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Prices for Finnish roundwood keep stable increase in March

Roundwood prices in Finland have increased in March, as compared to last month, but some of them are still on [...]

Canada and the US have slight chances to resolve lumber dispute by mid-August

By the time talks of renewing NAFTA start in mid-August, there are small chances for Canada and the US [...]

Export value of logs and timber products from Sarawak decreased by 10%

The total export value of logs and timber products in Sarawak decreased as reported to three years ago period, to [...]

US lumber prices lowered, while buyers revived sales

Buyers of framing lumber in the US recovered their businesses after weeks on the sidelines. Producers of various species seeking [...]

The German wood and furniture industry keeps on increasing in 2017

In 2016, the German timber industry reported a 2.4% increase in its turnover, while the total worth of goods [...]

John Deere reports higher worldwide sales of forestry and construction equipment

For the second financial quarter ended April 30, worldwide net sales of John Deere increased 5 percent, to $8.287 [...]

US housing starts predicted to rise 8.4% in 2017

The US National Association of Realtors’ mid-year forecast projects that housing starts will reach 1.27 million this year [...]

Central/West Africa: Improved export demand – logs and sawnwood price prospects looking better

Producers across Central/West Africa continue to be busy taking advantage of improved international demand. There has been some firming [...]

EU unable to assess China’s okoumé plywood production

The European Commission is unable to accurately assess the level of China’s okoumé plywood production. A rough estimate using [...]

Austria: Price of wood pellets further drops in May

Austria's Enplus A1 wood pellets price amounted to an average of EUR 225.1 per tonne in May 2017 [...]