Market Analysis

The European plywood industry under pressure

    It’s been a roller coaster 12 months for the European plywood industry according to stockholder [...]

Chinese lumber imports on a downward trend

China's demand for logs and lumber grew in 2018 as compared to 2017, but most of the gains were [...]
February 22, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China

Russia to virtually stop export of logs starting 2021

Export duties on three species (larch, spruce and fir) in Far East Russia has been raised by 15 points to [...]
February 22, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Russia

Sawlog prices on an upward trend in Lithuania

    As compared to December 2018, all prices for roundwood in Lithuania have increased in Lithuania in [...]

New Zealand logs prices near records

Forestry prices in New Zealand — one of the world’s largest timber exporters — are near record highs, thanks largely to [...]

Record production of wood pellets in Germany

The energy turnaround in the heating market is still not progressing in Germany, as the only moderate increase in renewable [...]
February 20, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Wood Energy / Europe

Fivefold increase for the European softwood logs exports to China

The total European softwood logs deliveries to China have went significantly up during January-November 2018, due to a boost [...]
February 19, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

Softwood log stocks on the rise all around China

    Total softwood log stocks across China have increased slightly and are now approximately 3.1-3 [...]
February 19, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China

Finnish lumber production increased during 2018

      Production volumes of the Finnish sawmills in the fourth quarter of 2018 fell slightly [...]
February 19, 2019 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Russian forestry sector production announces growth for 2018

    The Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) published the first final data on the volumes of timber [...]