Archives: July 2018

Lower prices keep the US lumber market under pressure

Framing lumber market in the US was mostly affected by the downside price pressure during last week.    [...]

Stora Enso upgrades Maxau mill in Germany

Stora Enso has decided to install a new steam turbine with a closed-loop cooling system and additional biomass storage [...]

Prices for wood pellets in Germany go down in July

Wood pellets price in Germany slightly fell during July 2018. Thus, the average price for ENplus A1 pellets reached EUR [...]

Softwood lumber exports from Sweden up 26% in January-May 2018

Sawmills in Sweden have exported 6,9 million m3 of sawn and planed lumber during the first five months of [...]

Chinese plywood prices on a downward trend

Plywood prices in the Chinese domestic market have been falling recently. When questioned dealers said that prices have been heavily [...]

Rising trend in EU wood furniture imports

After flat lining in 2016, the value of EU imports of wood furniture from non-EU countries increased 7% to [...]

Government of Sarawak stops timber licensing

The Sarawak government will stop issuing new timber licences, due to the fact that vast tracts of forests had already [...]

Hardwood sawmills in Germany expect rising prices

This year, the representatives of the German hardwood sawmills and forestry companies met before the summer break in Kassel, Germany [...]

Sawmills in the US increased softwood lumber production during January-April 2018

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in the first four months of 2018 was 11.579 billion board ft [...]

Many more Chinese wood products to be subject of US tariffs

    Many wood products and furniture items from China are on the latest list by the Trump [...]