Sawmilling

Vietnamese wood products exports stunning in the first half

According to Vietnam Customs, at the end of June, wood and wood product (W&WP) export revenues amounted to [...]

Austria: Brisk demand for spruce logs not followed by rise in prices

The Austrian economy is slowly recovering from the coronavirus-related lockdown, despite continuing risks due to increasing numbers of infections [...]

Perfect storm has led to lumber, panel prices skyrocketing in North America

    John Gunkelman is the owner of Fargo’s Dakota Construction and is the immediate past president [...]

Chinese imports of logs plummet in the first half of the year

    China’s log imports fell sharply in the first half of 2020 to 24.51 million [...]

Canfor expands to Europe; completes new acquisitions

Canfor's Swedish subsidiary, Vida Group, has completed a purchase of three sawmills in the Scandanavian country.    [...]

Austrian Binderholz to increase exports to the US market

The US market, including the Central Florida region, has been witnessing rising demand for lumber in recent years, driving an [...]

Covid-19 downturn in EU tropical wood imports, less severe than forecast

The downturn in EU imports of wood and wood furniture products during the initial period of the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

European wood exports via rail transport to China – (not) an alternative?

    China's rail freight traffic to Europe rose sharply during the coronavirus pandemic, mainly due to [...]

Germany: Softwood logs exports to China double H1/2020

In the first half of 2020, Germany exported almost half more softwood logs than in the same period of the [...]
September 7, 2020 Latest Trends / Market Analysis / ...Forestry / Sawmilling / China / Europe

Sweden: Decline in roundwood prices continues in Q2/2020

The second quarter of 2020 shows dropping sawlog prices in Sweden on a yearly basis. Pine sawlogs are cheaper by [...]