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Forestry

Trade impact of FLEGT licensing

Based on structured interviews with around 150 companies in the seven main EU markets for tropical timber products (Belgium, France [...]

Brazil: Increasing planted forests areas and planted forest exports

The National Forest Development Plan prepared by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa Florestas) aims at a 20% increase in [...]

Masisa to sell forestry assets in Chile and Argentina

With the aim of strengthening and boosting Masisa’s new commercial strategy, with a focus on the Pacific and the [...]

France: Oak prices rise sharply in 2018

The selling price of standing timber in France's private forests has been growing steadily since 2012. The overall evolution [...]

Myanmar teak logs prices see impressive rise as EU regulations strengthen

Despite the European legislation and its Timber Regulation (EUTR) that is supposed to moralize commercial practices, the teak market remains [...]

Georgia-Pacific to close lumber mill, citing Asian competition for Oregon logs

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products notified employees at its Coos Bay lumber mill Thursday that it will close the facility and [...]

US lumber prices fall for the seven week in a row

Sales of framing lumber in the US continued to lag production, as supply-demand imbalances were noted across the spectrum [...]

Current state of China’s logs imports market

Total softwood log stocks across China are now around 4.2-4.3 million m3. Daily uplift from the ports [...]

Lithuania: Pine and spruce sawlogs more expensive in March 2019

After a stable February, Lithuanian roundwood prices went up again in March both as compared to February as well as [...]

China: Prices of main wood commodities in March 2019

      This index contains the March 2019 updated prices of logs and lumber from the [...]