South America

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 [...]

Impact of COVID-19 on the EU tropical wood market

    The impact of COVID-19 on imports of tropical wood and wood furniture on individual EU27 [...]

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 [...]

Covid-19 downturn in EU tropical wood imports, less severe than forecast

The downturn in EU imports of wood and wood furniture products during the initial period of the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

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 [...]

Global construction activity expected to further slow due to Covid-19

Global construction activity contracted across all region in Q2 due to the lockdowns to control the spread of the COVID [...]

China is now the leading market for Brazilian particleboard

In the first semester of 2020 (6M-2020) China became the main export market for the Brazilian particleboard / MDP (PB [...]

Weak COVID-19 signs in EU tropical timber import data

EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) tropical timber product imports continued to defy expectations of COVID-19 driven collapse in [...]

Latest prices for Brazilian exported tropical logs, sawnwood and plywood

In May 2020, the value of Brazilian exports of woodbased products (except pulp and paper) dropped 13.5% compared to [...]