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Wood Industry Prices

Substantial growth in 2017 Chinese sawn softwood imports from Finland

China’s 2017 sawn softwood imports surged 41% to 25.05 million cubic metres, accounting for 67% of total softwood [...]

Solid EU plywood demand, rising import prices

Against this background, European plywood importers variously describe demand ranging from ‘stable and sound’ and ‘at a good level’, to [...]

Overview and outlook of the U.S. plywood market

The U.S. plywood market totaled 13.1M cubic metres in 2017, a decline of 3.1M cubic metres (or [...]

Finnish roundwood prices significantly rose in April

The prices for roundwood in Finland have increased significantly during April 2018, as compared to the same period last year [...]

Climbing prices for New Zealand radiata pine logs in May

Radiata pine log export prices from New Zealand have been rising significantly in May 2018. China has been importing radiata [...]

Wood pellets price in Austria higher than last year

Wood pellets prices in Austria keep stable in June, when compared to the previous month. The average retail price for [...]

Global softwood lumber prices keep on going up during Q1/2018

Global softwood lumber prices continued their two-year climb in the 1Q/18 with the pace being higher in North [...]

Finland’s lumber output forecast to rise in 2018 due to rising exports to China, N. Africa and Japan

The growth of the global economy, increasing demand for forest industry products and investments in Finland’s forest sector continue [...]

Prices for wood pellets in Germany continue to drop in June

The price for wood pellets in Germany is still on a decreasing trend in June. Thus, the average price for [...]

US lumber prices stagnate at record levels

A second muted week of trading since the U.S. holiday generated cracks in prices of framing lumber.    [...]