Sawmilling

Global roundwood market expected to grow in the next years as demand rises

The global roundwood market is estimated at a huge figure of approx. $312B, which equals to near 2 billion cubic [...]

North American lumber prices growth flat following historical highs

Prices of benchmark softwood lumber items, like standard grade #2&Btr R/L stayed mostly flat last week — particularly [...]

Global demand for European sawn softwood sees sharp rise

Internationally, sawn softwood consumption is concentrated around 3 equivalent poles: Europe, Asia and North America. Demand is well oriented there [...]

China and Finland forced to find alternative sources for Russian roundwood

    Russia has been one of the largest roundwood traders globally for many years by exporting roughly [...]

Bark beetle damage in Europe could be significantly reduced due to favorable climatic factors

    If there is no large-scale drought in 2021, it will effectively reduce forest damage caused [...]

US housing industry calls on Biden administration to find remedies for skyrocketing lumber prices

Soaring lumber prices and chronic shortages are prompting key U.S. housing industry participants to call on the Biden administration [...]

Australian request to China to resume timber exports ignored by Beijing officials

Australia is bracing for a drawn-out disruption to its A$1.6 billion ($1.23 billion) annual timber trade [...]

China’s timber industry in search for other import sources to ease the impact of Australian supply

  The Chinese timber industry is diversifying its import sources to ease the impact of the suspension of Australian [...]

2021 still full of challenges for the global container market

  The global shipping system is currently experiencing a unique and unexpected crisis. A series of unusual events triggered [...]