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Global sawlog prices on a downward trend; lumber trade rising

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 1.4% in the 2Q/18. This was the first q-o-q [...]

Finnish sawmill industry kept alive by Asian demand

Last spring, Finlands sawmill industry said that pulp mills growing hunger for wood and the rising price of raw lumber [...]

Forecast: Global wood pellet market to continue sharp growth in the next 10 years

The global wood pellet market is projected to expand at a healthy CAGR of 8.7% during 2018-2028 in [...]

Homag and Anthon to enter a cooperation agreement

Homag Plattenaufteiltechnik GmbH and Anthon GmbH have entered into a cooperation agreement and intend to work closely together in the [...]

Overview of the European wood pellet trade

Due to their location at seaports and limited domestic production, the large power utilities in the United Kingdom and Belgium [...]

Austria: Wood pellet prices reach highest level in one year

At the beginning of the autumn season the price of ENplusA1 wood pellets in Austria has increased slightly considerably after [...]

Romanian wood processing industry in crisis due to supply issues and rising timber prices

The volume of the exploited wood in 2017 in Romania reached 17.898 m3 of which 6.325 m3 are [...]

Roundwood prices in Norway up by 15% in Q2/2018

In Norway, a total of 2.80 million cubic metres of industrial roundwood were cut for sale in the second [...]

EU demand for wood pellets to rise to 24 million tonnes this year; Italy and the UK the main consumers

The EU is the world’s largest wood pellet market, with consumption of about 22.7 MMT (million metric tonnes [...]

EU imports of tropical logs & sawnwood recover a little ground in the first half of 2018

After a downturn in 2017, the quantity of EU imports of tropical logs recovered a little ground in the first [...]