Archives: February 2018

Weak EU imports of tropical sawn wood, why?

European timber businesses suggest a range of factors that may explain the apparent dichotomy between good underlying demand for hardwoods [...]

IKEA purchases first forest asset in US

The IKEA Group has purchased its first forest asset in the US, according to a media release by the company [...]

Lumber prices in the US near the all-time high record

Framing lumber prices in the US picked up after a midweek drop, while many key prices continued for forge higher [...]

Furniture giant Forte started production at new particleboard line in Poland

One of the largest European furniture manufacturers Fabryki Mebli “Forte” S.A. started-up prodution at its new particleboard line [...]

Lumber prices in France for Q4/2017

      FRANCE LUMBER PRICES for the 4th quarter 2017        [...]
February 21, 2018 Market Prices / Forestry / ...Industry Prices / Sawmilling / Europe

IKEA opens first store in India at the middle of 2018

    IKEA has invested nearly Rs 1,000 crore during the last 2 years in the creation [...]

EU importers advocate that the EUTR has stopped tropical suppliers

Some EU importers maintain that the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) has also played a part in an international hardwood trade [...]
February 21, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

US hardwood markets trends in 2018

A recently published article explores US market developments that affect hardwood demand. Some industrial markets, such as pallets, packaging and [...]
February 20, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / North America

Austria: stable spruce prices, while sawmills are in short supply

Against the background of a persistently strong overall economy, the Austrian forestry and sawmill industry is struggling with the winter [...]

USDA announces referendum dates for softwood lumber research and promotion program

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced on the 15th of February that it will [...]
February 20, 2018 Market Analysis / Forestry / ...Sawmilling / North America