Archives: 2020

China: Upward trend in purchase prices of European spruce logs

Softwood log inventory in China has reduced by approximately 17% over the last month to 3.6m m3.   [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland rise in September

The average price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 55.2 per cubic metre, and the price for spruce [...]

Stora Enso ready to deliver CLT to the US market

Stora Enso has received approval for producing and delivering cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels to the United States in accordance [...]

US lumber prices on the rise again against normal seasonal slowdown

US lumber futures have rallied in November, fueled by strong home construction and remodeling activity amid the pandemic.   [...]

Bark beetle damaged volume in Europe expected to be at the same levels as in 2019

Damaged volume due to the beetle infestation exceeded 50 million m3 in 2018. The epidemic worsened in 2019, with damaged [...]

Largest hardwood producer in US files for bankruptcy

Northwest Hardwoods Inc., the largest hardwood lumber producer in US, retreated into Chapter 11 in Delaware last week, saying fallout [...]

Rising trend in Russian roundwood prices reversed

    After a sharp recovery in the summer months from the Covid-19 negative impact, roundwood prices [...]

German sawmill industry under rising pressure as Covid-19 infections skyrockets

The Corona crisis goes into the second round in winter and increases the pressure in the individual processing areas within [...]

Finnish pine lumber prices more expensive in China market

    The price of Finnish pine lumber rose slightly in the Chinese market.  According to some Chinese [...]

Russian prices for wood pellets down 40% since the beginning of the year

The downward trend if wood pellets prices in Russia continued in October 2020. Export prices have dropped within the range [...]