Market Analysis

Netherlands: Availability of wood products to be greatly disrupted

    The Royal Association of Dutch Timber Companies (VVNH) has concluded that the ever-increasing package of [...]

Extreme supply chain chaos hits lumber industry in N. America

The strangest North American lumber market in memory keeps getting stranger.    Canfor Corp., one of North [...]

Next bark beetle outbreak on the way

After the long-standing bark beetle calamity in western Canada came to an end a few years ago and we [...]

Subdued New Zealand log supply to China maintains price increases

    The prices for New Zealand export logs increased an average of $6 in March. Reduced log [...]

High costs hit Vietnamese wood product manufacturers

    Rising input costs are eroding the profits of Vietnamese wood product manufacturers putting them at risk [...]

Russian customs stops timber export attempt to US, Germany

Customs officers in the Russian Nakhodka prevented two cases of now illegal export of Russian timber under previously signed contracts [...]

Log prices in Germany continue to rise

Forestry companies in Germany are reporting drastically increased wood prices since the end of 2021.    The [...]

Global log supply to China constrained; prices rising steadily

The price for logs in China has risen steadily through Quarter 1 with the price for A-grade logs now [...]

German wood industry expects delivery bottlenecks

The situation is already very difficult for wood imports from the countries currently involved in the ongoing war Russia, Belarus [...]