Market Analysis

Global demand for fibreboard expected to grow in the next 10 years

The progress experienced in the setup of urban infrastructures has significantly promoted the demand for fibreboard. This trend is not [...]

Russian softwood lumber exports to China have doubled in the past four years

    Russia’s softwood lumber production and exports have risen dramatically in recent years. Russian softwood lumber [...]

Canfor reports 14% drop in lumber shipments in Q4 /2018

    Canfor Corporation generated strong financial results in 2018 with reported operating income of $608.6 million [...]

Vietnam plans to push up wood products exports’ value to US$11 billion in 2019

    Vietnam aims to push wood export value beyond US$11 billion this year and to develop [...]

US lumber prices started to slow down through the end of February

    Softwood lumber trading geared down from a faster pace earlier in the month, with traders citing [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland grew by 6% during 2018

For the Finnish wood industry, the year 2018 was characterized by a clear rise in the real stumpage prices of [...]

Chinese forestry industry wants to boost its output by 50% until 2025

China's top forestry authority has made plans to boost the forestry industry and set development goals. The industry pledges [...]

US housing starts reported as weak; possible economic recession ahead

    A number of market analysts have pointed to signs of weakness in the U.S. housing [...]

Wood pellets price in Austria reach EUR 250/tonne in February

Enplus A1 wood pellets' price in Austria got up to an average of € 250 per tonne, or 5.11 Cent [...]

Malvaux’s acquisition of Rougier won’t affect the European plywood market

    The acquisition of the €30 million turnover timber and plywood business Rougier Sylvaco Panneaux by plywood [...]