The Argus Biomass Markets service is your leading publication for the international wood pellet, wood chip and palm kernel shell sectors.

Argus provides you with the most convenient way to access prices, news and analysis for the global biomass industry. We work closely with market participants to help develop biomass indexes to facilitate trade and risk management.

Key features


Real-time access

Up-to-the-minute news and analysis on events shaping the industry.


Shipping and spark spreads

Freight rates and spark spread tables.


Access to physical market coverage

Complimentary weekly price bulletin report outlining Argus’ physical direct-market coverage.

Customers that benefit

The Argus Biomass Markets service can give insight to anyone with exposure to power generation and combined heat and power (CHP) generation, or with an interest in environmental legislation. Below are examples of how some clients use this service:
  • Producers and suppliers

    Use the Argus Biomass Markets service's prices to fully understand market trends and determine which markets to target and when it is most profitable to adjust production.

  • Buyers, sellers and end-users of biomass

    Need unbiased market news and use the insightful commentary when making business decisions.
  • Traders and brokers

    Involved in the buying and selling of biomass refer to Argus international prices when negotiating trades and contracts.

  • Utilities

    Find our astute analysis helpful for forward planning and when making decisions on fuels.

Key price assessments

Argus prices are recognised by the market as trusted and reliable indicators of the real market value. Explore some of our most widely used and relevant price assessments.