Forestry Statistics 2011 - Accessibility

Figure 8.1 - Coniferous standing sales and sawlog price indices in real terms, 1984-2011

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Figure 8.1 is a line chart showing the coniferous standing sales and sawlog price indices since 1984 (period ending March).  The index base of 100 is at September 2006.  It shows that the real price of coniferous standing timber has generally declined from 1987 to 2003 before rising slightly by 2008.  Real prices of coniferous sawlogs have remained more stable, but have also shown a general downward trend over the entire time period.