Keyword: Global

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 [...]

Global pulp industry goes through prices decline

In the 2Q/18, global fiber prices indices dropped for the first time in five quarters, mainly because of the [...]