Market Analysis

Pellet prices considerably higher in W. Europe on a year ago

The price of wood pellets is considerably higher in some Western European as compared to a year ago.   [...]

Homag reports record order intake in Q1/2022

    In the first quarter of 2022, the Homag Group was able to further improve order intake [...]

Russian invasion, Covid and inflation overshadow the outlook of the Finnish sawmill industry

    The uncertainty caused by the Ukraine war is also reflected in the demand for Finnish lumber [...]

Significantly reduced log supply to China

The total log demand in China has reduced since last year’s real estate and construction crisis in China due [...]

Russian timber companies ask for state support due to sanctions

Russian business associations "Opora Rossii" and "Business Russia" sent a set of proposals to Deputy Prime Minister Victoria Abramchenko on [...]

North American lumber demand expected to remain high even if a recession occurs

    With Russia’s war in Ukraine, runaway inflation and rising interest rates, analysts and economists speaking [...]

Lumber markets are expected to tighten both short and long term

    The war in Ukraine will tighten lumber markets both short and long term, particularly in Europe [...]

Swedish roundwood prices on the rise in Q1/2022

    The roundwood prices on delivery timber in Sweden increased for both sawlog and pulpwood during the [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices stabilize

    It was this week last year that construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices began their climb [...]

Intense negotiations underway on EU “deforestation free” law

Intense negotiations continue within the European Council and European Parliament towards agreement of a final text of the law "on [...]