Forestry

Lumber prices in the US go down in December

Demand for framing lumber was light in the first week of December. Buyers held back amid seasonal slowness, weather, and [...]

Russian lumber exports on the rise; log exports volumes descend

In January-October 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics published [...]

Finnish lumber production soared during Q3/2018

Sawmill lumber production volumes in Finland rose to 2.7 million cubic meters in July-September, up by 3.8 [...]

Swedish sawmills seek new market segment in China

    China does not have a well-developed quality system with third-party controls like the Nordic [...]
December 12, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

EU imports of tropical sawnwood grow by 9% during Jan.-Sept. 2018

Despite a slow start to the year, EU imports of tropical sawnwood were 539,000 MT in the first nine [...]
December 12, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Softwood lumber prices in Austria go down during November

    In November, most softwood lumber assortments in Austria are on a declining price trend. The only [...]

Belarus exports of lumber keep on growing in the 3Q/2018

In the third quarter of this year, Belarusian exporters sold 859,000 m³ of lumber worth US $ 93.7 million [...]
December 12, 2018 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

Central/West Africa: Dropping pressure on FOB tropical logs prices

Central/ West African producers report a slight easing of sawnwood and log FOB prices (Euro basis) being offered by buyers [...]

European imports of tropical logs recover this year

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered ground in the first nine months [...]

US softwood lumber prices rise at the end of November

A mostly measured sales pace was reported across the most of US framing lumber species at the end of November [...]