China imports huge amounts of softwood logs from Europe

    China imported a total of 12% less softwood logs up to the beginning of August, but [...]

Prices of imported lumber in September 2020 at various Chinese timber markets

The tables above contain the latest price data of different imported lumber assortments at several Chinese markets.    [...]

Positive trends in the global softwood lumber markets

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its bad consequences on trade, there are more positive signals to notice in the [...]

Sawlog prices fall in most regions of the world in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]

Russia: ULK Group’s new mega sawmill equipped with Nordic technology

    Russia’s ULK Group is investing about Euro 400 million in one of the country’s [...]

Chinese imports of logs plummet in the first half of the year

    China’s log imports fell sharply in the first half of 2020 to 24.51 million [...]

Global forestry machine market to witness declining sales due to Covid-19

    The global forestry machinery market will witness declining sales in the near term amid the COVID [...]

Russia: Exports of wood pellets hit record high in H1/2020

    Russian wood pellet exports reached a record high in the first half of this year, bolstered [...]
September 4, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Russia

Chinese timber supply chain disrupted by massive imports of European infested softwood

In the first half of 2020, the total import and export volume of my China's timber and wood products [...]

Downward trend in Russian sawn timber prices continues

The Russian sawn timber market has remained challenging for both traders and distributors in June, with wholesale prices still at [...]