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Germany: Wood products prices round-up; February 2019

In February, the German producer price index for wood products has registered a high degree of stagnation as compared to [...]

Austria: Wood pellets prices in March 2019

The price of wood pellets in Austria is higher in March 2019 as compared to March 2018. The price currently [...]

Europe’s softwood lumber exports to China collapse; 1 million m3 less sent last year

The European softwood lumber exports to China fell by -32% during January-December 2018, as compared to the same period [...]

Japan to import less Malaysian plywood due to rising prices

Japan expects its imported volume of plywood from Malaysia to further decline this year because of increasing prices. Malaysia, the [...]

Poland: Wood pellets prices evolution in 2018

Current wood pellets production in Poland is close to 1 million tons per year.  Along with imports, the Polish wood [...]

More lumber produced in the US and less in Canada in 2018

Softwood lumber production by U.S. sawmills in 2018 was 34.873 billion board ft. (bbf), up 3.3% from [...]

Mixed trends in US lumber prices as market becomes uncertain

Framing lumber sales in US were inconsistent and price trends mixed, leaving buyers and sellers uncertain about the market’s [...]

More Russian plywood on the EU market

Russian plywood deliveries to the EU totaled EUR 504 million in 2018, a 13% rise compared to the EUR 447 [...]

Germany: Seasonal price drop for wood pellets in March

    The price of wood pellets fell in Germany by 0.8 percent in March compared to [...]