Market Analysis

Top 15 biggest lumber producing companies in the world

GWMI picked the top 15 companies across the globe based on their softwood lumber production figures for 2021. The list [...]

Germany: Wood prices defy the construction crisis

    Softwood lumber prices in Germany are holding up. Hardwood prices are rising. Energy wood is still [...]

China’s timber market report in October 2022: Import prices continue to fall

    According to the data of the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of [...]

Global demand for timber could grow fourfold by 2050

    The World Bank forecasts that global timber demand will quadruple by 2050, driven by economic and [...]

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 [...]