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Finland: Trade of roundwood down by 30%, prices of logs on a downward trend

In May, the average stumpage price for pine logs was EUR 53.9 per cubic metre, and the price for [...]

Austria: Massive price drops for logs due to bark beetle infestation and coronavirus crisis

The log market in Austria is currently impacted by the bark beetle infestation and the coronavirus crisis in June.   [...]

China’s European spruce supply disrupted by container shortage

China will receive more and more spruce from European forests, which are currently destroyed by storms and bark beetles.  [...]

Prices of logs in Finland shifting downwards in April 2020

The prices for roundwood in Finland have shifted downwards on all assortments during April 2020, both as compared to the [...]

Spectacular recovery in China’s softwood lumber imports in April

After Chinese imports of softwood lumber experienced a though first quarter, a significant recovery was noticed at the beginning of [...]

The downturn in Finland’s wood market expected to continue; log prices to fall by 3-4% this year

This year, the decline in the Finnish timber market continues as the forest industry's production shutdowns in the early [...]

Lithuanian roundwood prices fall sharply in March 2020

In March 2020, pine logs in Lithuania were priced at € 56/ m3 (-24% compared to March 2019), spruce logs at [...]

Central Europe’s spruce bark beetle crisis could be larger than BC’s pine beetle epidemic

Between 2017 and 2019, over 270 million m3 of standing timber in Central Europe has been damaged by a combination [...]

Roundwood purchases in Finland down by 3 million m3 in Jan.-Apr. 2020

The timber trade has been quieter in recent years than in recent years.    In January-April [...]

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 [...]