Sharp drop in Lithuanian roundwood prices

    In December 2019, pine logs in Lithuania were priced at € 57/ m3 (-3.4% compared to [...]

Challenging times for European sawmills

The fourth quarter was disappointing many European sawmills, but a more balanced market can be expected. The market for sawn [...]
February 27, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / Europe

China halves tariffs on US wood products

China announced Thursday that it will cut existing tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods in half as [...]

Södra’s harvesting operations impacted by mild weather

Mild weather during the autumn and winter period has impacted harvesting operations in some parts of Södra’s forestry [...]

BC forest sector’s problems not solved by reduced lumber duties

    News the U.S. government plans to reduce duties on Canadian softwood lumber is good for [...]

Latest roundwood price developments in Russia

     At an average of 2,488 RUB/m3 (36,09 EUR/m3) in December 2019, softwood [...]

Europe becoming China’s second softwood lumber supplier, surpassing Canada

   Europe is now the second softwood lumber supplier to China; with a 60% yoy increase in deliveries.  [...]

US DoC rules tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber could be greatly reduced

   Canadian softwood producers are getting a surprise break from the United States.   US Department of Commerce [...]

Finland: Roundwood price overview in December 2019

   In December 2019, the average price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 53.1 per cubic meter [...]

Global wood consumption hits lowest rate in the decade in 2019

   The growth in global wood consumption has increased by only 0.3% in 2019, the lowest rate in [...]