Keyword: prices

Austria: Softwood log price overview in December 2022

The global economic downturn has now also reached Austria. Exports and the added value of the domestic industry shrank. Due [...]

Swedish sawmills are unexpectedly strong due to high US demand

One of the explanations for the unexpected strength in a currently declining wood products economy is how much wood products [...]

Global container freight rates falling sharply

For more than two years the only way for container shipping prices was up. That trend is now reversing as [...]

High wood prices multiplied the profit of the Czech forest state company

The Czech state company Lesy České republiky (LČR) in the first three quarters of the year multiplied its gross [...]

Lumber futures rise on more Canadian sawmill curtailments

US lumber futures rose by the most allowed by exchange rules following Canfor's announcement that it would further curtail [...]

US lumber prices haven’t been this low since lockdown

   Lumber prices hit their lowest level since June 2020 on Monday as the housing market continues to slow [...]

Germany: Wood prices defy the construction crisis

    Softwood lumber prices in Germany are holding up. Hardwood prices are rising. Energy wood is still [...]

Mixed developments in China-EU wood products trade

According to China Customs in the first nine months of 2022 China’s log imports fell 32% to 33 million [...]

Austria: Sawlog prices stable in November 2022

    The Austrian sawmill industry is sufficiently stocked with softwood logs corresponding to the current demand, but [...]

Sweden: Sawlog prices continue to rise in Q3/2022

During the third quarter of 2022, delivery timber prices for both sawlogs and pulpwood in Sweden increased in comparison with [...]