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Wood Industry Prices

Germany: KVH prices falling; hardwood more expensive

The German wood products price index registered some mixed developments in September. Except lumber and reserve square timber, all sawn [...]

US lumber prices rise slightly after weeks of decrease

Trading in framing lumber picked up, and firming prices sent signals that a bottom had been found. Not all traders [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices below last year

In October, prices for softwood lumber in Austria moved slightly below the previous year. A more pronounced downward trend was [...]

Global pulp industry experiencing drop in prices

In the 2Q/18, global fiber prices indices dropped for the first time in five quarters, mainly because of the [...]

Vietnam: Dropping wood pellet export prices

Wood pellet prices in Vietnam, one of main wood pellet supplying countries in South-East Asia, soared since September last [...]

Swedish roundwood prices at lowest level in 20 years

The delivery prices on sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden rose by 5.5 percent and 3.4 percent respectively [...]

Czech forestry industry in crisis: Roundwood prices halved due to the bark beetle infestation

Forests in the Czech Republic are suffering. Frequent periods of prolonged draught have weakened trees, leaving them prone to harmful [...]

US lumber prices at lowest levels in two years

Disappointment permeated US framing lumber markets, as trading lacked follow-through from the previous week’s pickup in sales. One [...]

Finland: Rising roundwood prices this autumn

In September, the stumpage price for pine logs in Finland was EUR 61.6 per cubic metre,  and the price [...]

Malaysia: Rising prices for Sarawak logs due to increased demand

Logs prices in Sarawak significantly increased due to higher demand from neighbouring Sabah, which banned timber exports since May this [...]