet of Forest Biomass Finland Index here

Planned indices are

  • Similar adjacent indices as PIX Forest Biomass Finland for Sweden and other Nordics

Pellets:

Fastmarkets FOEX has currently two official price indices concentrating on the prices of wood pellets:

PIX Pellet Nordic Index (Published 3rd Tuesday of the month since November 2009)

  • Please find a leaflet of Pellet Nordic Index here

PIX Forest Biomass Finland Index Specification

Based on actual physical deals of forest-based bioenergy in Finland
PIX Forest Biomass Finland Index includes both forest chips and industry byproducts. Separate subindices are available for forest chips, sawdust and bark.
Price type and payment terms: Net. Customs and other duties paid, excluding any excise taxes and VAT
Incoterm: DDU, unloaded at buyer’s plant (or TOP, Finnterms), chipped.
Fastmarkets FOEX uses transformation coefficients if other than above mentioned units are used
Prices are actual monthly prices of two months before the publishing month (E.g. Data: Jan. -> published: Mar.)

PIX Pellet Nordic Industrial Index Specification

Wood pellets used in industrial-grade instalments (power approx. 2 MW and over), the pellets can be industrial grade or higher (according to international standards such as ISO 17225 or national equivalent)
Unit: MWh. Information per tonne can also be reported. Fastmarkets FOEX transforms all data received to MWh using a conversion coefficient of 4.8 MWh/tonne unless otherwise informed by the price provider.
End-use location: Nordic countries, which here include Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden
Prices are reported CIF Baltic Sea port or North Sea port. The prices reported in FOB are transformed into CIF using the best available information of freight rates. For deliveries by truck or rail, the term DDU, DAP (or TOP for Finland) can also be considered.
Price type and payment terms: Net. Customs and other duties paid, excluding taxes
Prices are the latest actual monthly delivery prices