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European spruce logs and lumber exports to China see strong rise in Jan.-Sep. 2020

   Despite the ongoing corona crisis which has slowed trade in many European countries, EU spruce logs and spruce [...]

Top biggest pellet producers in Central Europe

   RZ Pellets in Austria and Ante Holz in Germany have the biggest pellet production capacities in their respective [...]

Challenges for the EU wood market as many countries go back into lockdown

   It remains to be seen whether the recovery in EU wood market will be sustained as there are [...]

Prospects for the German wood industry are deteriorating again, as number of infections rise

   The mood among companies in the German wood industry clouded over slightly in October against the background of [...]

Outlook of the Finnish sawmill industry

Cooling of the Finnish economy could already be seen in autumn 2019. The Finnish economy has suffered seriously from the [...]

Södra raises the price for spruce timber

The Swedish sawmill industry's demand for wood continues to increase despite the global economic situation being uncertain due to [...]

Sharp drop in China’s sawnwood imports

   According to China Customs data, China imported 17 million cubic metres of sawnwood in the first half of [...]

Roundwood prices in Finland on the rise in September

   The average price for pine logs in Finland in September was 54.7 euros per cubic meter, for [...]

Estonian companies looking to buy sawn timber from Belarus

   Timber processors in Estonia are looking into procuring sawn timber from Belarus. However, even though raw material is [...]

EU27 tropical timber imports stronger than expected so far in 2020 

   Total EU27 (i.e. excluding the UK) import value of tropical wood and wood furniture products was US [...]