Market Analysis

Skyrocketing lumber prices threaten the U.S. housing market

    Skyrocketing lumber prices threaten to thwart the momentum of the U.S. housing market, which for [...]

Finland: Log prices rise steadily in March

    In March, the average stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 59.3 per [...]

Considerable rise in UK timber and panel imports

The recovery in UK import volume seen in the second half of 2020 continued in January 2021 with timber and [...]

Lumber prices in US could plunge by the end of the year

Lumber futures continue their wild ride, trading limit down after going limit up in the previous session. Futures fell the [...]

Sharp rise in softwood sawlog prices in Austria due to booming demand and low availability

Sharply rising prices with extremely lively global demand for building materials. All timber products are currently following this development. Above [...]

New Zealand log export prices face high shipping costs, despite booming China demand

    International log prices are at record levels due to strong demand from China as other supply [...]

France’s wood industry welcomes government’s plan to boost industry

France’s wood sector has welcomed the government’s move to update a strategic contract for the industry to bring [...]

European parquet markets see accelerated rise, but face low availability of raw materials

The European parquet markets had generally slowly started the year with stable to slightly increasing consumption in January and February [...]

North American softwood lumber prices reach incredible highs

    Shock and disbelief resonated throughout the North American forest products industry as solid wood construction framing [...]

Germany: Massive exports to the US put pressure on domestic wood prices

The German wood market is divided into two parts. While wood prices are only rising very slowly for German forest [...]