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Prices for logs continue to increase in Estonia

Roundwood prices in Estonia increased again in October 2018, similar to the rapid rise in prices which started at the [...]

Chinese wood products companies shift to Vietnam

The tariffs imposed on the imports of Chinese goods to the US have hit the target: to push production out [...]

US lumber prices on a downward trend in December

Trading in framing lumber limped toward the holidays, as buyers kept a low profile. Prices were flat to mixed, but [...]

Sawlog prices declining around the world in the 3Q/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]

Russia: Lumber exports keep on growing, while logs exports fall

In January-October 2018, Russia increased its lumber exports, both in value and in volume terms, indicate the statistics published [...]

US softwood lumber prices fall at the beginning of December

Demand for framing lumber was light last week. Buyers held back amid seasonal slowness, weather, and concerns about the broader [...]

Finland: Strong lumber production this year; pulp industry booming

Sawmill lumber production volumes in Finland rose to 2.7 million cubic meters in July-September, up by 3.8 [...]

A new market segment for Swedish sawmills in China

China does not have a well-developed quality system with third-party controls like the Nordic quality system NTR, which [...]

9% rise in EU imports of tropical sawnwood

Despite a slow start to the year, EU imports of tropical sawnwood were 539,000 MT in the first nine [...]

Austria: Softwood lumber prices on a downward trend in November

In November, most softwood lumber assortments in Austria are on a declining price trend. The only exception is the price [...]