Market Analysis

Timber industry in Latvia hit by trade suspension with Russian and Belarus

    Sanctions of the European Union (EU) and other countries against Russia and Belarus will also affect [...]

U.S. softwood lumber imports from European suppliers fall sharply

U.S. softwood lumber imports from offshore suppliers fell sharply in the fourth quarter, extending a second-half fade after [...]

UK softwood imports expected to be affected by shortages

As Russian and Belarussian wood products have fallen under legal sanctions, and already leading UK importers are refusing any new [...]

Finland: Log price overview in February 2022

    Roundwood trade in Finland continued at a slow pace in February. The trade of industrial roundwood [...]

Russia increases softwood lumber exports to China

In February 2022, Russia’s exports of softwood lumber to China expanded 6.9% year-on-year to 810.4 [...]

Europe’s logs and lumber trade to change dramatically in coming years

    Trade of logs and lumber in Europe will change dramatically in the coming years as timber [...]

Croatia’s wood flooring producers hit hard by Russian sanctions

Croatian wood flooring manufacturers have become an unlikely victim in the sanctions most of the world has imposed on Russia [...]

ENplus suspends all certified pellet companies in Belarus and Russia

    In response to Russia's illegitimate invasion of Ukraine, ENplus, a world-leading certification scheme to [...]

Near-term outlook for Finland’s forest industry uncertain

The effects of the war launched by Russia are reflected in the market for forest industry products in many ways [...]

Sweden’s forest owners’ associations are increasing the purchase prices of wood

In recent weeks, all Swedish forest owners' organizations have increased the prices of the wood they buy for their members [...]