Market Analysis

US softwood lumber prices pick up slightly after weeks of drop

Trading in framing lumber picked up, and firming prices sent signals that a bottom had been found. Not all traders [...]

Canfor reduces sawmill operations in BC, while cutting production by 10%

Canfor Corporation will be curtailing sawmill operations in British Columbia (BC) during Q4 2018 due to log supply constraints, log [...]

Austrian softwood lumber prices fall below 2017’s levels

In October, prices for softwood lumber in Austria moved slightly below the previous year. A more pronounced downward trend was [...]

Global pulp industry goes through prices decline

In the 2Q/18, global fiber prices indices dropped for the first time in five quarters, mainly because of the [...]

Softwood lumber exports from Europe to China drop by 25%

    The European softwood lumber exports to China have decreased significantly during January-August 2018, as compared [...]

Brazilian wood-based products’ exports value has increased in September

In September 2018 Brazilian exports of wood-based products (except pulp and paper) increased 8.4% in value compared to [...]

Roundwood prices in Sweden get to their lowest level in the last 20 years

The delivery prices on sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden rose by 5.5 percent and 3.4 percent respectively [...]

Bark beetle infestation halves roundwood prices in the Czech Republic

Forests in the Czech Republic are suffering. Frequent periods of prolonged draught have weakened trees, leaving them prone to harmful [...]

Vietnamese wood pellets export prices on decline

Wood pellet prices in Vietnam, one of main wood pellet supplying countries in South-East Asia, soared since September last [...]

The 7th Club du Bois meeting at the European Parliament focused on woodworking industry

The European Panel Federation (EPF), the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) and the European Confederation of Woodworking Industries [...]