Market Analysis

Sharp rise in prices for exported logs from New Zealand

At wharf gate (AWG) prices for logs delivered to ports around New Zealand increased on average 12-13 NZD per [...]

New biomass subsidies schemes in Europe

The support of electricity generated from solid biomass is the most important stimulation for the development of the biomass power [...]

Switzerland: Prices for wood pellets in February 2019

In February 2019, the prices for wood pellets only increased slightly in Switzerland. The average price for pellets of quality [...]

New records for the prefabricated house industry in Germany

In Germany, the prefabricated house market is booming. The sales volume increased by 7.2% last year. This is not [...]

Interfor increases lumber exports to China due to China-US trade war

Interfor Corp. says the company has markedly increased lumber shipments from Canada to China as a result of tariffs imposed [...]

Lumber prices in the US keep on going up through February

The trading pace in US framing lumber eased from the previous week’s action, but early momentum carried prices higher [...]

Brazilian processed plantation timbers exports on steady increase

Export data for Brazilian wood products show that over the past five years there has been a steady increase in [...]

UN provides new update on EUTR evolution

The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) has published its latest briefing note on the implementation of the [...]
February 13, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Lumber exports from Russia kept on rising during 2018

In 2018, the Russian lumber exports went up in value and volume terms. During the mentioned period, the country exported [...]

Softwood lumber exports from Europe to the US up by 27% in 2018

    European softwood lumber exports to the USA continued to rise in 2018, although the pace of [...]