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Forecast: 2020 trends in global lumber demand

    Many in the industry will not remember 2019 positively. Simply put, most global markets were awash [...]

Significant rise in German softwood lumber exports to China and U.S.

    A significant surge in softwood lumber exports from Germany to China has been reported during the [...]

Rise in New Zealand prices for exported logs

The CFR sale price for A grade logs in China remained in the mid US$120s range per m3. At [...]

Södra adjusts the prices for pulpwood due to oversupply

    The supply of pulp in Sweden and in the rest of Europe is high, which has [...]

Austrian parquet manufacturers accused of importing illegal timber from Ukraine

    Recently, WWF Austria accused four Austrian parquet manufacturers of importing illegally harvested timber from the Ukraine [...]

2020 global wood pellet market forecast

The biomass market faces unprecedented demand levels in 2020, with upcoming base-load power generation capacity due to add around [...]

Chinese log market seriously impacted by the European bark beetle crisis

    The price for an A grade log in the China log market has remained around USD [...]

Rising pellet prices in Germany

The price of wood pellets in Germany increased by 1.3% as compared to the previous month. The current nationwide [...]

Biesse Group to refocus its strategy in China

The Biesse Board of Directors meeting - held on December 20th in the corporate offices in Pesaro - analyzed the Chinese demand [...]

2020 trends in the global lumber market

    In North America at least, 2019 will be remembered as the hangover from the 2018 first [...]