Market Prices

China’s timber import prices under increased pressure

    Since the beginning of the year, the Chinese timber market is impacted by a low availability [...]

N. American softwood lumber continue to increase after record highs

    The latest data on U.S. home sales and house prices, released last week, underscored why [...]

Coronavirus pandemic continues to affect wood prices in Europe

    Tighter supplies of wood in global markets have increased wood prices in the last period and [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices surpass historical levels

    In late February, North America construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices surpassed a threshold that industry [...]

Austrian wood industry faces record softwood log prices

The Austrian wood industry has been severely impacted by the climate and corona crisis in 2020 which created difficult market [...]

New Zealand’s log export prices on the rise on rising demand in China

    The CFR prices have increased for New Zealand radiata pine logs due to solid demand, reduced [...]

2021 trends in global lumber markets

The strong North American lumber demand at the end of 2020 has continued at the beginning of 2021, and is [...]

UK’s timber supply chain impacted by Brexit, but industry still resilient

Difficulties with logistics and trading with Northern Ireland under new Brexit protocols are having impacts on an already tight timber [...]

Finnish roundwood trade and prices stable in 2020

In 2020, the average price paid for pine logs purchased from Finland's forests in standing sales was EUR 55 [...]

Strong log demand in China but supply constrained

Softwood log inventory in China has increased as expected over the Chinese New Year period to 4.5 million m3 [...]