Jan 15, 2021

COVERAGE NOTE: PIX Sawn Softwood Timber FAS Finland - Open Consultation 

HELSINKI, January 15, 2021 (PIX Biomass and Wood Indices) - Fastmarkets FOEX is inviting feedback from the industry on the pricing methodologies for its PIX Sawn Softwood Timber FAS Finland price indices, as part of its annual methodology review process.

The open consultation, which is open until February 12, 2021, seeks to ensure that our methodologies continue to reflect the physical market under indexation, in compliance with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) principles for Price Reporting Agencies (PRAs). This includes all elements of our pricing process, our price specifications and publication frequency.

Fastmarkets FOEX proposes no changes in the current index methodology or specifications. You can find these for FOEX PIX Sawn Softwood Timber FAS Finland price indices here.

Please send responses in writing, preferably in electronic format, to the following address: pricing.foex@fastmarkets.com. Please add the subject heading "PIX Sawn Softwood Timber FAS Finland annual methodology review”.

Please specify whether your response is confidential. Opinions offered in confidential responses may be referenced but will not be attributed in any way.

Fastmarkets will publish the outcome of this methodology review by February 26, 2021, on Fastmarkets FOEX website under Coverage Notes/Pricing Notices, including a summary of the feedback with the exception of those marked as confidential. Any proposals to make material changes, discontinue or launch prices will involve a separate market consultation, the length of which will depend on how substantial the change is.