Market Analysis

Seasonal price decrease for German wood pellets

As well as in May, in June the price of wood pellets in Germany fell from the previous month by [...]

Investments and business outlook of the Russian sawmilling industry

    The Russian sawmilling industry is characterized by fragmentation, a division between large export-oriented companies and [...]

Former closed sawmill in BC converts to wood pellets

    A sawmill in McBride, B.C., that shutdown 13 years ago is getting a new life [...]

Tropical timber imports to benefit from EU deforestation policies

Increasingly the twin concepts of “zero deforestation” and “embodied deforestation” lie at the heart of European policy making, both in [...]

Massive curtailments in BC push US softwood lumber prices up

Additional and significant curtailments announced in British Columbia jolted the framing lumber market out of a five-week losing streak [...]

Swedish softwood lumber exports to China collapse, but compensated with booming deliveries to Egypt

    Sweden increased softwood lumber exports to Egypt by 68.2% y-o-y in first quarter [...]

Myanmar allows plantation teak exports

The Myanmar government will again allow the exportation of raw teak and timber from state and privately-owned plantations, Ministry [...]

Current trends in the Russian wood product industry

    The Russian wood product industry is one of the world’s most dynamic ones thanks to [...]

Record logging in the Czech Republic due to the bark beetle epidemics

In 2018, logging in the Czech Republic increased to 25.7 million m3 . That is the highest value in the [...]

Vietnam to block Chinese relabeled wood products exported to the US

Vietnam has said it would crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabeled “Made in Vietnam” by exporters seeking to [...]