Forestry

Vietnam’s wood industry to play a decisive role in the US-China trade war

Starting from mid-September 2018, the US decided to impose 10 percent tariffs with the total cost of $189 billion [...]

Sweden’s sawmill industry facing raw materials short supply

During the last year, raw material supply in Sweden has been restricted somewhat by different factors. After a rainy autumn [...]

Rising prices for Sarawak logs

Logs prices in Sarawak significantly increased due to higher demand from neighbouring Sabah, which banned timber exports since May this [...]

China: October prices for logs and sawnwood imports

      The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber [...]
October 30, 2018 Market Prices / Forestry / ...Industry Prices / Sawmilling / China

Ghana: Latest prices for wood products

    Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 1-15 October 2018.  [...]

Almost 50 million m3 of beetle wood in Central Europe

    According to estimates by different forestry organizations, in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, around 44 [...]

All forest concessions in Gabon to be FSC certified

    The President of Gabon has announced that by 2022 all forest concessions in Gabon will have [...]

Important lumber-related developments impact lumber prices in the US

A number of important lumber-related developments have come out of North America over the last period.    [...]

Lumber prices in the US continue to drop

    US traders noted a change in the tone of the framing lumber market, and even a [...]

European construction sector becomes more interested in hardwood

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]