Market Prices

New Zealand’s export prices of logs drop as market in China complicated

The New Zealand forestry industry is currently experiencing a very difficult start to 2020. Prices for export logs dropped approximately [...]

Coronavirus: Chinese timber market faces severe demand shrinkage this year

   The Chinese timber market, which was forced to extend holidays due to the coronavirus outbreak, officially resumed work [...]

Record wood pellet production in Germany; prices still stable

     Of the record production of more than 2.82 million t of wood pellets (+ 16.8 [...]

Czech Republic: Bark beetle infestation to double this year and again next year

   Bark beetle will attack up to 60 million cubic meters of wood this year in the Czech Republic [...]

Germany: Price of pellets on a downward trend

     The price of wood pellets fell slightly in February. The average price for a 6 t [...]

Decrease in U.S. softwood lumber production

   U.S. sawmills produced 32.612 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 11 months [...]

Czech prices for softwood timber collapse

After the intermediate high in the first quarter of 2014, the prices of softwood fell sharply. The downward trend continued [...]

Finnish forest industry under threat by oversupply, falling prices and strikes

     Finland's forest industry has now become under threat by oversupply caused by the bark beetle [...]