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Wood Industry Prices

Chinese timber market faces severe structural market demand shrinkage in 2020

   The Chinese timber market, which was forced to extend holidays due to the coronavirus outbreak, officially resumed work [...]

Germany: Record wood pellet production in 2019, stable prices

   Of the record production of more than 2.82 million t of wood pellets (+ 16.8% compared to [...]

Sweden: Roundwood prices on a downward trend in Q4/2019

Pine logs cost now an average of 477 SEK/m3 (EUR 45.24/m3), while spruce logs SEK 506/m3 [...]

Swedish forest industry affected by weak European markets; virus can reduce exports to China

As a whole, 2019 was a good year for the Swedish forest industry, but not as favorable as 2018. A [...]

Price of pellets in Germany slides due to mild weather

   The price of wood pellets fell slightly in February. The average price for a 6 t purchase quantity [...]

Czech Republic: Prices for softwood timber collapse

   After the intermediate high in the first quarter of 2014, the prices of softwood fell sharply. The downward [...]

Finland: Forest industry under threat due to oversupply, falling prices and strikes

   Finland's forest industry has now become under threat by oversupply caused by the bark beetle and storms [...]

Estonia: Sharp fall in sawlog and pulpwood prices

   Roundwood prices in Estonia are starting to feel the pressure of the bark beetle crisis in Europe, although [...]