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Wood Industry Prices

Germany: Wood prices defy the construction crisis

Softwood lumber prices in Germany are holding up. Hardwood prices are rising. Energy wood is still in demand. Pulpwood is [...]

Housing slowdown may mean more downtime for N. American lumber producers

With signs that U.S. inflation has peaked, expectations are becoming more widespread for the Fed to begin tapering rate [...]

Swedish sawn timber export prices continue to fall

In September, for the 4th consecutive month, Swedish sawn timber export prices fell further compared to the previous month. Recall [...]

Germany: Producer price index for sawn softwood shows mixed developments

    According to the Federal Statistical Office, the German producer price indices for commercial products such as [...]

France: Lumber prices for Q3/2022

As the below table shows, Q3/2022 prices for various lumber products in France have shown some mixed developments as [...]

China: Considerable rise in European spruce log inventories

Softwood log inventories at China’s main ocean ports totaled 3.72 million m3 on October 29th, 2022, a slight [...]

Emerging hardwood market challenges and opportunities in Europe

The sawn hardwood trade in Europe experienced a period of unprecedented demand and good margins in 2021 and the first [...]

Pellet prices in Germany fall drastically

Pellet prices fell in Germany to €555/t in the second week of November. This means that wood pellets now [...]

Austria: Sawlog prices stable in November 2022

The Austrian sawmill industry is sufficiently stocked with softwood logs corresponding to the current demand, but there are regional differences [...]