Demand weakens in UK softwood market

    The solid UK softwood market is uncharacteristically quiet for this time of year, and buyers are [...]

Overview of current trends in the European timber industry

    At the members' meeting of the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) on 24 June in Amsterdam [...]

Germans could turn to wood as Russia withholds natural gas

     Germany could embrace wood for heat if Russia further cuts gas flows, Deutsche Bank says.  [...]
July 20, 2022 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Europe

Swedish Setra sees uncertainty for the wood markets to be more pronounced in 3Q/2022

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 564 million (EUR 53.47 million) for the [...]

Estonian wood industry hit hard by falling prices and lower demand

    Estonian lumber producers are facing a harsh reality, where the price of wood is falling and [...]

Rising energy prices- an opportunity for the timber industry?

    Sawn timber, glued laminated timber and solid construction timber prices are currently well below last year [...]

N. American lumber prices are sending a signal we should not ignore

Lumber is a highly illiquid futures market, making trading, investing, and hedging challenging. The lack of volume and open interest [...]

Sweden’s softwood lumber exports to US rise 37% in Jan.-May 2022

Swedish softwood lumber exports volume to the U.S. rose 37% in the first five months of 2022 year-on [...]

European timber trade industry expects a significant slowdown in business momentum in H2/2022

At the General Assembly of the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) in Amsterdam, the current market situation and prospects for [...]

German hardwood industry worries about the future

    Despite the good sales conditions for lumber, the German hardwood industry is looking to the future [...]