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US lumber prices rise sharply amid sawmill curtailments in BC

Lumber prices continued their sharp climb in June after North America’s largest producer said it would close one mill [...]

France: The bark beetle crisis pushes down the prices for softwoods at auctions

In the northern half of France, forest owners of spruce and fir are very concerned. During an unusually mild winter [...]

The future’s not bright for the Indian plywood industry

The future hasn't panned out the way organised Indian plywood and particleboard makers envisaged after the implementation of the [...]

Enviva sold 30% more pellets in the first quarter

The US-based pellet producer Enviva Partners LP marketed 843,000 t of pellets in the first quarter. Compared to [...]

Romania plans to ban the exports of logs

Romania's ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) has announced the intention to file a bill to ban the export of [...]

U.S. hardwood lumber exports to China drop 40% in Q1/2019

Hardwood lumber exports from U.S. to China fell 39.8% y-o-y to 352.0 thousand m3 in [...]

Booming roundwood prices in Norway

Following a favourable 2018 for the Norwegian forest industry, when a total of 10.7 million cubic metres of roundwood [...]

Russia: RFP Group plans to build a second wood pellet plant

RFP Group plans to build a second pellet plant with a capacity of about 70 thousand tons per year  [...]

Sharp drop in US lumber prices

The US lumber market took a step back after showing signs in prior weeks that it might break out of [...]