The fob Baltic wood pellet price assessment is the price reference for wood pellets sold out of Baltic ports in the 90-day spot window. It is also known as Argus fob Riga.

Price assessment details

What are the advantages of the Argus (key price title) price assessment?

This comprehensive price assessment is based on a market survey of a majority of participants active on the spot market, including all large European utilities that use wood pellets, as well as traders and brokers. It is published weekly, ensuring users are up to date on the latest price movements. This index is considered the market benchmark price for wood pellets sold out of Baltic ports and is relied upon by utilities, traders and brokers as a trusted, independent reference to inform buying and selling decisions as well as contract negotiations.


How is this assessment used?

The Argus fob Baltic wood pellets spot index is published as part of our specialist subscription service, Argus Biomass Markets. Subscribers can access this price on the Argus Direct interactive platform, have the price delivered via a data feed or Argus Direct for Spreadsheets, receive it via one of our third-party partners or get it direct to their inbox within the daily report.


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