Forestry

Forecast: 2020 trends in global lumber demand

    Many in the industry will not remember 2019 positively. Simply put, most global markets were awash [...]

Significant rise in German softwood lumber exports to China and U.S.

    A significant surge in softwood lumber exports from Germany to China has been reported during the [...]

Rise in New Zealand prices for exported logs

The CFR sale price for A grade logs in China remained in the mid US$120s range per m3. At [...]

Södra adjusts the prices for pulpwood due to oversupply

    The supply of pulp in Sweden and in the rest of Europe is high, which has [...]

Austrian parquet manufacturers accused of importing illegal timber from Ukraine

    Recently, WWF Austria accused four Austrian parquet manufacturers of importing illegally harvested timber from the Ukraine [...]

Chinese log market seriously impacted by the European bark beetle crisis

    The price for an A grade log in the China log market has remained around USD [...]

2020 trends in the global lumber market

    In North America at least, 2019 will be remembered as the hangover from the 2018 first [...]

Drop in U.S. softwood lumber production for Jan.-Oct. 2019

U.S. sawmills produced 29.909 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first 10 months of 2019 [...]

Europe is now the second largest supplier of softwood logs to China

- China is increasing importation of logs from New Zealand and Europe, while diminishing imports from North America and Russia  [...]

Huge timber reserves in Russia’s Far East unexploited sufficiently

Almost half of the lands of the forest fund of the Russian Federation (556.2 million ha, 49%) and a [...]