Market Analysis

Chinese plywood presence on the US market crashes due to countervailing duties

      US hardwood plywood imports from China have plunged this year after massive anti-dumping [...]

US lumber prices hit lowest level in two years

Disappointment permeated US framing lumber markets, as trading lacked follow-through from the previous week’s pickup in sales. One [...]

Trends in the French sawmill industry

    The year 2017 in France is characterized by a return of confidence and growth. France has [...]
November 2, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Europe

Russia: ULK Group to build large wood processing complex

Within five years, ULK Group of Companies will build from scratch the largest in Russia complex for deep processing of [...]

Bark beetle infestation hits the German sawmill industry

After the high amount of damaged timber from various windthrows and the subsequent problem of beetle wood, the sawmills focus [...]

Homebuilding rebounds in the US

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 3.5% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 629 [...]

Vietnam’s wood industry to play a decisive role in the US-China trade war

Starting from mid-September 2018, the US decided to impose 10 percent tariffs with the total cost of $189 billion [...]

Trends in the European furniture sector

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

Sweden’s sawmill industry facing raw materials short supply

During the last year, raw material supply in Sweden has been restricted somewhat by different factors. After a rainy autumn [...]

Rising prices for Sarawak logs

Logs prices in Sarawak significantly increased due to higher demand from neighbouring Sabah, which banned timber exports since May this [...]