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Wood Industry Prices

Sweden: Sawlog prices continue to rise in Q3/2022

During the third quarter of 2022, delivery timber prices for both sawlogs and pulpwood in Sweden increased in comparison with [...]

France: Depression on the Douglas fir market; prices in freefall

The downward trend in the Douglas fir market is now clearly confirmed. We can even speak of a serious drop [...]

US lumber: Post-bubble prices under further pressure

US lumber futures continued to fall over the past few months as weakening housing markets in major economies amid rising [...]

Latvia: Wood prices have reached a temporary low, no further falls expected

Latvian wood processing company SIA "Kronus" predicts for the fourth quarter of 2022 that wood prices have reached a temporary [...]

Estonia: Softwood log prices continue to fall in Q3/2022

The ongoing war in Europe and the energy crisis caused by Russia have led to abnormal developments in the Estonian [...]

Ocean freights drop sharply as global trade slows down

In 2021, the skyrocketing shipping prices have made the world's major shipping companies more profitable, but now, such good [...]

UK: Uncertain timber market conditions expected in 2023

The Timber Development UK (TDUK) annual market conference in central London was unequivocal in its message – falling demand and prices [...]

Mood in the German timber industry has improved slightly in October

After a temporary low point at the start of autumn, the mood in the German timber industry improved in October [...]

IHC 2022: Hardwood market between shortages of raw materials and high energy costs

On the 28th of October, a successful International Hardwood conference was organised in Lyon by the French National Wood Federation [...]