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Archives: February 2020

Russia: Roundwood price developments in December 2019

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

Coronavirus is likely to disrupt the U.S. furniture industry

   U.S. business groups and furniture importers expect the spread of a new virus that originated in China [...]

Canadian lumber giants’ shares rise on news that the U.S. will greatly reduce softwood lumber duties

   News that the U.S. could reduce duties on Canadian softwood lumber, have increased the Canadian lumber companies [...]

Brexit, a growing problem for the German furniture industry

   Brexit is becoming an increasing problem for the German furniture industry.    "Already since 2016 [...]

Europe surpasses Canada to become China’s second softwood lumber supplier

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

India: Particleboard capacity expected to rise in 2020

   Due to a perceived increase in availability of raw wood materials from local sawmills, the Indian state of [...]

Finland: Roundwood prices in December 2019

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

US Dept. of Commerce 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’s forest industry output impacted by the global economic downturn

    Out of the main product groups in Finland's forest industry, paper, board, lumber and plywood [...]