Market Prices

Germany: Pellet prices fall sharply in May

The price of wood pellets in Germany fell again in May and is now € 230.22 / t for a 6 [...]

European lumber producers become more globally competitive due to falling sawlog prices

Sawlog prices throughout Europe decline in 2019, early 2020 mainly from oversupply, enabling European lumber producers to become more globally [...]

Sawn softwood prices in Chinese on the rise

    The interruption of the supply chain from China to Europe and Russia led to a lack [...]

Austria: High volumes of damaged wood cause timber market and price pressure

Long-lasting drought, extreme weather events, increasing social demands and difficult market conditions make it difficult for forestry companies in [...]

Prices of oak in France under pressure

After 4 weeks of interruption, sales resumed in April in France's public forests. Because of the lockdown measures, they [...]

Sharp drop in China’s tropical log imports

Tropical log imports in the first two months of 2020 amounted 1.30 million cubic metres, down 26% year on [...]

Sweden: Roundwood prices see sharp drop in Q1/2020

Pine logs cost now an average of 478 SEK/m3 (EUR 44.91/m3), while spruce logs cost SEK 501 [...]

Germany becomes the second supplier of logs to China

China’s log imports in the first two months of 2020 totalled 7.73 million cubic metres valued at US [...]

Estonia: Roundwood prices way lower compared to last year

     In February 2020, roundwood prices in Estonia have dropped sharply as compared to a year ago [...]

Impact of pandemic on Ghana’s tropical timber sector

    The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the measures adopted to try and slow its [...]