Forestry

Softwood prices reach unprecedented highs in France

  Sawmill owners and loggers in France have never seen this! The prices of fir logs and especially those [...]

Spruce log prices in Germany continue to rise

In March 2022, the German producer price indices for spruce continued their almost uninterrupted upward trend since March 2021.  [...]

PotlatchDeltic to invest US$ 131 million in lumber mill expansion

PotlatchDeltic Corp. announced Monday that it is investing $131 million to expand and modernize its Waldo sawmill located in Columbia [...]

Negative sentiment remains among Russian timber market participants

On the Russian timber market, predominantly negative sentiment remains among market participants, which is reflected in weak business activity and [...]

China’s demand for logs depends on lockdown easing; but hopes are high from August

China softwood log inventory has risen steadily to 5.6m. Considering significant parts of China have been in lockdown, log [...]

North American lumber slumps to seven-month lows as housing market bears brunt

North American lumber futures are toppling to levels not seen since November amid fears of a softening housing market and [...]

One of the largest Baltic wood product groups suspends business in Belarus

    After stopping the construction of a new plant in Vitebsk, one of the largest wood and [...]

India: Current trends in the log import market

    About nine bulk shipments of logs are expected in Kandla port in June; five from Uruguay [...]

EU tropical wood import value at highest level for a decade

    In the first three months of this year, the value of EU imports of tropical wood [...]

Production at Binderholz solid wood panel plant to start at the end of the year

    At the beginning of August 2021, construction of the Binderholz solid wood panel plant II began [...]