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 Pellet Continental Index (Published 1st Tuesday of month since December 2011)

  • Please find a leaflet of Pellet Continental Index here

Woodchips:

Fastmarkets FOEX has currently two official price indices concentrating on the prices of overseas trade of woodchips for pulp, paper and particle/fiberboard production end-use:

PIX Hardwood Chip Global/Asia (Published 3rd Tuesday of the month since March 2014, changed to Asia in January 2019)

PIX Softwood Chip Global (Published 3rd Tuesday of the month since March 2014)

PIX Woodchip Global/Asia Indices Specifications

Based on actual physical deals, data provided by WRI, and customs statistics of woodchips traded overseas for pulp, paper and fiber-/particleboard end-use

Separate indices for hardwood and softwood chips: PIX Hardwood Chip Asia and PIX Softwood Chip Global
Prices in USD per oven-dry metric tonne
Terms of delivery: CIF closest port to the end-use location
Fastmarkets FOEX uses transformation coefficients if other than above mentioned units are used

Prices are monthly prices of two months before the publishing month (E.g. Data: Jan. -> published: Mar.), or quarterly prices.

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 Continental Medium Scale Index Specification

Prices for ENPlus-A1/A2/ÖNORM M 7135 wood pellets
Lot size: 26 tons in Germany, 17 tons in Austria
Net prices in Euro/ton
Terms of delivery: delivered at end client's warehouse in Germany/Austria within 50 km distance
Prices are without taxes but including loading costs
Prices are the latest actual monthly prices

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