Archives: September 2019

France: Price of logs at auctions drop sharply due to China-US trade war

The euphoria that characterized France's oak market in 2017-2018 is now about to end. This is one of [...]

Bark beetle crisis without precedent in Europe

    The forest emergency in Europe is at the beginning of a hard battle campaign against Bark [...]

US hardwoods face weak market in China

In September, the market trend of US hardwood still shows no obvious improvement in the Chinese market.     [...]

Stora Enso to establish a new Forest division

    Stora Enso announced establishment of a new Forest division to manage the recently acquired Swedish forest [...]

Germany: Declining sawlog prices due to large volumes of damaged wood

Large volumes of storm and insect damaged trees in Germany have resulted in an oversupply of logs and declining sawlog [...]

Current export prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood

    Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood as of 16-31 August, 2019.   [...]

Softwood lumber exports from Europe to the US have doubled this year

    European softwood lumber exports to the USA almost doubled in the first seven months of the [...]

Tolko announces it will reduce stud lumber capacity by 20%

Tolko announced that it is implementing a flexible operating footprint at its Soda Creek and Armstrong stud lumber mills. This [...]

Finnish pine finds weak Chinese market

The recent performance of the Finnish pine market is unremarkable and the market is weak.    Some [...]

Lumber prices in the US on the rise this autumn

Compared to historical trends, this week’s WSPF KD 2×4 #2&Btr price is up +$11 relative to [...]