Market Analysis

Softwood lumber prices in Austria go down during November

    In November, most softwood lumber assortments in Austria are on a declining price trend. The only [...]

Belarus exports of lumber keep on growing in the 3Q/2018

In the third quarter of this year, Belarusian exporters sold 859,000 m³ of lumber worth US $ 93.7 million [...]
December 12, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Central/West Africa: Dropping pressure on FOB tropical logs prices

Central/ West African producers report a slight easing of sawnwood and log FOB prices (Euro basis) being offered by buyers [...]

European imports of tropical logs recover this year

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered ground in the first nine months [...]

China regains share in US plywood market

US imports of hardwood plywood fell by 9% in September with an across-the-board decline in both volume and [...]

US softwood lumber prices rise at the end of November

A mostly measured sales pace was reported across the most of US framing lumber species at the end of November [...]

Wood pellets prices in Central Europe rising in November

Wood pellets prices of Austria, Germany and Switzerland (DACH region) were increasingly converging in November.    While [...]

UK to limit the use of CLT in construction

The UK government is banning combustible materials on new high-rise homes, revealing that it will limit the use of [...]

No more log fumigation at Chinese Taicang Port

It has been reported that Taicang Port is considering a ban on fumigating North American logs because of the risk [...]

EU tropical timber imports recover in Q3/2018

EU imports of tropical wood products dipped sharply in 2017 and started this year very slowly but recovered some lost [...]