Market Analysis

N. American lumber prices could rebound on tight supply despite recent fall

     Lumber prices are down more than 20% this year but are poised to gain upward traction [...]

European Pellets Conference 2022 emphasizes current trends in the pellet market

    The European Pellets Conference 2022 on April 6 in Wels, Upper Austria, as well as online [...]

Sinclar Group Forest Products reduces production at three sawmills due to supply bottlenecks

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. will temporarily reduce manufacturing output at its sawmill operations in Vanderhoof, Fort St. James and [...]

Race to replace Russia will increase the demand for Finnish softwood lumber

    The next few years will see a major change in the Finnish forest industry, as Russia [...]

European sawmill associations are demanding greater use of wood resources

The German Sawmill and Timber Industry Association, the Association of the Austrian Timber Industry and the Swiss Timber Industry call [...]

Germany, Sweden boost softwood lumber exports to the US

In February 2022, Sweden’s exports of softwood lumber to the U.S. jumped tenfold year-on-year to 107 [...]

Interfor sells specialty sawmill to San Group

Interfor Corporation announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Acorn specialty sawmill located near Vancouver, British Columbia [...]

List of Russian wood products banned by the EU

The European Union has agreed on a new sanctions package, including an embargo on Russian wood imports for invading Ukraine [...]

The race to replace Russia to increase the demand for Finnish softwood lumber

    The next few years will see a major change in the Finnish forest industry, as Russia [...]

Japan bans the import of Russian timber

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida recently announced that he will stop importing some Russian timber products from this week.  [...]