Market Prices

Wood raw materials in short supply in Germany

    If the scarcity of raw materials on the German wood market continues, pallet producers and other [...]

Analysis of current timber market prices fluctuations in China

    Many members of China’s timber associations have reported increases in timber prices are of concern [...]

North American lumber prices not expected to drop soon

   Industry experts hopeful prices could begin to decline in second half of 2021   Lumber prices in [...]

Lumber prices impact U.S. housing starts

February’s housing start numbers have been disappointing for the housing market. Housing starts fell last month by 10.3 [...]

Big German sawmills plan to increase production in 2021

    The largest sawmills in Germany increased their sawmill production volume again last year. Most companies want [...]

North American lumber prices growth flat following historical highs

Prices of benchmark softwood lumber items, like standard grade #2&Btr R/L stayed mostly flat last week — particularly [...]

Global demand for European sawn softwood sees sharp rise

Internationally, sawn softwood consumption is concentrated around 3 equivalent poles: Europe, Asia and North America. Demand is well oriented there [...]

China and Finland forced to find alternative sources for Russian roundwood

    Russia has been one of the largest roundwood traders globally for many years by exporting roughly [...]

European countries gaining market shares in US lumber imports

The United States consumed roughly 47 billion board feet of softwood lumber in 2019, 30.8% of which came from [...]