Market Analysis

Rosewood harvesting, transport and export in Ghana have been banned

Ghana's government has placed a total ban on the harvesting, processing and export of rosewood with immediate effect.  [...]
April 10, 2019 Market Analysis / Market Prices / ...Forestry / Africa

Furniture manufacturers in Europe lose export share market

European furniture manufacturers are also strongly motivated to maintain and increase share in their home markets as they are now [...]

Swedish sawmills exported -5% less softwood lumber in 2018

    The Swedish sawmills have decreased their sawn and planed softwood lumber exports by -5%, to 12 [...]

Building materials market in Europe forecast to grow significantly in the next 5 years

Europe building materials market is fragmented in nature due to the presence of numerous domestic manufacturing companies catering wide product [...]

Russian wood pellet market growing sharply in 2018

          In 2018, exports of wood pellets from Russia reached 1 [...]

Finnish sawlog prices on the rise in February

Sawlog prices in Finland increased for almost all assortments during in February as compared to the same month last year [...]

Rising interest for Swedish Wood in India

The Indian wood industry is showing strong interest in Swedish Wood.    The 6th edition of the [...]

US: Panels and lumber prices continue to fall at the end of March

The Random Lengths Framing Lumber Composite Price slipped $1.          Week [...]

Record pellet production in Finland

    More wood pellets were produced and imported in 2018 than ever before. In addition, the exports [...]

Softwood logs prices rise sharply in Latvia

In the 2nd half of 2018, compared to the 1st half of 2018, the average purchase prices of softwood logs [...]