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Wood Industry Prices

Estonian roundwood prices pick up in March but still way lower as compared to last year

    The prices for roundwood in Estonia have mostly increased during March 2020, despite the coronavirus pandemic [...]

Germany: Sharp fall in pellet prices in May

The price of wood pellets in Germany fell again in May and is now € 230.22 / t for a 6 [...]

Oversupply causes sharp drop in sawlog prices throughout Europe

Sawlog prices throughout Europe decline in 2019, early 2020 mainly from oversupply, enabling European lumber producers to become more globally [...]

N. American softwood lumber prices continue upward trend and are above the levels of last year

North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices last week improved greatly over those one-month-ago, even surpassing what [...]

Sawn softwood prices in Chinese ports driven up by container shortages and rising freight rates

The interruption of the supply chain from China to Europe and Russia led to a lack of containers in the [...]

Austria: Enormous market and timber price pressure due to record amounts of damaged wood

Long-lasting drought, extreme weather events, increasing social demands and difficult market conditions make it difficult for forestry companies in [...]

Oak prices in France under pressure

  After 4 weeks of interruption, sales resumed in April in France's public forests. Because of the lockdown [...]

Sharp drop in Chinese tropical log imports

Tropical log imports in the first two months of 2020 amounted 1.30 million cubic metres, down 26% year on [...]

Some North American softwood dimension lumber prices back to month-ago levels

Improved demand and continued restricted supply last week brought some North American construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices back up [...]

Sweden: Sawlog and pulpwood prices see considerable drop in Q1/2020

Pine logs cost now an average of 478 SEK/m3 (EUR 44.91/m3), while spruce logs cost SEK 501 [...]