Market Prices

Russian log export ban set to heavily impact Chinese timber mills

    Russia has made more than one proposal to ban the export of logs, but for various [...]

Current trends in Russia’s wood pellet market

     About 3 million tons of wood pellets were produced in Russia in 2020. The output growth [...]

German wood industry companies under pressure due to rising lumber prices

       The ongoing price spiral on the German lumber market is putting more and more [...]

Unstable export log markets to China, price corrections expected

  In a period when price corrections are expected, export log markets to China appear with a degree of [...]

Current trends in global sawn softwood market

On February 18, the Wood from Finland Conference 2021 took place organized by Sahateollisuus, the Finnish Member of the European [...]

High demand for softwood lumber in N. America, prices rising accordingly

The dual Canada/U.S. long weekend in mid-February did nothing to slow demand for lumber, with prices rising [...]

Bark beetle damage reaches record 40 million m3 in the Czech Republic

The damage caused by the low purchase price of bark beetle wood in the Czech Republic and the premature harvesting [...]

US lumber prices expected to rise another 35% this year

Lumber prices topped $1,000 last week, a record high and a promising sign of a rebound in demand for [...]

Global container freight rates at record levels

  Global container freight rates continued to sky-rocket into the new year as major freight companies applied surcharges [...]

US lumber prices hit record despite slowdown in sales

  Western SPF (spruce, pine, fir) lumber prices rose to a four-digit close for the first time on [...]