Keyword: Global

Global sawlog prices on a downward trend in Q1/2019

The global flow of softwood logs from countries with a surplus of wood raw material to regions with tight, or [...]

Wood pellets global trade raises by 21%, with US, Canada, Vietnam as major suppliers

Global trade of wood pellets jumped more than 21% year-over-year in 2018 when a new record of 22 [...]

Sluggish markets in US, China, UK and Japan generate low global lumber trade

In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total trade down 7% year [...]

Worldwide lumber trade starts to drop

    In 2018, global trade of lumber fell for the first time in five years, with total [...]

Global sawlog prices keep on rising in 2018

In early 2018, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached $80.73/m3, its highest level since 2014. Sawlog prices [...]

Global demand for fibreboard expected to grow in the next 10 years

The progress experienced in the setup of urban infrastructures has significantly promoted the demand for fibreboard. This trend is not [...]

Sluggish Chinese economy affects global lumber market

As a result of the Chinese economy going down and the trade disputes the country has with the U.S [...]

Forecasts for 2019’s wood pellets market

    From a North American producer’s perspective, 2018 was one of the best years in quite [...]

Outlook of the global lumber markets in 2019

After surviving a global slowdown in 2015, world lumber markets became favourable as a general trend of rising prices took [...]

Global construction boom is most likely to have reached its peak in 2018

After ten years of growth (2008-2018), the peak has been reached in the global construction growth cycle: 2018 will [...]