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Vietnam reach export target for timber and wooden products

Experts believe Vietnam this year will reach its export target for timber and wooden products at 12 billion USD, despite [...]

Impact of Covid 19 on US’ forest supply chain

The global forest products industry has been making headlines since the COVID-19 pandemic struck at the beginning of 2020 [...]

Finland: Forest industry exports drop 18% in H1/2020

In the first half year the exports value of the Finnish forest industry products totalled in real terms EUR 5 [...]

Current trends in the global softwood lumber markets

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and its bad consequences on trade, there are more positive signals to notice in the [...]

Sawlog prices down globally in Q2/2020

Sawlog prices fell in most of the major regions of the world in the 2Q/20. A strengthening US dollar [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices increase by smaller amounts as demand slows

The unprecedented increases in North America construction framing softwood lumber prices seen so far during 2020 slowed somewhat last week [...]

Impact of COVID-19 on the EU tropical wood market varies across member states

The impact of COVID-19 on imports of tropical wood and wood furniture on individual EU27 countries has varied widely [...]

Swedish sawmills take advantage of opportunities in the US market

Danske Bank's head of the forestry and agriculture business area, Johan Freij, summarizes the situation in the timber market [...]

Roundwood prices plummet in Estonia

Under the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the price pressure of the bark beetle infestation in Central Europe [...]

US lumber market: Sawmills struggle to supply

The price of lumber in the Chicago futures market is at an all-time high. The demand for lumber is [...]