Keyword: Global

Global shortage of wood products may become worse

Although the temporary blockade of the Suez Canal last month interrupted global trade, the supply chain problems have become more [...]

Global wooden pallet prices hit record highs

    Pallet prices have hit record highs, according to a U.S. Labor Department index, and European [...]

Global lumber trade trends: US imports high, contrary to China, Japan and MENA

Softwood lumber imports to the US were up 4.5% y-o-y in 2020, contrary to most other regions [...]

Global roundwood market expected to grow in the next years as demand rises

The global roundwood market is estimated at a huge figure of approx. $312B, which equals to near 2 billion cubic [...]

2021 still full of challenges for the global container market

  The global shipping system is currently experiencing a unique and unexpected crisis. A series of unusual events triggered [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Outlook for the global wood pellet markets in 2021

After 2023 there is limited future growth forecast in the industrial wood pellet market. Europe and the UK will have [...]