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Keyword: Softwood

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 [...]

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 [...]

Finnish sawn softwood exports to China suffer due to Chinese government environmental actions

The Finnish production of sawn softwood reached 11,7 million m3 in 2017 and remained below forecasted figures. By the [...]

Exports of French softwood logs to China rise by more than six times

    The European softwood logs exports to China have went up by 560% during January-June 2018 [...]

US lumber market shows its volatility in 2018 as prices crash in September

Deep cuts in prices of framing lumber persisted through a second straight week, leaving traders stunned at the volatility of [...]

Chinese Q1/2018 imports of logs up 14% in volume and 25% in value

China’s log imports in the first quarter of 2018 totalled 14.38 million cubic metres valued at US$2 [...]

Trends and developments of the European sawmill industry in 2018

During the third EOS Board Meeting of 2017 held in October 2017, the Board Members expressed an interest in defining [...]

U.S. softwood lumber production on the rise, while Candian output falls

U.S. sawmills produced 14.752 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first five months of 2018 [...]

Downward trend in Latvian sawn softwood exports

Sawn and planed sawn softwood exports from Latvia went down by 15% during the Q1/2018, to 603,000 m3 [...]

Growth of Russian sawnwood exports negatively impacted by slowing Chinese demand

In the first quarter of 2018, the supply of sawn softwood from Russia increased by 1.8% (YoY) to 6 [...]