Archives: November 2022

Housing slowdown may mean more downtime for N. American lumber producers

    With signs that U.S. inflation has peaked, expectations are becoming more widespread for the Fed [...]

Swedish sawn timber export prices continue to fall

In September, for the 4th consecutive month, Swedish sawn timber export prices fell further compared to the previous month. Recall [...]

Russia’s lumber, plywood production falls sharply in Jan.-Oct. 2022

In the first ten months of 2022, Russia's lumber production totaled to 24.7 million m3, or 8.5 [...]

A look back at the general meeting of CEI-Bois

    The European Confederation of the Wood Industry ( CEI-Bois ) held its 2022 Winter General Assembly on [...]
November 30, 2022 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Germany: Producer price index for sawn softwood shows mixed developments

    According to the Federal Statistical Office, the German producer price indices for commercial products such as [...]

UK timber imports hit six-year low

Timber imports into the UK fell for a fourth consecutive month in August 2022, according to the latest Timber Development [...]

Finnish forest industry plans own Brussels office to defend its interests

The role of the European Union as a determinant for the operating environment of the forest industry is becoming even [...]
November 27, 2022 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Latvian sawmills reduce production; sawlog prices fall in October

    As a result of overproduction, Latvian timber prices have fallen slightly, perhaps temporarily. Average pulpwood prices [...]

France: Lumber prices for Q3/2022

    As the below table shows, Q3/2022 prices for various lumber products in France have shown [...]
November 22, 2022 Market Prices / Forestry / ...Industry Prices / Sawmilling / Europe

China: Considerable rise in European spruce log inventories

Softwood log inventories at China’s main ocean ports totaled 3.72 million m3 on October 29th, 2022, a slight [...]