Forestry

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 [...]

The European Union and Vietnam have finally signed the VPA

    On 19 October 2018, a voluntary partnership agreement (VPA) between the European Union and the Socialist [...]

Russian softwood lumber exports increase sharply in value

Russian softwood lumber exports increased sharply in the first eight months of the year, both in value and in volume [...]