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German sawmill industry under rising pressure as lockdown tightens

   The Corona crisis goes into the second round in winter and increases the pressure in the individual processing [...]

Russia: Rising roundwood price trend reversed in September 2020

After a sharp recovery in the summer months from the Covid-19 negative impact, roundwood prices in Russia have started [...]

Mixed price developments for North American softwood lumber prices

   As market conditions stabilized, some North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices fell further, others were flat [...]

Germany: Pellets more expensive in November 2020

   In November, pellets became somewhat more expensive on a national average in Germany. The price for one ton [...]

Canfor to sell Fort Nelson forest tenure to wood pellet producer

   Canfor will sell its forest tenure in the Fort Nelson region of British Columbia to the wood pellet [...]

TTF and TRADA plan to merge

   The Governing Boards of the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and the Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA) have [...]

Mayr-Melnhof offers US $ 30 million for Klausner Lumber Two; other six interested parties

   Mayr-Melnhof Holz intends to submit a “stalking horse bid”  for Klausner Lumber Two, Enfield / North Carolina. This [...]

Austria: Historical low wood prices due to bark beetle and corona crisis

   Climate change, the corona crisis and difficult market conditions have put Austria's forest industry in a difficult [...]

European bark beetle logs fill China’s wood hunger

   The world wood market has become very chaotic due to the outbreak of the coronavirus which seriously impacted [...]

Brazil: Domestic demand recovering and exports of most wood products rising

   At the beginning of the pandemic there were forecasts of reductions in domestic demand and exports, notably of [...]