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Trade and tariffs cut deep into the US hardwood industry

Prior to the trade and retaliatory tariff battle between the U.S. and China in mid-2018, the U.S [...]

BC’s forestry giants to report weak Q3 amid weak wood markets, high log costs and US lumber duties

B.C. forestry companies are set to report lacklustre third-quarter financial results as tough market conditions send ripples through [...]

Germany: Seasonal price increase for pellets in October

As usual for this time of year, the price of wood pellets in Germany rose by 2.1% in October [...]

Continuing potential for timber market growth in the Netherlands

The national report on the Dutch timber market issued in advance of the 77th session of the ECE Committee on [...]

Development of China’s wood-based panel sector continues

In 2018 the volume of China’s wood-based panel exports totaled 14.23 million cubic metres, an increase of [...]

Surge in foreign investment from China in Vietnam’s wood processing sector

The surge in the number of new FDI projects into Vietnam’s wood processing sector continues. Most of the investment [...]

Netherlands’ rising influence in EU tropical timber trade

The Netherlands has traditionally played an important role as a driver of tropical timber demand in the EU.    [...]

US softwood lumber price lost ground

The price of benchmark construction framing dimension softwood lumber commodity Western Spruce-Pine-Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr [...]

Swedish Setra reports lower profits on ”increasingly challenging market conditions”

Swedish wood products company Setra has reported an operating profit of SEK 95 (287) million for the period January-September [...]

Nordic wood pellet prices reach historic highs

Nordic pellet prices have reached a fresh record high ahead of the winter demand season, with the supply outlook in [...]