Market Analysis

Russia plans measures to support the timber industry in the context of sanctions

    At present, Russia's forest products industry is facing a series of consequences caused by EU [...]

Potlatchdeltic buys rival CatchMark for more than US$600 million

    Potlatchdeltic Corp., a real-estate investment trust focused on owning timberland, has agreed to buy rival [...]

Austria: Global wood shortage led to rise in logging and prices

An average price of 100.48 euros for a cubic meter of spruce logs (an increase of 38 percent compared [...]

Plans to expand Homanit’s wood-based panels production are advancing in Lithuania

Germany’s fibreboard maker Homanit is advancing plans to ramp up the company’s production capacities in eastern Europe with [...]

Lumber market cools down as renovation boom is likely over

    Lumber prices have hit record highs, fueled by the war in Ukraine, but now the market [...]

N. America: Lumber buyers slow orders, wood is piling up at mills

North American lumber prices have come crashing down in a new sign of how rising interest rates are deflating markets [...]

German timber industry increases sales by 25% in Q1/2022

Sales in the German timber trade developed very well in the first quarter of 2022. On average, sales increased by [...]

Record wood prices in Poland

Representatives of the Polish wood industry accuse the State Forests of the fact that there is a plundering wood market [...]

Where are N. American lumber prices heading after recent 50% fall?

Since the beginning of the pandemic, North American lumber prices have been more volatile than at almost any other time [...]

Bergs predicts continued softwood lumber market volatility

    European wood products manufacturer Bergs Group predicts continued market volatility for softwood lumber products after posting [...]