Market Analysis

Changing trends in China’s softwood lumber import market

    According to the statistics released by China Customs, China’s import volume of softwood lumber decreased [...]

Global sawlog prices rising on an upward trend

Global sawlog prices are on an upward trend as lumber consumption has surged in many parts of the world.  [...]

Forecast: Finland’s exports and prices of sawn timber expected to rise this year

The Finnish forest industry will be bouncing out of the coronavirus crisis this year and next, as the economies of [...]

Record rise in N. American lumber prices will not ease in the near future

    US prices for all categories of lumber break records as futures prices surge with no relief [...]

EPAL pallet production rises despite Covid-19 pandemic

    The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) has again recorded an increase in the production of [...]

N. American lumber prices could very easily jump to new record highs this year

     Lumber prices in North America could head to $1300 per thousand board feet.   The [...]

Finland: Timber production and prices expected to rise this year

The use of wood will increase, and the volumes of timber harvesting and trade in Finland will clearly increase in [...]

Logging in Germany reaches a new record in 2020 due to bark beetle infestation

In 2020, 80.4 million cubic meters of wood were felled in German forests. This means that logging reached a [...]

New Zealand forestry export prices reach three year highs

2021 has certainly started on a positive note for the NZ forestry industry with prices firming in the export sector [...]