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Prices for imported softwood timber have skyrocketed in China

Market demand recovery, the ban on imports of Australian logs and rising ocean freight rates have recently triggered a sharp [...]

Czech Republic: Prices for softwood timber collapse

   After the intermediate high in the first quarter of 2014, the prices of softwood fell sharply. The downward [...]

Germany: Slowing softwood timber market

During the third quarter of 2016, the German softwood sawmills experienced a weakly positive outcome.    The [...]
February 2, 2017 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Lumber / Europe / Global

Austria: Softwood timber more expensive in January 2017

In January, prices of softwood timber in Austria have increased for almost all assortments as compared to December. However, if [...]

Brexit starting to show its negative effects on UK’s softwood timber imports

The Brexit vote on June 23rd 2016 has lead to a downturn in UK's softwood timber imports during the [...]

Sweden: Promotion in China pays off with high rise in softwood timber exports

China’s softwood timber imports from Sweden have been increasing in recent years due to the fact that the Sweden [...]

Exports of softwood timber from Belarus to EU jump by 35% due to log export ban

As Belarus decided to ban exports of unprocessed wood starting January 1st, 2016, logs deliveries to Europe have stopped.  [...]

Declining trend for Russian softwood timber prices reversed in 2016

The price for Russian softwood lumber, denominated in US dollars, began to decline starting 2014, following the devaluation of the [...]
January 16, 2017 Daily News / Market Analysis / Lumber / Statistics

Sweden to compete with Russia on softwood timber exports to China?

As the rapid growth in softwood timber exports to China is showing no signs of slowing down, the Swedish Forest [...]

Softwood timber prices on the rise in Austria

Prices for softwood lumber in Austria rose slightly for almost all assortments. There are some exceptions: edged and rough boards [...]