Market Analysis

Vietnam significantly increases pellet exports to Japan

  Vietnam has increased 253.6% y-o-y pellet exports to Japan in first quarter of 2019 to [...]

Germany’s sawnwood demand at very high levels

Germany is Europe’s largest economy with GDP likely to have exceeded US$4 trillion for the first time in [...]

Wood pellets global trade raises by 21%, with US, Canada, Vietnam as major suppliers

Global trade of wood pellets jumped more than 21% year-over-year in 2018 when a new record of 22 [...]

Interfor temporarily reduces lumber production at three of its sawmills in BC

Interfor Corp., one of Canada's leading lumber producers and among the largest lumber companies in the world, will curtail [...]

Lumber prices in the US start to recover

Market-related curtailments in British Columbia served as signs that framing lumber markets were oversold and downside risk was waning [...]

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 [...]