Market Analysis

US turns to Vietnamese plywood as trade war with China advances

While U.S. imports of hardwood plywood are flat, imports from Vietnam are growing rapidly amid declines in the China [...]

Austria: wood pellets prices go down in May

The May price of wood pellets in Austria has dropped as both compared to the previous month, as well as [...]

Rising final felling in Sweden to bark beetles attacks

The notified area of final felling in Sweden increased by 13% in April compared with the corresponding month in 2018 [...]

Forests in Italy start to recover six months after Vaia storm

With millions of cubic meters of timber still on the ground, and summer approaching, authorities and environmentalists in northern Italy [...]

Downward price trend for wood products in Germany

The economic downturn noted by the market research institutes is also reflected in Germany's producer prices for commercial wood [...]

US hardwood industry starts to realize the importance of diversification of hardwood export markets

    The fact that China has imposed tariffs on American hardwood products imports has sounded the alarm [...]

BC forestry giants see sharp drop at the stock market

A closer look at any stock chart could reveal how the BC forest companies have slide down to three-year [...]

Södra to lower purchase prices for spruce roundwood due to troubled market environment

    The high supply of spruce roundwood in Sweden and Central Europe as well as the obvious [...]

France: Softwood prices drop sharply due to the bark beetle crisis

    In the northern half of France, forest owners of spruce and fir are very concerned. During [...]

Dark clouds over the Indian plywood industry

The future hasn't panned out the way organised Indian plywood and particleboard makers envisaged after the implementation of the [...]