Summary and Discussion of Results
This chapter summarises how market aspects affect total biomass supply chain economics and how highly volatile prices influence pellet supply costs. The individual ranges of price variations in a 3- to 10-year period are outlined with raw material prices, freight rates, and exchange rates between origin currency and Euro as the predominant factors. These price aspects - compared with the final EU market price–are discussed from a holistic and close-to-market viewpoint.
KeywordsSummary of price ranges Risk drivers Exchange rates Risk comparison
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