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Sawlog prices in the Baltic States and Poland grow faster than in the Nordic countries

Sawlog prices in countries around the Baltic Sea have tracked each other closely for most of the past 20 years [...]

Finland: The price of lumber seeks balance; plywood competitiveness improves

Demand for Finnish lumber this year has been supported by favorable developments in construction investment in Europe, the United States [...]

Huge opposition mounting against new EU forest strategy

The new 2030 Forest Strategy is triggering diplomatic clashes in the EU over who should be responsible for forest policy [...]

Vietnam wood processors shut down temporarily

Although Vietnam’s wood and wood exports grew by more than 62% (year-on-year) in the period January–June [...]

U.S. lumber prices are rising again-fast

On Friday, the price per thousand board feet climbed another 5% to $494. Since bottoming out at $389 per thousand [...]

Finland: Price of logs expected to rise 12% this year

The Finnish timber market will pick up significantly this and next year, says the Finnish Pellervo Institute PTT). The rise [...]

Germany: Wood prices are stabilizing

The Bavarian State Forests are now reporting that the wood price has stabilized for the first time in more than [...]

Europe could face a raw material scarcity due to Russia’s log export ban

Europe could face a raw material scarcity which may well result as both a direct and indirect consequence of the [...]

Prices for Finland’s exported lumber expected to fall after record highs

The Finnish forest industry has benefited from high export prices due to the coronavirus pandemic. The value of exports will [...]

Big increase in UK timber imports from the EU despite Brexit

An impact of the UK’s departure from the EU single market and customs union on 1st January this year [...]