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Wood Industry Prices

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 [...]

German softwood lumber prices down 21% in September

The current situation in the German timber market is still fragile, largely dependent on the growing demand for timber brought [...]

Disruptions in global trade of lumber and logs due Ukraine war

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24th came as a shock to many in Europe and around the world [...]

Softwood log prices in Latvia continue to rise in Q3/2022

From July 2022 to September 2022, the price of softwood log assortments has continued to rise in the Latvian wood [...]

European sawn softwood production and demand expected to cool down in H2/2022

Sawn softwood production in EOS (European Organization of the Sawmill Industry) countries has been growing for a number of years [...]

Downturn in China beginning to impact African tropical logs and sawnwood prices

The economic slowdown in China has started to affect FOB prices with prices for okoume, beli and some of the [...]

Germany: Sharp fall in wood pellet prices

In October, the prices for wood pellets in Germany fell by more than 100 euros per ton. And there is [...]

India: Logs and sawn timber import demand slows

Economic activity started slowing in India in the middle of October as preparations commenced for Diwali (Festival of Lights) on [...]

Central European roundwood markets are at a turning point

Forests in much of Central Europe have recently suffered extensive damage from a bark beetle outbreak, leading to temporary increases [...]

Vietnam’s wood trade under pressure due to logging, Ukraine war

Reputational risks are piling up for a Vietnamese lumber industry already beset by a falloff in demand from the heights [...]