Archives: September 2020

Covid-19 recovery brings rising sawlog prices in Russia

    Sawlog prices in Russia have increased slightly in June 2020, indicating a recovery from the coronavirus [...]

COVID-19 impact on wood consumption in US

The forest products industry in the US has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 1Q2020. The [...]

Oak prices in France fall sharply at autumn auctions

  The first autumn auctions in France have just been launched by France's Natonal Forest Office (ONF) in [...]

American red oak progresses in the European market

American hardwoods faced a very challenging market conditions that have emerged in the last 18 months.     [...]

EUTR and FLEGT cause market shifts in the tropical wood market

    The European timber trade regulation EUTR and the FLEGT agreement concluded with Indonesia are causing market [...]

COVID-19 disrupts growth in the European hardwood industry

    At the start of the year, before the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were felt [...]

Slowdown in US housing market probable, if lumber prices don’t fall

Homebuilder sentiment is at an all-time high, as city-dwellers seek out suburban homes during the coronavirus pandemic. But [...]

S. Korea to put 10% duties against Vietnamese plywood

In a final decision that followed a nine-month probe, South Korea's regulatory authority came up with anti-dumping [...]

Belarus plans to open ten wood pellet plants in the next two years

    At least ten new wood pellet enterprises will be opened in Belarus within the next 1 [...]

Sweden: Record volumes of damaged wood caused by the bark beetles

The spruce bark beetle has already done as much damage to Sweden’s forests so far this year as in [...]
September 28, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe