The work of the Wood Technology Institute YEAR XLIV - ISSUE 4 (164) 2000

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ISSN 0032-6240

 

 

W. Strykowski, A. Szostak:
Basis for price establishment of wood and wood materials in Poland taking into account experiences of some selected countries 
CONTENTS
Introduction 3
1. Basic problems associated with price establishment  5
2. Identification and systematisation of long- and short-term factors affecting price levels of raw material and wood materials in Poland and in some selected countries  10
2.1. Short-term factors 11
2.2. Long-term factors 19
3. Assessment of price trends of raw material and wood materials in Poland and in some selected countries and determination of the impact of foreign markets on prices in Poland 25
3.1. Price trends of wood raw material 25
3.2. Comparison of price trends for wood raw material in Poland, Germany and Austria 29
3.3. Price trends of wood materials 34
3.4. Comparison of price trends for wood materials in Poland, Germany and Austria 40
3.5. Assessment of the impact of foreign markets on prices of wood raw material and wood materials in Poland 40
4. Analysis of methods of price establishment in the forestry-wood sector in Poland and some selected countries 42
4.1. Background and procedures of price establishment in Poland 42
4.2. Background and procedures of price establishment in Germany 45
4.3. Background and procedures of price establishment in Austria 47
4.4. Background and procedures of price establishment in Sweden 51
5. Analysis of forms of sale of wood raw material 53
5.1. Regulations governing the sale of wood raw material in Poland 53
5.2. Regulations governing the sale of wood raw material in Germany 61
5.3. Regulations governing the sale of wood raw material in Austria 66
5.4. Regulations governing the sale of wood raw material in Sweden 67
5.5. Regulations governing the sale of wood raw material in Finland 68
6. Price stabilisation methods of wood raw material in Poland and in some selected countries 68
7. Determination of the price impact of substitutes on price establishment of wood and wood-derived materials 75
7.1. Prices of selected wood articles and their substitutes in Poland - results of direct investigations 75
7.2. Price analysisof raw material and wood substitute materials 84
8. Conclusions 93
9. References 96
Summary  102