Market Analysis

Recent trends in Poland’s sawmill industry

Poland is one of the European countries with a high forest potential. In terms of forest area it is sixth [...]

Slower global softwood lumber exports to China

The export of softwood lumber to China from leading exporting countries worldwide amounted to approximately 2.31 million m³ in [...]

Lower softwood lumber prices in Austria

    Softwood lumber prices in Austria have overall dropped slightly in July. Compared with June, only the [...]

New Japanese power plants to boost wood pellets imports after 2020

Demand of wood pellet in Japan is sharply increasing. Import of wood pellets is about six times higher than in [...]

Europe’s NGOs and the FSC try hard to increase use of lesser-known timber species

Efforts to increase uptake of lesser-known species have come not just from the industry, but also from NGOs and [...]
September 7, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Outlook of the European sawmill industry in 2018

    During the third EOS Board Meeting of 2017 held in October 2017, the Board Members expressed [...]
September 7, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

German wood industry keeps on growing for the fifth year in a row

The German wood industry is growing for the fifth year in a row. According to Johannes Schwörer, President of [...]

US tariffs on Chinese wood products could be applied starting this week

The deadline for public consultation on President Donald Trump’s plan for tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports [...]

Landed costs of North American logs exported to China higher by 30%

Traders in China are complaining that the landed cost of imported North American logs has jumped by around 30% as [...]

US lumber prices continue to rise at the end of August

Amid a mix of expectations coming into the week, only those at the low end of the spectrum were met [...]