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Archives: October 2018

Malaysia: Rising prices for Sarawak logs due to increased demand

Logs prices in Sarawak significantly increased due to higher demand from neighbouring Sabah, which banned timber exports since May this [...]

Rising plywood production in Finland and Russia

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]

China: Price overview for imported logs and sawnwood in October

    The report below contains the latest prices of logs and sawnwood from main timber markets in [...]

Ghana’s exported wood products prices in October

Prices for Ghana's exported wood products are the following between 1-15 October 2018.    Boule [...]

44 million m3 of wood infested by the bark beetle expected in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic

According to estimates by different forestry organizations, in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, around 44 million cubic meters of [...]

Rising wood pellets prices in Austria

The Austrian average retail price for wood pellets ENplus A1 quality (6t) is currently 23.97 cents/kg or 4 [...]

Gabon: All concessions need to be FSC certified by 2022

The President of Gabon has announced that by 2022 all forest concessions in Gabon will have to be certified by [...]

Finnish sawn softwood exports to China suffer due to Chinese government environmental actions

The Finnish production of sawn softwood reached 11,7 million m3 in 2017 and remained below forecasted figures. By the [...]

US lumber prices impacted by recent developments

A number of important lumber-related developments have come out of North America over the last period.    [...]

Opportunities for hardwood in the European construction sector

The UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI) released their Annual Market Review 2017-2018, together with several [...]