Market Prices

Covid-19 and damaged wood, two major challenges of the German sawmill industry

In the German economy, Corona has led to a severe slump. The gross domestic product (GDP) in the 2nd quarter [...]

Prices of roundwood under pressure in Estonia

Stilll under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle infestation in Central [...]

Sawmills in Sweden defy coronavirus crisis

Current situation of the Swedish forest industry     Swedish demand for sawn wood products has decreased by [...]

Market slowdown in Finland caused reduced timber prices

   Slowdown in the timber market reduced timber prices in Finland   Ongoing quiet year will turn into [...]

Global hardwood, softwood prices fell in Q2/2020

Wood raw-material costs fell for most pulp manufacturers throughout the world in the 2Q/20, reducing fiber price indices [...]

Lumber prices high across BC as mills struggle to meet demand

Increased demand and a lack of supply have sent lumber prices soaring across British Columbia, while lumber mills work at [...]

North American softwood lumber prices flat or decreasing in October

For U.S. home building activity and thus softwood lumber demand, “Labour Day is the beginning of the end and [...]

North American lumber, panel prices expected to remain high for several years

    Forest product market analysts expect prices for lumber and building panels in North America will remain [...]

Finland’s sawnwood to face falling exports and prices this year due to corona crisis

    Demand for sawnwood has recovered since the beginning of the year, but this year Finnish exports [...]