Sawmilling

Downturn in China beginning to impact African tropical logs and sawnwood prices

The economic slowdown in China has started to affect FOB prices with prices for okoume, beli and some of the [...]

India: Logs and sawn timber import demand slows

Economic activity started slowing in India in the middle of October as preparations commenced for Diwali (Festival of Lights) on [...]

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point

    Forests in much of Central Europe have recently suffered extensive damage from a bark beetle outbreak [...]

B.C. lumber giants still report good profits in Q3/2022, but outlook negative

    Inflation and its cure, rising interest rates, are beginning to hit the bottom lines of two [...]

Holmen and SCA plan to build large sawmill in northern Sweden

Holmen and SCA have decided to initiate a pre-study to evaluate the viability of building a new, large-scale [...]

Europe’s Nordic forestry giants deliver great Q3 results, lumber markets weaken

Forestry giants in Northern Europe, Stora Enso, UPM and Metsä Group have benefited from the rising prices on their financial [...]

China: Softwood log demand and prices low; spruce imports from Europe down sharply

China softwood log inventory remains below the 4m m3 despite China having the Golden Week holiday at the start of [...]

Price of birch wood rising sharply in Finland

    The halt in Russian imports has pushed up the price of birch wood in Finland, which [...]

Wood prices expected to continue to rise in Latvia

Currently, there is a shortage of wood and especially pellets in Europe. And at least not yet, it is not [...]

Softwood log prices continue fall in Germany

The German producer price indices for spruce partially stopped their upward trend in August 2022. On average the index for [...]